Call: Career Development for Women Researchers
- 2019-10-14 / 00:01 CET
- 2019-12-13 / 23:59 CET
- Stamp Validity
The annual call for research proposals under the Hertha Firnberg and Elise Richter programmes opens on 14 October 2019. The deadline for submissions is 13 December 2019 (date of postmark). As of April 09, 2018 applications can be submitted only via the FWF’s electronic application portal (elane). Please note that applications must be submitted according to the new application guidelines (March 2019 version). Funding decisions will be taken by the FWF Board at the end of June 2020, on the basis of international peer reviews.
The Firnberg and Richter programmes offer highly qualified female researchers aiming at an academic career the opportunity to receive funding in two stages and for a total of six years. The post-doc programme “Hertha Firnberg” supports women at the start of their careers, whereas the senior post-doc programme “Elise Richter” enables successful applicants to obtain the qualifications necessary to apply for professorial positions in Austria or further afield.