The rectorate

Vice Rector for Early Career Researchers and Diversity

On January 1, 2019, Prof. Dr. Monilola Olayioye was appointed as a member of the rectorate, responsible for young academics and diversity. Monilola Olayioye is Professor of Molecular Tumor Cell Biology at the Institute of Cell Biology and Immunology, faculty of Energy-, Process and Bio-Engineering at the University of Stuttgart.

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Monilola Olayioye, Vice Rector for Early Career Researchers and Diversity  (c) VISUELL/Universität Stuttgart
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Monilola Olayioye, Vice Rector for Early Career Researchers and Diversity

Responsibilities and goals

As one of Germany’s leading technically-oriented universities with a broad spectrum of teaching and research, the University of Stuttgart offers multiple pathways to a doctoral degree and opens avenues to subsequent careers in science, business, and society. The responsibilities and goals of the Vice Rector for Advanced Graduate Education and Diversity include:

  • A top-class research environment, with all the necessary creative leeway for young academics
  • A comprehensive range of qualifications for doctoral candidates, postdocs and junior professors in preparation for the next career step in the fields of academia and business
  • Development of the mentoring program for young academics to aid the establishment of inter-subject, inter-generational and inter-institutional networks
  • Promotion of and support for the Tenure Track Program
  • Promotion of international networking and internationalization
  • Improving equal opportunities
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Prof. Dr.

Monilola Olayioye

Vice Rector for Early Career Researchers and Diversity