EINSTEIN + HUMBOLDT: FUNDING PROGRAMS OF STIFTUNG CHARITÉ TO RECRUIT INTERNATIONAL SCIENTISTS FOR BIH

Stiftung Charité sponsors research stays at the Berlin Institute of Health (BIH) and at its partners at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin or the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine at Berlin-Buch for scientists working abroad in the field of the life sciences. Depending on the career level of the scientists invited, three funding programs are provided in the context of the Private Excellence Initiative Johanna Quandt.

Respective application deadline: January 15, 2017

1. Einstein BIH Visiting Fellows
in cooperation with Einstein Foundation Berlin

  • top-level scientists who remain employed by their home institutions abroad but simultaneously establish a working group in Berlin and are regularly available there
  • up to 450,000 euro for three years (can be extended by a further two years) for expense allowances for the Fellow and for personnel and material resources to establish the working group

2. Humboldt Research Fellows at BIH
in cooperation with Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

  • established or younger exceptionally qualified early career scientists from abroad (or already having been in Germany for a maximum of six months) who wish to work on a life science research project in Berlin
  • option for experienced scientists (4 to 12 years after having completed a PhD):
    3,150 euro a month for 6 to 18 months (can be split up) or
    option for postdoctoral scientists (up to 4 years after having completed a PhD):
    2,650 euro a month for 6 to 24 months
  • several additional benefits and integration in the prestigious Humboldt Network
  • significantly better prospects for the promotion of positively reviewed applications than with the subject and institution independent Humboldt Research Fellowships

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