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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Seven postdoctoral fellowships in all subjects for female researchers, Berlin, GERMANY

The International Post-Doc Initiative (IPODI) is part of the gender 
equality strategy of the Technische Universitt Berlin and aims at 
increasing the number of female researchers in leadership positions. The 
IPODI Fellowship Program is open to outstanding female researchers of all 
nationalities and from all fields of research represented at the TU 
Berlin. IPODI awards

   Seven Incoming Postdoctoral Fellowships

     (salary scale between E 13 and E 14 TV-L)

 IPODI Fellows will receive:

   * A two-year employment contract including social security and health
     insurance as well as pension coverage,
   * A mobility and a travel allowance,
   * A monthly contribution to research costs,
   * The opportunity for professional training in career development and
     research management.

 Conditions for application:

   * Applicants must have at least two and not more than ten years of
     research experience after obtaining their doctoral degree, in
     exceptional cases an extension of up to three years is possible,
   * Applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activity
     in Germany for more than 12 months in the three years prior to the
     call deadline,
   * The research proposal has to be supported by a cooperating professor
     of the TU Berlin.

 Required documents include:

   * An innovative and independent research proposal and a time plan
     demonstrating how the proposed objectives are to be achieved,
   * A letter of motivation detailing career perspectives and motivation
     to apply for IPODI,
   * A letter of support of a cooperating professor of the TU Berlin and
     two letters of reference.

 Researchers returning from periods of international mobility, intersectoral 
mobility or non-academic mobility (e.g. after parental leave) are especially 
encouraged to apply.

 Applications have to be submitted in English via the IPODI Application Portal. 
For further information see 
 or contact the IPODI Office 
( ).
 *Application deadline: January 15, 2014*.

 IPODI is co-funded by the Marie Curie Programme of the European Union 
(Co-funding of Regional, National, and International Programmes) and awards a 
total of 21 fellowships in three internationally open selection rounds.