The BBC headline yesterday is close to the famous quote of Neil Amstrongs’ with reporting the United States blocking now genetic discrimination.
Or as Kennedy put it forward “the first new civil rights bill of the new century”. Unfortunately, we are lagging behind in Europe. My recent initiative to promote such a legislative in Germany was futile; the most recent goverment proposal only earned a lot of criticism.
We already talked about academic salaries in Germany. “Academics – Das Karriereportal der Wissenschaft” now has some figures on extras. You may expect 250,000€ – 260,000€ in biosciences for your first professorship with annually 48,000€ for consumables. You will get 6 rooms on average and ~2 technical positions, yea, yea.