On the long career path to professorship, financial security can often not be guaranteed. Especially in the transition phases to the next career step, an above-average number of female researchers in Germany opt to “drop out”. Before you turn your back on the academic world, find out more about the financing options we can provide.
You are about to complete your doctorate, financing, however, will expire earlier, the conditions during the coronavirus pandemic negatively affected your academic performance or career plans. Or there is no position available for the postdoc phase. Our final and bridge funding schemes fill these and other unwanted gaps.
Women researchers at all levels of qualification; the aim is to help them start or complete a doctoral or habilitation project and to bridge financing gaps, for example when applying for external funding.
Female researchers whose employment contract or scholarship with the University of Mannheim ends and whose positions cannot be further financed by means of the university budget or third-party funding are eligible to apply.
Type of funding:
Contract as a part-time academic staff member (50%) within the E13 TV-L remuneration bracket (at present, 19.75 hours per week)
Up to 6 months
NEW: a six-month extension due to the restrictions caused by the coronavirus pandemic (“Corona-Komponente”). You can apply for this extension, if the conditions during the coronavirus pandemic negatively affected your academic performance or career plans.
Deadline for submitting the application:
The current tender round is closed. A new tender is planned and will be announced here.