ORGANISATION NAMEETH Zurich - VPFW
FUNDING TYPEMobility Incoming
RESEARCH FIELDFormal sciencesHumanitiesNatural sciencesProfessions and applied sciencesSocial sciences
CAREER STAGERecognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)
The ETH Zurich Postdoctoral Fellowship Program supports incoming postdoctoral researchers at ETH Zurich. The program is intended to foster young researchers who have already demonstrated scientific excellence in the early stages of their careers.
Applications have to be made jointly by the candidate and the potential host, who must be an ETH Zurich professor and willing to act as the mentor of the fellow. There must be convincing synergies between the host (group) and the ETH fellow. The fellowships are intended as early support towards academic independence.
What is funded
All research fields respresented at ETH Zurich.
The duration of an ETH Fellowship is two years and cannot be prolonged.
At the time of the submission deadline, applicants must hold a doctorate (PhD) or will complete their doctorate within the next six months. Applicants with the doctorate (PhD) must have obtained the same a maximum of two years prior to the submission deadline. The date of the examination or viva voce shall be the decisive date.
Applicants who earned their PhD from ETH Zurich or the University of Zurich will not be considered.
Applicants need to have at least one scientific publication in a peer-reviewed journal or have been awarded a prize for their doctoral thesis.
Applications not complying with the eligibility criteria will be rejected on formal grounds.