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Funding of first-time professorial appointments of highly talented female scientists (W2/W3)

06.06.24 - Within the framework of the Joint Initiative for Research and Innovation, the Helmholtz Association is intensifying its efforts to attract and fund highly talented female scientists – especially from abroad – to top positions.

This call aims to support these efforts through the first-time professorial appointment program (W2/W3) for advanced female scientists who are about to become a scientific leader in their field and demonstrate outstanding scientific performance.

The program supports women in their first appointment to a W2 or W3 professorship together with a university. It helps outstanding female scientists to establish themselves as professors at an early stage in their career. Up to 6 permanent appointments can be funded with this call.


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