Plazo de solicitud: 17 March 2019, 23.59 CET.
Programa de becas de investigación de la Fundación Jacobs is a globally competitive fellowship program for early and mid-career researchers aiming at improving the, development and living conditions of children and youth or contributing to one of the Jacobs Foundation’s thematic priorities. This includes, but is not limited to educational sciences, psychology, economics, sociology, family studies, media studies, political sciences, linguistics, neurosciences, and medical sciences.
Fellowships are awarded to the most highly talented and innovative young scholars and mid-career researchers. Funds from Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowships are awarded directly to the fellow’s institution and may be used over a three-year period by the fellow to partially cover the fellow’s salary and for any activity supporting the fellow’s research, such as assistant salaries, equipment, technical assistance, professional travel, or trainee support.
Scholars who engage in interdisciplinary work on individual development and learning of children and youth, and who seek to combine multiple levels of analysis, are particularly encouraged to apply.
Besides providing fellows with independent and competitive funding, the program offers a wide range of non-financial benefits. Fellows are encouraged to interact with each other and organize in regional and/or topical groups, retreats and workshops. Networking and alumni events will enrich the fellowships.
|Independent and Competitive Funding:||Jacobs Early Career|
|Jacobs Advanced |
|Grupo de destino||Alumnos jóvenes de gran talento.|
El candidato ideal obtuvo su doctorado no más de 7 hace años.
|Most innovative mid-career researchers.|
El candidato ideal obtuvo su doctorado no más de 15 hace años.
|Funding amount||150,000 CHF||400,000 CHF|
|Período de financiación||de 3 años||de 3 años|
|Number of fellowships per year||7-11||2-3|
|Funds may be used to cover own salary||Yes, up to 50%||Yes, up to 25%|
|Overhead / indirect costs||up to 10% of total amount||up to 10% of total amount|
Criterios de selección
The selection criteria are weighted equally.
- Past research accomplishments and publication record
- Creativity and potential to become a leader in the scientific community
- Scientific quality: methods and data
- International relevance of the fellow’s planned work
- Potential for application in supporting human development and learning
- Alignment of planned projects with the goals of the Jacobs Foundation
- Willingness to identify with the Foundation’s aims and to engage with us
Los siguientes dos documentos deben ser presentado en línea en un documento PDF hasta 17 March 2019, 23.59 CET para que un candidato elegible sea considerado para una beca Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship:
- El curriculum vitae del candidato, incluida una lista de las publicaciones científicas del candidato;
- A statement by the candidate describing his or her significant scientific work and immediate research plans, and how these relate to the misión de la Fundación Jacobs (páginas 2, 10pt, referencias incluidas).
A confidential recommendation letter from a department head or other senior researcher supporting the candidate and describing his or her qualifications, initiative, and research, should be sent directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
After review of preliminary applications, a selected number of candidates will be asked to submit a detailed full application by 30 2019 junio. Candidates will be interviewed via Skype in Septiembre 2019, and selected candidates will be notified in 2019 de diciembre.
Por favor envíe su solicitud usando el Formulario de solicitud en línea 2020-2022.
Incomplete applications and applications not submitted via the online application form will not be considered.
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