POSTDOC NETWORK BRANDENBURG - Call for Applications: Individual Grants for Postdoctoral Researchers
Location: Brandenburg Universities / Closing Date: 6 August, 2021 (23.59h CET)
Open Topic Positions
The Postdoc Network Brandenburg (PNB) invites postdoctoral researchers to apply for PNB Individual Grants starting in November 2021 or later.
Funding will be granted for temporary positions limited to a term of 6 months up to 24 months. Depending on the host university, it is possible to award scholarships or temporary contracts determined by the collective bargaining agreement for public employees in Germany (TV-L E13).
We are looking for highly motivated researchers at an early stage of their careers. Prerequisites are a completed research doctorate, an excellent publication record, scientific mobility, and a competitive and innovative research proposal compatible with the research profile of the host university. In addition to the salary, the positions include an allowance of €1.000 per year for research purposes, mobility, scientific events, or similar. Organizational support regarding visa, insurance, housing, etc. will be provided by the host university.
Brandenburg universities strive to maintain gender balance among their staff and to foster career opportunities for women. Applicants with health impairments shall receive preference in the case of equal qualifications. The most important selection criterion is the outstanding quality of the planned research project and the academic excellence of the applicant.
The Postdoc Network Brandenburg (PNB) was founded by the four Brandenburg universities – University of Potsdam, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg, European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), and Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF – with the aim of developing the potential of postdocs working at the state's scientific institutions to the fullest possible extent.
For more information on the Postdoc Network Brandenburg please visit
For further information on the involved universities and for detailed information on the research fields, please visit
University of Potsdam
Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg
European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)
Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF