Applications for this funding line must be submitted in alignment with applications in the funding programmes “Incentive scheme to increase the proportion of women in professorships” and “Provision of an academic staff position/staff appropriations pool for female graduates”. The faculties submit their proposals as a complete package to the Executive Board, which decides on the allocation of funding. Applications can be submitted to the Executive Board via the respective dean’s office by 15 October of each year. The faculty-specific submission deadlines for the internal pre-selection are announced by the deaneries. The funds provided must generally be spent in the 12 months following the application deadline.
If there are several applications from a faculty, the faculty must prioritise these. The shortlist (max. three proposals) for submission to the Executive Board should be developed by the faculty with the participation of the Equal Opportunities Officer.
Female junior professors applying for this funding line should hold the right to confer doctorates in their faculty, and postdocs be granted the right to confer doctorates in their faculty (e.g. ad hoc decision).
The following documents must be enclosed with the application:
- CV, including comprehensive information on the applicant’s academic career and key areas of research
- List of publications
- Details of the research project
- Concept for the use of the academic staff position applied for