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Junior and Senior Fellowships in Germany at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS) 2021/22

Deadline: 30 September 2020

The University of Freiburg, one of the strongest research universities in Germany and member of LERU (the League of European Research Universities), offers a fellowship programme, the Marie S. Curie “FRIAS COFUND Fellowship Programme (FCFP)”.

About 25 incoming or reintegration fellows per year (juniors and seniors) from all disciplines are given the opportunity of spending three to twelve months working on their own research project at the university’s research college, the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS).

All fellows funded by the FCFP distinguish themselves by qualifying as Marie S. Curie Fellows. The university welcomes top researchers from abroad to give their input to its scholarly community, both in terms of research expertise and benefitting the university’s vibrant research culture and diversity.

The current call invites applications for fellowships for the academic year 2021/22. Successful applicants will conduct their fellowship between September 2021 and September 2022. There are two schemes:

  • Junior fellowships (completed PhD plus one to six years of post-doctoral experience) - (12 month fellowships between 1 September 2021 and 30 September 2022)
  • Senior fellowships (completed PhD plus a minimum of six years of post-doctoral experience or a tenured professorship or equivalent permanent position) - (3 to 10 month fellowships between 1 September 2021 and 30 September 2022)

Formal eligibility criteria

  • Applicants must be in possession of a doctoral degree at the time of the application deadline;
    • Junior scheme: completed PhD plus one to six years post-doctoral experience at the time of the application deadline (Time off for family or medical reasons or non-academic professional activities is not counted towards these six years, the effective elapsed time is calculated in accordance with the ERC Standard Eligibility Conditions)
    • Senior scheme: completed PhD plus a minimum of six years post-doctoral research experience or a tenured professorship or equivalent permanent position at the time of the application deadline.
  • Mobility rule: Researchers from all countries are eligible for the Marie S. Curie FCFP; however, applicants may not have resided or have carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc) in Germany for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately preceding the call deadline. Compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays are not taken into account.
  • Applicants must submit the complete application dossier by the specified deadline. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Formatting rules have to be observed. Page limits may not be exceeded.
  • The proposal must meet the standards of academic English in international research.
  • Applicants must propose a research project that can be supported at the University of Freiburg (refers to infrastructural, technical and laboratory requirements, especially in the experimental sciences). Prior to submission of the application, experimental scientists are required to identify a host laboratory in Freiburg where their research project can be carried out.
  • The research project must not be engaged with topics that are excluded from EU funding due to ethical issues.
  • [Read the complete elegibility criteria]

Deadline: 30 September 2020

(Euraxess América Latina y el Caribe)

[Boletín SIUN 500, 20 de agosto de 2020]

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