BREMEN TRAC offers two-year incoming fellowships program for postdoctoral level at University of Bremen. The incoming fellowship is co-financed by the Marie Curie Program of the European Union and awarded to excellent postdoctoral researchers at an early stage in their career. The program is open to all fields of research represented at the University of Bremen. Successful applicants of any nationality complying with the rules of mobility can apply.
Study Subject(s): The program is open to all fields of research represented at the University of Bremen.
Course Level: This fellowship is for pursuing Postdoctoral Research level.
Scholarship Provider: Marie Curie Program of the European Union
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany
Eligibility: -BREMEN TRAC applicants can be of any nationality, but at the time of application, researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Germany for more than twelve months in the three years immediately prior to the call deadline.
-They must have received their doctorate no later than two years ago (date of issue of the doctoral degree certificate).
-The detailed eligibility criteria are set out in the BREMEN TRAC guide for applicants.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The International researchers can apply for this fellowship.
Scholarship Description: BREMEN TRAC is a highly competitive, merit-based postdoctoral program that aims to attract international researchers in order for them to conduct their own excellent research project at the University of Bremen. The target group are outstanding newly minted PhDs (at most up to two years after having received their doctorate) who have a project that ties in with research conducted in Bremen.
Number of awards offered: Each call for applications will offer six two-year postdoctoral fellowships.
Duration of award(s): BREMEN TRAC Fellows will receive a two-year working contract.
What does it cover? German civil service remuneration system with the accordant social benefits and rights plus a monthly mobility allowance. Social security and health insurance are covered by the salary (pay grade E 13 TV-L). Beyond that, fellows receive a travel allowance once for their relocation to Bremen. In addition, a research allowance of up to 8.000 € per year depending on the project needs is offered to cover expenses for various activities, such as conference and workshop participation and/or organization, field research (in Germany or abroad) and publication costs. Fellows will have to take up work in Bremen no later than six months after call deadline.
Selection Criteria: Positions are awarded competitively and come with an own research budget.
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: The application needs to be submitted electronically via an online application form.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The Germany International Postdoctoral Fellowship application closing date is April 1, 2013.