Applications are invited for Einstein postdoctoral fellowship available for young researcher from abroad for conducting science research project at one of the respective Berlin universities or Charité. International applicants are eligible for this fellowship.
The programme offers high-achieving young researchers in Berlin, who already have a source of funding, the chance to include a postdoctoral researcher from abroad in their junior research group and to obtain additional support for material resources.
The programme also seeks to attract international postdoctoral researchers to Berlin by offering them the opportunity to work in the city for up to five years.
Before applying for this programme, the applicant must have procured funding to set up and establish a junior research group at a Berlin university.
Course Level: Fellowship is available for postdoctoral researcher to work in Berlin for up to five years.
Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded for science research project.
Funding is available for a postdoctoral researcher (Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow) who must be recruited from abroad by the applicant. The researcher’s remuneration will be based on the collective wage agreement adopted by the state of Berlin and may in exceptional cases equal the income of the junior research group leader.
Applications may also include an item of expenditure of up to € 20,000 per year to cover material resources for the Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow. In addition, funding may be made available to enable the junior research group to take part in further training in science and research management.
Scholarship can be taken in Germany
Eligibility: Junior research group leaders, who are already receiving funding (e.g. from the DFG or an ERC Starting Grant) to set up and establish a junior research group at one of the respective Berlin universities or Charité, are eligible to apply for this programme.
Nationality: International applicants are eligible for this Einstein Postdoctoral Fellowship.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Before applying for this programme, the applicant must have procured funding to set up and establish a junior research group at a Berlin university.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
How to Apply: Before applying for this programme, the applicant must have procured funding to set up and establish a junior research group at a Berlin university. Applicants are required to use the application forms provided by the Einstein Foundation. Applications may be submitted in any discipline by the dates posted on the Foundation’s website. Applications may only be submitted by junior research group leaders, and with the consent of the university management. If individual host institutions have internal deadlines for applications to the Einstein Foundation, applicants should liaise with the contact person at their institution (a list is included below) well in advance. The application for funding must include:
A description of the part of the project on which the Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow will work.
An explanation of how the work of the Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow will be embedded in the project as a whole, and of the expected added value for the junior research group.
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