Within this CRC, 17 individual projects will be funded. The funding comprises 12 full-time
postdoctoral positions (pd) and 24 positions for doctoral students (ds). Payment is based on the
German TVL-13 scale if terms and conditions under collective bargaining laws are fulfilled; Ph.D.
students will be given 75% positions.
Information about the
projects can be found in the call for applications.
Currently there are 4 openings for postdocs
and 12 openings for doctoral students.
The CRC provides an excellent infrastructure for training and research in an internationally
visible network, and we offer intensive support for international students and postdocs. There are
specially dedicated funds to support researchers with children. The positions will be based at the
universities of the principal investigators of the relevant project. Many of the projects are based
at more than one university.
For the postdoctoral positions we are seeking candidates holding a very good Ph.D. in one of
the areas relevant to the particular project. For the doctoral student positions we are seeking
highly qualified candidates holding an M.Sc. or equivalent degree with a background suitable for
one of the projects. Applicants should be fluent in written and spoken German or English, a good
proficiency in English is expected of all candidates.
Candidates should specify the project(s) to which they apply.