Emmy Noether Programme
The Emmy Noether Programme gives exceptionally qualified early career researchers the chance to qualify for the post of professor at a university by leading an independent junior research group for a period of six years.
The programme is open to postdocs and junior professors with temporary contracts who are at an early stage in their research careers.
The DFG would like to point out that during the review process, individual proposals must speak for themselves. Reference letters from third parties are not encouraged and, to ensure the equal treatment of all applicants, are not forwarded to reviewers or decision-making committees.
Eligibility periods for applicants with childcare responsibilities
Beginning 1 July 2020 the following modifications to the eligibility period for prospective applicants with childcare responsibilities will go into effect: The submission deadline for female researchers providing childcare within the eligibility period will be extended by two years per child, while the eligibility period for their male counterparts will be extended by one year per child. Male researchers who provide childcare beyond the one-year period can also be eligible for a max. two-year extension per child provided appropriate documentation is given. The eligibility period may be extended for a maximum of six years in total.
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