Lise Meitner Programme

Target group
highly qualified researchers of any discipline who could contribute to the scientific development of an Austrian research institution by working at it.

  • incoming: post-doctoral researchers from abroad
  • reintegration: post-doctoral researchers who have left Austria and wish to return to an Austrian research institution


Goals

  • strengthening of the quality and the scientific know-how of the Austrian scientific community
  • creation of international contacts
  • career development
     

Requirements

  • completed doctoral studies
  • international scientific publications
  • invitation from an Austrian research institution


Length
24 months (project extension is not possible)

Level

  • dependent on the level of qualification personnel costs of 69,040 € (post-doc) or 75,890 € (senior post-doc) per year
  • project-specific costs up to 12,000 € per year


Applications
Via the FWF’s electronic application portal (elane)

Please note: You can submit to the Lise Meitner Programme until 30. April 2021 (postmark or, in the case of solely electronic submission, the sent date of the email including qualified electronic signature). From April 2021, the ESPRIT programme will be accepting applications on a rolling basis from all postdocs at the beginning of their careers.

  • together with an Austrian co-applicant (mentor)
  • accepted continuously, no application deadlines
  • in English


Allocation
by the FWF Board based on an international review process

Processing time
4 months on average

Contact
Contact

Current projects
Robert Gass

Downloads
Applications

Electronic application portal
elane