Society in Science: The Branco Weiss Fellowship


 Elegibility: The ideal applicant has the competencies to design a surprisingly novel and scientifically rigorous research project which blazes new trails, profiting from the freedom uniquely offered by the fellowship. Besides the following criterias will be applied:

1. Applicant officially holds a PhD on January 15th, 2014.

2. The proposed project should depart from the mainstream of research in your discipline.

3. Applicant has a record of outstanding scientific achievement.

4. Applicant should demonstrate in the proposal a willingness to engage in a dialogue on relevant social, cultural, political or economic issues across the frontiers of his/her particular discipline.

Duration: The five year fellowship is awarded in two installments:

1. The pioneer phase: the first two years of research.

2. The exploitation phase: the remaining three years.

c. Amount: The amount granted is CHF 100’000/year. It may be used to cover all legitimate cost of research (i.e. salary and/or equipment, travel cost, consumables, personnel etc.).

Termini IISPV

Cal comunicar abans del 15 de desembre de 2013  que es vol participar a la convocatòria, enviant un e-mail a . Termini:  7 de gener de 2014 . L’IISPV gestiona les ajudes dels seus investigadors, no és l’entitat convocant.

Termini Oficial

•January 15, 2014, 11.59 p.m. CET: final deadline for applications via the online form.
•April 2014: notification and invitation for a personal interview sent to final selection of candidates; notification sent to refused candidates
•May 2014: interviewing of candidates with the directorate and the strategy committee in Zurich, Switzerland, and final selection of fellows
•September 1 to December 31, 2014: fellows commence research projects

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