Call for Applications for DRS Incoming Postdoc Fellowships - COFUND-2014 and ...
Call for Applications for DRS Incoming Postdoc Fellowships - COFUND-2014 and POINT/REGAIN-2014 (CLOSED)
Program co-funded by the European Union
The Dahlem Research School's Postdoc Fellowship Program – co-financed by the German Excellence Initiative and the Marie Curie Program of the European Commission – provides funding for outstanding postdoctoral researchers from all disciplines to conduct their own research project at Freie Universität Berlin. The aim is to support highly-qualified postdoctoral researchers who are outstanding in their field and to integrate them into one of the university’s research groups in an early phase of their career.
The program is designed to promote the further academic career development through research funding, a tailored qualification program including essential professional guidance on preparing grant proposals, and the opportunity to develop teaching and leadership skills.At the end of the funding period, DRS fellows are expected to apply for fundingfor follow-up research projects at Freie Universität Berlin.
Dahlem Research School offers
18 Incoming Postdoc Fellowships
in two funding lines: 8 COFUND-2014 and 10 POINT/REGAIN-2014 fellowships
Starting in Spring 2014, each research fellowship will be awarded for 18 months.Applicants have to submit a project planbased around the research fields/ key topics of the participating Excellence Projects or Focus Areas (listed below).
Returnees from phases of international, inter-sectoral and/or non-academic mobility (such as researching outside Germany, working for industry or after a career break e.g. due to family reasons) are specifically encouraged to apply.
Deadline for applications: 15 September 2013
The positions are subject to approval of resources from the European Commission.