CENIDE Early Career Fellow

CENIDE Early Career Fellow describes a CENIDE membership for postdoctoral scientists who should not yet hold a permanent position or junior professorship, but are already working on an independent project and have innovative ideas for CENIDE.

Current Members

From left to right:

Vineetha Vinayakumar,
Seung-Jin Baik,
André Olean-Oliveira,
Pradeep Kodimana Ramakrishnan,
Claudia-F. López-Cámara

For further contact details, visit the CENIDE member page.

Criteria/Framework Conditions

  • Postdoctoral Researcher (completion of PhD within the last four years*).
  • No permanent position or junior professorship
  • Active participation in a research project
  • Innovative ideas for CENIDE
  • High level of motivation and professional competence
  • Duration 2 years
  • One-time extension by 2 years possible, only upon application
  • After expiration, an "upgrade" will be considered, if permanent position or professorship is in prospect

* = parental leave or sick leave is not taken into account


  • Increased visibility within CENIDE, but also externally (website, social media, CENIDE Conference)
  • Internal and interdisciplinary networking & exchange with other CENIDE members
  • Promotion of one's own research project and personality
  • Financial support from CENIDE

Required documents

  • Letter of motivation (What is the added value of a CENIDE membership as an Early Career Fellow for me? What are the expectations towards CENIDE?)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of publications

For any question regarding the membership or for application please send an e-mail to Dr. Tobias Teckentrup (tobias.teckentrup@uni-due.de) or to Dr. Miriam Böhm (miriam.boehm@uni-due.de).