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Date | 29.05.2020, 2.00 p.m.

Highly qualified female scientists of any scientific discipline, who have completed their university studies can apply for the Hertha Firnberg Programme. The aim of the programme is to improve the career prospects for women in Austrian research facilities and to provide generous support during the postdoc phase for women at the start of their scientific careers or on its resumption following maternity leave.

Target group

Highly qualified female scientists of any scientific discipline, who have completed their university studies

Goals

  • Improvement of the career prospects for women in Austrian research facilities
  • very generous support during the postdoc phase for women at the start of their scientific careers or on its resumption following maternity leave

Requirements

  • completed doctoral studies
  • international scientific publications

Length

36 months (up to 12 months therefrom can be spent at research facilities abroad)

Level

  • personnel costs of 67,670.00 € per year
  • project-specific costs up to 12,000.00 € per year

Applications

Via the FWF’s electronic application portal (elane)

  • 2 calls a year in spring/autumn.
    Next call: April 6 – May 29, 2020; the possibility to submit via elane ends at 2:00 pm local time Vienna/Austria.
  • in English

More information here.

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