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Research Assistantships

  • CURRENT CALL CLOSED 15 NOVEMBER 2020. NEXT: 15 JUNE 2021

    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. 

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    Since the implementation of the program in 2019, nine international postdoctoral researchers from nine different countries were invited to our university. Please note that due to COVID19, some visits had to be postponed:

    Guest Postdoc

    Home University

    Country

    RUB Host

    Faculty

    Tagra Samir

    Assiut University

    Egypt

    Ralf-Peter Brinkmann

    Electrical Engineering and IT

    Faizal Arya Samman

    Universitas Hasanuddin

    Indonesia

    Volker Staudt

    Electrical Engineering and IT

    Wiktor Marzec

    HSE St. Petersburg

    Russia

    Stefan Plaggenborg

    Historical Sciences

    Hamid Mehdipour

    Sharif University

    Iran

    Christof Hättig

    Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Nadja Melko

    University of Zurich

    Switzerland

    Constance von Rüden

    Historical Sciences

    Adam Simmons

    Lancaster University

    UK

    Verena Krebs

    Historical Sciences

    Ernesto Santoro

    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

    USA

    Christian Merten

    Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Anik Nandi

    Queen's University, Belfast

    Northern Ireland

    Laura Morgenthaler-Garcia

    Philology

    Hernán Joel Maltz

    CONICET and University of Buenos Aires

    Argentina

    Yasmis Temelli

    Philology

Aim

Aim

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.

Funding

Funding

 

 

Grantees receive 3x 1,200€ (total of 3,600€) for a period of 3 months.

 

Eligibility

Eligibility

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.

Review Criteria

Review Criteria

 

 

 

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.

 

Review Process

Review Process

 

The Executive Board decides on all applications based on the reviews by the Early Career Researchers Board. The review process takes 1-2 months.

Deadlines

Deadlines

CURRENT CALL CLOSED 15 NOVEMBER 2020.  NEXT CALL: 15 JUNE 2021

Contact

Dr. Jörn Benzinger
International Affairs

Room: FNO 01/136 (new!)
Phone:  +49 234 32 27124

Responsible for all incoming funding lines

(Virtual) consultation by appointment