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Fellowship Programme on Climate, Energy and Earth System Research

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Under the French initiative "Make our planet great again" Germany and France are offering a funding programme to advance sustainability research. We are inviting researchers from all over the world to cooperate with German and French partners and undertake research in the fields of climate change, energy transition and the earth system. Fellows of the programme will be given the opportunity to set up their own research group at a German university or research institution for a period of four years.

Goals of the programme
Germany and France are inviting researchers from all over the world to cooperate with German and French partners to advance sustainability research in the following fields:
1. Research on climate change
2. Research for the energy transition
3. Research to understand the Earth system.

Qualification

Who can apply?
Both junior and senior researchers of all nationalities who have not resided in Germany in the last two years can apply. Junior researchers must have completed their doctorate with distinction at least two years prior to the application deadline of the programme.
Applicants are expected to have an excellent record of publications and/or patents and wish to set up their own research group and realize a highly original and innovative research project at a German university or research institution of their choice.

To Apply

The online application form (Step 1 of the application procedure) is accessible through the following link:
https://www.daad.de/survey/693554?lang=en

Applicants will have to submit a Statement of Interest. The closing date is 13 October 2017, 12.00 (noon) CET.

Posted on 12 Sep 2017.

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