Current Call for Applications

Application Requirements
  • The applicant has to be a postdoctoral researcher with a doctoral degree and is doing research at KIT for a ▶ qualification phase that generally takes three years. The postdoctoral phase at KIT can be done directly after the doctorate or after an already completed postdoctoral phase (up to 6 years after the doctorate max.) at another university or non-university research institution in Germany or abroad.
  • The applicant has to be a ▶ member of KHYS.
  • The superior of the postdoc has to support the application.
  • The KIT applicant has to conclusively state how the modules applied for support his/her career strategy.
  • Applicants must meet the application deadline stipulated.
  • The application documents must be complete and formally correct.
Application Documents

Please send the following documents as a single PDF file in the order listed below to ▶ conys∂ All documents should be in English. Concerning the annexes A to C you only have to fill in the annex(es) for the module(s) you apply for. Please send the Excel table as a separate attachment and exclusively in an Excel file format.

Selection Criteria
  • Compliance with application requirements
  • Scientific track record of the KIT applicant (i.e. previous scientific achievements, publications, awards etc.)
  • Conclusiveness of description of the choice of modules and how they will support the applicant’s career strategy
  • Submissions from applicants who are at an early stage of their postdoc period are more likely to be successful
  • Assessment by superior
  • Strategic relevance for KIT


1 For foreign degrees the documents should be handed in in the original language and as a German/English translation.


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E-Mail: ▶ conys∂


Person in charge: ▶ Denisa Kičmerová