Research Assistantships are granted to excellent international postdocs for a 3-month stay at our university. Both RUB professors and international candidates can initiate an application!
International Postdocs: Find a host!
If you are interested in joining us, you need to find a host. You can either get in touch with our professors directly or confer with Research School first. We will then be glad to establish the contact.
RUB professors: Find an applicant!
If you are interest in inviting an international postdoc to check on a potential collaboration, you are welcome to spread the word and hand in your joint application.
The application consists of two parts - one by the hosting RUB professor and one by the international postdoc. Please find downloads of flyer and applications forms on the right.
Please see below for details on the program.
Getting to know our university as a potential employer, strengthening cooperation with international researchers and institutions, writing joint application for funding proposals. Both international researchers and RUB professors can launch an application.
Grantees receive 3x 1,200€ (total of 3,600€) for a period of 3 months.
International postdoctoral researchers are eligible to apply if they are affiliated with a research institution outside Germany and received their PhD not more than 3 years ago.
The applicant should have an excellent research profile and present a well-founded statement on why they would like to join RUB. Subject-specific early career researchers will review the application and report to the decision-making Executive Board.
The Executive Board decides on all applications based on the reviews by the Early Career Researchers Board. The review process takes 1-2 months.
Application deadlines are June 15 and November 15. Funding can commence any time.
Please finde application forms on the right.