Carry out your own PhD project! - Fully funded PhD positions in natural sciences & engineering
You are enthusiastic about developing and investigating an innovative research idea within the discipline of one of the Hector Fellows? You have a master’s degree in a scientific or engineering subject with excellent grades? You stand out from your peers due to your strong commitment and independent work? You are team oriented and communicative? You are willing to change your place of residence to the location of the university of the supervising Hector Fellow?
Our PhD students are employed as full-time research assistants at the university of the corresponding Hector Fellow for a period of three years. The salary is determined by the institute’s guidelines (according to the general pay scale of German universities approx. 47,000 EUR gross income per year). In addition, Hector Fellow PhD students receive grants for research expenses (15,000 EUR per year) and are given the opportunity to gain interdisciplinary expertise and relevant soft skills by participating in selected training activities.
- Submission of a self-developed, innovative research proposal related to the research field of one of the Hector Fellows. The research must have the potential to significantly contribute to the field of study.
- A very good master’s degree.
- Very good English language proficiency.
- Willingness to move to the location of the university of the supervising Hector Fellow.
- Change of universities between master's studies and PhD studies
Apply with your innovative, high-quality research proposal!
Next application period: August 1 - October 31, 2016
Further information: http://www.hector-fellow-academy.de/en/phd-students
Please apply via our online application portal.
You find more information about the application process on our website: http://www.hector-fellow-academy.de/en/phd-students/application
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Die Hector Fellow Academy ist eine junge Wissenschaftsakademie. Sie bietet den Trägerinnen und Trägern des Hector Wissenschaftspreises eine Plattform zur Vernetzung, zum interdisziplinären Austausch und zur gegenseitigen Inspiration. Darüber hinaus fördert sie aussichtsreiche Nachwuchswissenschaftler/-innen. Im Jahr 2013 wurde die Hector Fellow Academy...More about Hector Fellow Academy gGmbH