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Franz Effenberger Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Franz Effenberger Postdoctoral Fellowship, established by CLARIANT and the GDCh, is a funding program supporting postdoctoral researchers for one to two years of research at universities or academic institutes in Europe, in the field of Green & Sustainable Chemistry. This opportunity is available to researchers who have or are close to finalizing their doctoral degree and who have an outstanding scientific track record, propose a convincing and well-planned research project in the field of Green & Sustainable Chemistry, and have identified and confirmed a European academic research institute and facility where they can perform their project, including a mentoring agreement.

Award Amount: Fellowship of 30,000 euros for one year, with the option to extend for a second year. The annual payment is fixed, without any additional allowances.

Where: Universities or academic institutes in Europe

Length: Varies

Eligibility: This opportunity is available to international researchers who have or are close to finalizing their doctoral degrees.

Applications Due: Applications must be submitted online through the GDCh portal using the online form, no later than six months after applicants receive their doctoral degrees. Funding starts no later than one year after approval.