Tuesday, November 16, 2010

[DMANET] Rosalind Franklin Fellowships for women in Arts and Sciences (tenure-track)

Rosalind Franklin Fellowships for women in Arts and Sciences (tenure-track)
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands

To promote the participation of women in Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences the University of Groningen offers a prestigious fellowship program, named after Rosalind Franklin, whose X-ray studies of DNA were crucial to solving its structure. Four fellowships are available in the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. The fellowships at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences are awarded to outstanding female scientists from any country and from any of the disciplines mathematics, physics, astronomy, chemistry, biology, pharmacy, environmental studies, computer science and artificial intelligence.
For further information see http://www.rug.nl/fwn/onderzoek/rff/index

Applicants must have:
* A PhD and post-doctoral experience, preferably in different research institutions (Dutch applicants should have minimally two years of post-doctoral experience outside the Netherlands)
* Publications in first rate international scientific journals
* Experience in supervising research projects
* The ability to successfully compete for external research funding
* Affinity to teaching
* International recognition
* The candidate has the potential to develop into a leader who guides and inspires

The 6-year fellowship comprises:
* a gross annual salary commensurate with experience and in accordance with national standards, starting around 4,082,- Euro per month (full time position)
* a start-up grant including a PhD student position

During these six years the fellow will be expected to focus on research, with teaching duties comprising maximally 30 percent of the time. The fellows are expected to develop their own independent line of research, while working in the unit of one of our professors.

Following a favorable evaluation at the end of the 6 years the fellow will be awarded tenure and promotion to the rank of Associate Professor for a period of 7 years. After a further 4 - 7 years another evaluation will take place and if this proves favorable, promotion to full professor will follow.


1. a full curriculum vitae including a complete list of publications
2. a list of five selected best papers (preferably including copies)
3. a 3-5 page statement of research accomplishments and future research goals
4. the names and contact information (including e-mail address) of 3 referees

The deadline for applications is January 7th, 2011.

Applications should be sent to:

Dr. L.J.A. van Putten
Faculty Board office
Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
University of Groningen
PO Box 407
9700 AK Groningen
The Netherlands

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