Society in Science invites applications for the Branco Weiss fellowship. This enables researchers to undertake unusual research projects across the frontiers of science, engineering and social sciences at an academic institution of their choice throughout the world. The fellowship consists of a two-year pioneer phase and a subsequent three-year exploitation phase, with a review after the second year.
Applicants must have completed a PhD in science, engineering or social sciences by the application deadline (15 Jan 2018) and have a strong record of achievement in their chosen field. Applicants must have been born after 1 January 1984.
Funding is worth up to CHF 100,000 per year for up to five years. The programme aims to award up to 10 fellowships each year. Funding may cover salary, equipment, travel costs, consumables, personnel and more.
Deadline: 15 Jan, 2018