Goethe International Postdoctoral Fellowships Programme (GO-IN), Germany, 2013 is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .
Goethe University is offering postdoctoral fellowships for international applicants in the field of structural biology, cell and gene therapy, oncology, biodiversity and climate research, economics, finance and management. Up to 12 postdoctoral fellowships which will be hosted in at Goethe University are awarded. Duration of the fellowship is 12-24 months according to requirements of the planned project. Application should be submitted till August 15, 2013.
Fellowships are provided in the field of structural biology, cell and gene therapy, oncology, biodiversity and climate research, economics, finance and management at the Goethe University in Germany. Course Level:
The fellowships are available for pursuing postdoctoral degree level at Goethe University in Germany. Scholarship Provider:
Goethe University, Germany Scholarship can be taken at:
Full-time research experience of minimum 4 years (incl. PhD) and max. 10 years, part-time experience is to be converted into full-time equivalent -Applicants may have not spent more than 12 months in Germany in the past three years -Completeness of the application form and further documents -Applying for a time span between 12 and 24 months -The research project generally fits into one of the participating research areas
Scholarship Open for International Students:
International students can apply for the fellowships.
The Goethe International Postdoc Programme (GO-IN) will comprise up to 12 postdoctoral fellowships which will be hosted in one of the key research areas at Goethe University. The programme focuses on incoming mobility and addresses junior researchers from all nationalities. Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main is one of the largest universities in Germany with approximately 41,000 students, 2,650 PhD students and 560 professors in 16 faculties. Embedded in a metropolitan area of considerable economic strength, with a sizeable international population and a cosmopolitan spirit, the University covers a wide range of subjects.
Number of award(s):
12 postdoctoral fellowships are offered.
Duration of award(s):
Fellowships are offered for 12-24 months according to requirements of the planned project.
What does it cover?
Fellows receive 5475 Euros per month before taxes and social contributions (like health and unemployment insurance). This includes a living and travel and mobility allowance. If fellows bring their own children, another 380 Euros will be added per month. Mind that taxes and social contributions in Germany are quite high. Furthermore, a research cost contribution of 800 Euros per month (lab-based research) or 500 Euros per month (theoretical research) is allocated to a fellowship.
Competence of the fellow -Quality and results of previous research with regard to the planned research project -Potential or recognized excellence evaluated with regard to previous research activities, publications and, if applicable, previous third-party funding raised by the applicant -The applicant’s scientific independence -International experience, research activities in an international context, transnational mobility -Additional evaluation criteria regarding teaching, supervision, teamwork, knowledge transfer, management experience, public awareness activities, intersectorial mobility, practical experience Scientific quality of the planned research project
-Novelty and originality of the planned research project -Impact and benefit to the fellow’s career -Precise goals, clear perspective of the project -Target-oriented use of research funds -Realistic time schedule of the project -Integration in the respective research context of Goethe University For each criterion each member of the SC can assign up to three points. An average between the total sums of all Selection Committee members will be formed. All applications below 22 points in average are not considered for further interrogation.
How to Apply:
The mode of applying is online or email. Including the following documents: -completed application form incl. Applicant’s curriculum vitae and optional prizes/awards as well as own extramural funding, patents etc. -a letter of motivation (max. 2,500 characters) -a scanned copy of the doctorate degree expressly indicating the date on which the doctorate was awarded -a scanned reference letter of one senior member of your current institution -Description of the project (max. 25,000 characters, spaces incl.) including a detailed working plan and financial overview on how the Research Cost Contribution (500 Euros per month for theoretical work, 800 Euros per month for lab-based work) will be used. -Ethical issue’s table (only if you would answer one or more questions in the table with a yes)
Scholarship Application Deadline:
The application deadline is August 15, 2013
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