Funding programs for leading female scientists

Funding of first-time appointments of excellent female scientists (W2/W3)

Within the framework of the Joint Initiative for Research and Innovation, Helmholtz is intensify-ing its efforts to attract and fund excellent female scientists. The current concept of the Initia-tive and Networking Fund (2017–2020) aims to support these efforts through the first-time ap-pointment program (W2/W3) for female scientists with outstanding qualifications.

Call for applications 2019

 

Helmholtz Distinguished Professorship – funding to recruit top-level international female scientists (W3)

Scientific management positions are the defining element of any research institution. As joint appointments with universities, they are also an important link between Helmholtz, non-university research organizations, and its university partners. Within the framework of the Joint Initiative for Research and Innovation, the Helmholtz Association is intensifying its efforts to attract excellent female scientists from abroad to these positions. Together with its funding bodies, it is continuing its successful recruitment initiative of recent years under the new “Helmholtz Distinguished Professorship” program.

Call for applications 2019

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