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...@@ -42,7 +42,7 @@ actually employed by the state. ...@@ -42,7 +42,7 @@ actually employed by the state.
By default, you will be enrolled to an insurance called \enquote{VBL By default, you will be enrolled to an insurance called \enquote{VBL
Klassik}. Klassik}.
You can opt for the \enquote{VBL Extra} instead, if you are likely to be employed You can opt for the \enquote{VBL Extra} instead, if you are likely to be employed
at KIT for \emph{less} than five years~\footnote{ at KIT for \emph{less} than three years~\footnote{
\url{https://www.vbl.de/de/versicherte/pflichtversicherung/vblklassik/} \url{https://www.vbl.de/de/versicherte/pflichtversicherung/vblklassik/}
and and
\url{https://www.vbl.de/de/versicherte/freiwillige_versicherung/produktinformationen_vblextra/} \url{https://www.vbl.de/de/versicherte/freiwillige_versicherung/produktinformationen_vblextra/}
...@@ -57,12 +57,12 @@ We give no warranty of any kind. ...@@ -57,12 +57,12 @@ We give no warranty of any kind.
Take this information just as an FYI that you have a choice here. Take this information just as an FYI that you have a choice here.
You have to be enrolled in the \emph{Klassik} insurance for at least a You have to be enrolled in the \emph{Klassik} insurance for at least a
waiting period of five years before you are eligible for any services, waiting period of three years before you are eligible for any services,
whereas in the \emph{Extra} you could receive insurance services right whereas in the \emph{Extra} you could receive insurance services right
from the begin. from the begin.
If you opt for the \emph{Extra}, you will fall back into the If you opt for the \emph{Extra}, you will fall back into the
\emph{Klassik} when you get your contract renewed beyond \emph{Klassik} when you get your contract renewed beyond
five years of employment at KIT -- that happens automagically right when three years of employment at KIT -- that happens automagically right when
you renew your contract. you renew your contract.
If you seek a career in public service in Germany, you could likely If you seek a career in public service in Germany, you could likely
carry on a \emph{Klassik} insurance to other public institutions (e.g., carry on a \emph{Klassik} insurance to other public institutions (e.g.,
...@@ -70,8 +70,7 @@ universities). ...@@ -70,8 +70,7 @@ universities).
On the other hand, you can continue paying into an \emph{Extra} On the other hand, you can continue paying into an \emph{Extra}
insurance once you leave KIT (talk to VBL early, there are deadlines). insurance once you leave KIT (talk to VBL early, there are deadlines).
\checkitem{I have given the VBL Klassik / Extra choice some thought and \checkitem{I have given the VBL Klassik / Extra choice some thought}
talked to someone knowledgeable about it.}
\begin{center} \begin{center}
\includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{img/exploits_of_a_mom.png} \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{img/exploits_of_a_mom.png}
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...@@ -105,7 +105,7 @@ For further reading, here are a few books that we recommend. ...@@ -105,7 +105,7 @@ For further reading, here are a few books that we recommend.
\item \enquote{A PhD Is Not Enough! -- A Guide to Survival in Science} \item \enquote{A PhD Is Not Enough! -- A Guide to Survival in Science}
by Peter J. Feibelman (partly more focussed on the US research system but still worth reading) by Peter J. Feibelman (partly more focussed on the US research system but still worth reading)
\item \enquote{Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day} \item \enquote{Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day}
by Joan Bolker (gives some useful tipps on getting started with writing) by Joan Bolker (gives some useful tips on getting started with writing)
\item \enquote{Tomorrow's Professor: Preparing for Academic Careers in Science and Engineering} \item \enquote{Tomorrow's Professor: Preparing for Academic Careers in Science and Engineering}
by Richard M. Reis (fairly expensive but should be a good advisor on deciding whether to aim for a career in science (professorship) or not; was recommended by a professor in 2016's UbiComp Doctoral School) by Richard M. Reis (fairly expensive but should be a good advisor on deciding whether to aim for a career in science (professorship) or not; was recommended by a professor in 2016's UbiComp Doctoral School)
\end{itemize} \end{itemize}