The Collegium Helveticum is pleased to announce a
Call for eight Junior Fellowships
as part of the new fellowship progamme. The fellowships start 1 September 2021 and the application deadline is 30 April 2021.
Located in the historic Semper Observatory, the Collegium Helveticum offers academics and artists a highly international, transdisciplinary environment. The fellowship programme is based on senior, junior and associated fellows and seeks to promote exchange and collaboration across disciplinary boundaries. The Collegium’s rooms and its interdisciplinary format offer ideal conditions for a thriving culture of dialogue and a creative environment for innovative academic and artistic projects. As the joint Institute for Advanced Studies of the ETH Zurich, the University of Zurich and Zurich University of the Arts, the Collegium is also closely integrated into the innovative ecosystem of Zurich’s distinguished universities.
The Junior Fellowship programme aims to attract promising early-career researchers as well as artists working in any disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, physical sciences, engineering and technology, medicine or the arts (fine arts, music, design, performing arts, film).
Applicants need to submit a short project description and are also required to name a professor at ETH Zurich, the University of Zurich or Zurich University of the Arts whose work is relevant to the proposed fellowship project and who agrees to engage as an associated fellow.
The fellowship year runs from 1 September to 30 June. Junior fellows receive a grant in the form of a full-salaried post at ETH Zurich for the duration of the fellowship. Applicants need to have a doctorate in an academic discipline or a master’s degree from an art school. The degree should not be older than 5 years at the time when the Fellowship begins.
Please consult the Junior Fellowship programme for a detailed description of the requirements of your application. You will find there also the link to the online application form.
We are looking for junior fellows
- who seek, benefit from and contribute to a vibrant community fostering transdisplinary exchange at the Collegium Helveticum
- who propose innovative research projects that transgress disciplinary boundaries
- who have a clear vision of what they want to achieve
We are looking forward to your application. The deadline for the next round of applications for junior fellowships is 30 April 2021.