2015 BREMEN TRAC Incoming Postdoctoral Fellowship for International Fellows, Germany

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University of Bremen awards postdoctoral fellowships, co-financed by the Marie Curie Program of the European Union, to excellent post-docs at an early stage in applicants career. 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. Each call for applications will offer six two-year postdoctoral fellowships. At least 50% of the positions are reserved especially for women. The application deadline is 1 April 2015.. BREMEN TRAC offers two-year incoming fellowships, co-financed by the Marie Curie Program of the European Union, to excellent post-docs at an early stage in their career. The program is open to all fields of research represented at the University of Bremen. Positions are awarded competitively and come with an own research budget. Succesful applicants of any nationality complying with the rules of mobility will be able to conduct an independent research project in a highly competitive and vibrant research landscape.. Fellowship is available for pursuing postdoctoral research programme.
The research areas of this scholarship are: The program is open to all fields of research represented at the University of Bremen.
Who can apply to this scholarship? 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).
Benefits of the scholarship: BREMEN TRAC Fellows will receive a two-year working contract according to the 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.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: These Incoming Fellowships are awarded for two-year.
Number of scholarships: In the years 2013 to 2015 it is intended to publish yearly calls for applications within the BREMEN TRAC fellowship program. Each call for applications will offer six two-year postdoctoral fellowships. At least 50% of the positions are reserved especially for women.

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