APPLICATION FOR EXTERNAL SENIOR FELLOWSHIPS (ESF): The University of Freiburg offers the Marie S. Curie “FRIAS COFUND Fellowship Program (FCFP)”.
No. of fellowships: 20 Incoming or Reintegration fellows per year (juniors and seniors)
Disciplines: all disciplines
Duration: 3 to 12 months
Location: Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS), Germany
Application deadline: Octuber yearly
- Hold aPhD
- Plus a min. of 6 years postdoc research experience or a tenured professorshipor equivalent permanent position.
- Applicants should not have resided or have carried out work, studies, etc. in Germany for more than a total of 12 months during the 3-year period prior to the application deadline.
Required documents are:
- Annexes 1 – 4 are to be included in one pdf-file.
- Cover page(max. 1 page).
- Title, name (last, first), e-mail address, link to webpage (optional)
- Date of doctorate (PhD defense)
- Current institution (Name of institution/city/country)
- Research field
- Project title
- Envisaged period of research stay at FRIAS
- The two most important reasons for choosing FRIAS at the University of Freiburg as a host for the research project.
- Established contacts at Freiburg University (name, department; where applicable: host laboratory).
- Project proposal(max. 6 pages).
The structure of the project proposal is as follows:
- Research field, title and short abstract of the research project.
- Aims, theoretical framework and methodology of the project.
- Work plan and feasibility (time schedule and projected costs).
- Innovative potential, originality and relevance of the project.
- Added value of conducting research at FRIAS and the University of Freiburg (both for the applicant and the local research community).
- Issues concerning research ethics.
- CV in tabular form (max. 2 pages).
- Publication list (especially of the last ten years): Plzhighlighting the most important publications & the most important project-specific publications (max. 2 pages).
- Completed ethical issues table(mandatory for all disciplines).
|Organization||University of Freiburg|
|Subject areas||All disciplines|
|Fellowship||As per European law|
|Deadline||10 October (Yearly)|
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