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4. August 2020
New Award in the Hector Fellow Academy

Hector Research Career Devel­op­ment Award

With Hector Research Career Devel­op­ment Award (Hector RCD Award), the Hector Fellow Academy supports promis­ing research group leaders.

W1 assis­tant profes­sors (with / without Tenure Track) or junior research group leaders (e.g., Emmy Noether, ERC Start­ing Grant, or similar) working in STEM, medicine or psychol­ogy are invited to apply for the Hector RCD Award.

From 2021 onwards, the Hector RCD Award will be awarded to 3 to 5 scien­tists annually. At least half of the prizes will go to female scien­tists. The award includes one-time €25,000 flexi­ble personal research funds as well as €9,500 as research funding per year, funding of one doctoral position and a five-year member­ship in the Hector Fellow Academy.

The first appli­ca­tion period runs from Septem­ber 1st to October 30, 2020.

Further infor­ma­tion on the Hector Research Career Devel­op­ment Award and the appli­ca­tion process.