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Independent Projects for Postdocs at the University of Bremen (deadline: April 1, 2021)

This call is addressed to postdocs from Germany and abroad who apply A) directly after completing their PhD or B) as advanced postdocs with the aim professorship. The offer is support in your scientific career and in the development of your own research profile. Postdocs in early stage right after finishing PhD receive the possibility to be responsible for and lead their own project. One explicit aim is the independent raising of third-party funds (“Eigene Stelle DFG” or “Emmy-Noether-Nachwuchsgruppe”). The other target group, advanced postdocs, is to be enabled to conduct their own independent research projects in an optimally conducive environment, to network in their respective scientific communities, and to pave the way for professorships. Moreover, the Personnel Development Bureau and BYRD at the University of Bremen offer a range of customized offers to train a broad spectrum of personal skills.

conditions: Postdoc position for three years and additional allowance of up to €6,000 per year as well as offers for personnel development and support in writing grant proposals. Research stays abroad are permissible up to nine months. The full postdoc position comes with a teaching load of one class per semester (two hours per week).

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