Robert Bosch Junior Professorship - Research into the Sustainable Use of Natural Resources

Are you conducting research into the sustainable use of natural resources? Do you want to contribute to the solution of urgent environmental, developmental and social problems, especially in developing and emerging countries?

If yes, we would like to invite you to apply for the

Robert Bosch Junior Professorship
Research into the Sustainable Use of
Natural Resources

together with a German university or research institution of your choice. Applicants of all nationalities are welcome.

Areas addressed
We are looking for an outstanding young scientist who wants to find new approaches to clarify and tackle global challenges with regard to the sustain- able use of natural resources.

The research should focus on developing and emerging countries. We are especially interested in applications that also consider human behaviour in this context. Research approaches may be based in the humanities, the social or the natural sciences.

Scope
The successful applicant will be awarded a grant worth up to 1 million euros for a five-year period, in order to set up a research group in a German research institution or university. The funds can be allocated flexibly towards covering salaries and research costs.

Candidate profile
:: excellent doctorate degree, completed no more than 5 years prior to the application deadline of 14 May 2017 (adjusted for documented parental leave)
:: compelling independent past scientific achievements and publications in peer-reviewed journals
:: international research experience
:: excellent proficiency in English
:: non-German applicants should be prepared to learn German.

The application deadline is 14 May 2017.

For further information and to apply please visit
www.bosch-stiftung.de/juniorprofessorship

Robert Bosch