Ludwig-Maxilimians-Universität (LMU) München
Job type: fellowship
Application deadline: February 29, 2016
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) München ist one of the leading research universities in Europe, with a more than 500-year-long tradition. As part of the “LMU Academic Career Program”, LMU Munich will award 10 Research Fellowships to excellent junior academics.
The program aims to attract outstanding postdoctoral researchers from all over the world. Applications are welcome from candidates of all disciplines who have completed their doctoral studies within the last three years with outstanding results. Applicants must present an independent research project as part of their application.
The project must be supported by a professor of LMU Munich. The fellows will become members of the Young Center of the Center for Advanced Studies and be able to make use of its services.
Research fellows will receive an attractive salary according to the German “Tarifvertrag der Länder (TV-L)” (typically TV-L grade E 14). Applicants may apply for an additional start-up funding up to the amount of € 25,000 as well as for material and travel expenses of up to € 10,000 per year. In the first two years after the completion of their research fellowship, the fellows may be granted up to € 5,000 for continuing cooperation with LMU Munich. The fellowships are tenable for two years. In exceptional cases, it is possible to apply for an additional year of funding.
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply. LMU Munich intends to enhance the diversity of its faculty members. Furthermore, disabled candidates with essentially equal qualifications will be given preference.
Closing date for applications is 29 February 2016. The fellowships should commence by October 2016.
For all information regarding your application please consult: www.lmu.de/excellent/research-fellowships
Posted: January 04, 2016