RWTH Aachen University is one of Germanys pre-eminent Universities of Excellence, as reflected in the highest quality of teaching and world-class research. RWTH addresses bold, scientific questions and assumes a profound responsibility toward society and knowledge transfer into meaningful applications. RWTH strives for the convergence of knowledge, methods, and findings from its research fields and integrates in-depth disciplinary knowledge into interdisciplinary research consortia represented as Profile Areas.
RWTH is now inviting excellent and experienced early career researchers to apply for 6 Junior Principal Investigator (JPI) fellowships. Support is provided for a period of four, with an optional fifth, year. The program is designed to attract and support stellar researchers with international experience. Applications from women as well as others whose background and experience enrich the culture of the university are particularly encouraged.
The fellowships offer early-in-career high-potential researchers an exceptional opportunity to sharpen their research profile. The experience is designed to prepare them for success in highly competitive grant programs as well as to enhance their career prospects of becoming a professor.