01/09/2016

DFG Emmy Noether Programme

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    Germany
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Funding
  • DEADLINE DESCRIPTION
    No specific calls, permanent possibility to hand in proposals
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Formal sciences
    Humanities
    Natural sciences
    Professions and applied sciences
    Social sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)

Outline

To provide outstanding young researchers with the opportunity to rapidly qualify for a leading position in science and research or for a university teaching career by leading an independent junior research group and assuming relevant teaching duties. To recruit young, outstanding post-docs working abroad (back) to Germany. Foreign applicants are expected to continue their scientific career in Germany following completion of the funding period. This intent must be confirmed by the applicant and submitted with the proposal. The DFG especially encourages proposals from female researchers.

Eligibility

All excellent early stage researchers, German or foreign, generally with up to 4 years experience after obtaining a doctorate and two years of postdoctoral experience, with substantial international experience and rapid completion of research training.

What is funded

Extend of funding depends on the selected modules. Possible modules are: Emmy Noether Junior Research Group Leader (your position) Basic Module (direct project costs, project-specific staff, and instrumentation) Temporary Substitutes for Clinicians Mercator Fellow Project-Specific Workshops Public Relations

Duration

Generally 5 years