It happened that 2 offers for similar positions, which goal would be to get the Habilitation, occured at the same time.
One position would be a 3+3 years in one of the best German Universities, while the second would be a 2 years position in a very good university in Switzerland (as a continuation of a postdoc in the same department).
My doubt would be: if the same "degree" of Habilitation could be achieved in a 2 years position (in Switzerland), what could be the benefits to go for the 3+3 years position in Germany?
In particular, if, after the habilitation, you always need to look and apply for a professorship, and likely change working place.
In other words, isn't it better to get the Habilitation as fast as possible, in order to apply for a professorship as soon as possible?
Or maybe there are pros and better benefits to get the Habilitation in Germany in a longer period than in Switzerland, in a shorter period.
In addition, if I understood correctly, many consider the period of getting the Habilitation still as a postdoc phase instead of a sort of professorship. So, isn't it better to keep that period of Habilitation as short as possible, in order to get the title of professor as soon as possible ?
Comments and thoughts are very welcome!