Fellowships for PhD and Postdoc programme in Joachim Herz Stiftung, Germany

Designation/Position- PhD and Postdocs  position

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Joachim Herz Stiftung offers fellowship program for PhD and postdoc position for candidates having relevent degree. The fellowships enable interdisciplinary research and qualification , specialized equipment and tools, participation in events of the Joachim Herz Stiftung and fellowship meetings.

About- The Joachim Herz Stiftung launched a fellowship program to foster interdisciplinary skills and support the careers of young scientists from various disciplines who aim to answer biological research questions. The “Add-on Fellowships for Interdisciplinary Life Science” do not cover living expenses. Instead, they allow PhD candidates and postdocs who are interested in further training in neighboring disciplines to attend conferences, finance research stays or undertake professional training needed in order to gain new insights into relevant research methods.

The fellowships enable interdisciplinary research and qualification (e.g. stays at a research lab and participation in conferences), specialized equipment and tools (laptop, software, etc.), participation in events of the Joachim Herz Stiftung and fellowship meetings. Up to 20 young researchers will receive a maximum amount of 12,500 € per person to be spent over a period of two years. For fellows with children, additional funds are available to cover specific costs, e.g. related to childcare.

Research/Job area– Different disciplines conducting interdisciplinary research, 

Location- Joachim Herz Stiftung, Germany

Job/Position Description- You are integrated in the German science system and wish to gain insight into adjacent branches of study? Research group support your interdisciplinary research and international networking. The Joachim Herz Stiftung provides flexible support of your career development over a period of two years, with a total amount of up to 12,500 Euro. Fellows with children will additionally be provided with funds up to 3,000 Euro for the reconciliation of work and family life.

The Joachim Herz Stiftung supports graduate students and postdocs from different disciplines conducting interdisciplinary research with respect to biological questions. The transition between the two stages is possible during the term of the fellowship (from 11/2018– 12/2020).

How to Apply- Required documents:

  • Completed application form
  • Letter of motivation (max. one page)
  • CV
  • Description of your research (max. one page)
  • Supporting letter of supervisor/group leader (stating her / his support and the need for fostering the applicant’s interdisciplinary skills)
  • Copies of the study diploma / transcript of records and possibly doctoral certificate

Send your application in German or English via the web application system.

Last Date for Apply– July 18, 2018

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