07/08/2020

Tender for the Hector Research Career Development Award for Junior Scientists

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    Hector Fellow Academy
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    Germany
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Funding
  • DEADLINE DATE
    30/10/2020
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Natural sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)
    Established Researcher (R3) (Researchers who have developed a level of independence)

Description

Outline

The Hector Research Career Development Award (Hector RCD Award) was announced in 2020; with it the Hector Fellow Academy (HFA) pursuits the goal of promoting and supporting the scientific career of junior researchers in the area of natural and engineering sciences. The award aims to nurture and encourage young scientists at a critical point of their careers, but also to promote careers of young women in the STEM field.

What is funded

  • Single payment of 25.000€ 

  • Material equipment budget of 9.500€ per annum for three years

  • Funding of a doctorate position (DFG guidelines)

  • Membership in the Hector Fellow Academy and the benefits coming with it such as an interdisciplinary network of elite researchers and the opportunity for applying to other funding formats of the academy

Duration

Application phase: September 1st - October 30th, 2020

Eligibility

W1 professors and junior research group leaders from the STEM field, medicine and psychology

Disclaimer:

The responsibility for the funding offers published on this website, including the funding description, lies entirely with the publishing institutions. The application is handled uniquely by the employer, who is also fully responsible for the recruitment and selection processes.