Deadline: April 30th, 2016
Scholarship: salary and EUR 15,000 grant for research materials
Target group: master’s degree holders of any nationality
Description of Hector Fellow Academy PhD Positions
The Hector Fellow Academy (HFA) offers fully-funded PhD positions in Natural Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine/ Psychology. The Hector Fellow Academy is a young academy of sciences which offers a platform for networking, interdisciplinary exchange and mutual inspiration to the laureates of the Hector Science Award.
In addition, the Academy supports promising young researchers. PhD students of the HFA are employed PhD students of the HFA are employed as full-time research assistants at the university of the Corresponding Hector Fellow for a period of three years.
*Submission of a self-developed innovative research proposal relating to the research field of one of the Hector Fellows;
*Candidates from all over the world;
*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;
*Candidates may not have worked as student assistants with the Hector Fellow and their master’s thesis must have been supervised by a person other than the selected Hector Fellow.
*Proposal of their PhD project (3,000 – 6,000 characters incl. spaces) and an abstract (max. 1,500 characters incl. spaces);
*Short project schedule/timetable;
*Name of the Hector Fellow to supervise the PhD thesis;
*Summary of Master’s thesis (max. 2,000 characters incl. spaces);
*Copy of degree certificates;
*Copy of transcripts of records;
*Ranking of graduates (for students of Non-German universities), i.e., study performance in relation to fellow students;
*Two letters of recommendation by university staff;
*Optionally, English language proficiency test certificate.
The application period will be open at the end of January.
Deadline for applying is 30 April 2016.
For more information please visit the official website.