Detall de la convocatòria


Objectiu de la convocatòria
Society in Science – The Branco Weiss Fellowship is a unique postdoc program. It awards young researchers around the world with a generous personal research grant, giving them the freedom to work on whatever topic they choose anywhere in the world, for up to five years.
Ideally, fellows pursue unconventional projects in new areas of science, engineering and social sciences.
The fellowship is designed for postdocs at home in sciences, engineering and social sciences who are willing to engage in a dialogue on relevant social, cultural, political or economic issues across the frontiers of their particular discipline.
Lloc de presentació
El personal de l'IMIM i PSMAR que necessiteu més informació adreceu-vos a:
Servei de Recerca. C/ Doctor Aiguader, 88. 08003-Barcelona. Tel.: 93.316.04.00.
Carol Barnwell: Ext.: 1670
Marta López: Ext.: 1576
Convocatòria (URL)
The ideal applicant has the competencies to design a surprisingly novel and scientifically rigorous research project which blazes new trails, profiting from the freedom uniquely offered by the fellowship.

You are eligible for the 2018 campaign if:
  • You officially hold a PhD on January 15, 2018
  • Your project departs from the mainstream of research in your discipline
  • You have a record of outstanding scientific achievement
  • You demonstrate in the proposal a willingness to engage in a dialogue on relevant social, cultural, political or economic issues across the frontiers of your particular discipline
    Please do not be disheartened if you have applied before and were not selected, you are welcome to apply again.

    Your application will not be forwarded for evaluation if:
  • Your PhD was awarded before January 15, 2013
  • You were born before January 1, 1984
  • You already have or have held a faculty-equivalent position (e.g. assistant professor or lecturer)
  • Dotació
    CHF 100'000/year. It may be used to cover all legitimate cost of research (i.e. salary and/or equipment, travel cost, consumables, personnel etc.).
    Up to 5 years.


    Branco Weiss Fellowship - Fast Facts for Applicants 2018.pdf