Grant Proposal Writing for Late PhDs and Early Postdocs in the Social Sciences

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 9:00–15:00


This workshop covers national and international funding opportunities for early postdocs with a particular focus on how to approach the application process with a social science background. Trainers will outline the differences between the major fellowship programmes for early postdocs such as the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship, the Erwin Schrödinger Fellowship or the Hertha Firnberg Programme and provide general advice on the proposal writing process. Moreover, participants will have the opportunity to talk to successful applicants of the above-mentioned funding schemes about their experiences during the application writing process and the fellowship.

Trainers:
Stephanie Fogel, MA MA BSc (Research Services and Career Development, University of Vienna)
Mag. Barbara Leitner (Research Services and Career Development, University of Vienna)

Invited award winners:
Mag. Dr. Agnieszka Pasieka (2015–2018 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow, Department of East European History, University of Vienna; since 2018 Elise Richter Research Fellow, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna), and
Mag. Dr. Valentin Seidler, BA (Erwin Schrödinger Fellow, Department of Development Studies, University of Vienna)

Target group: Late doctoral candidates and early postdocs at the Faculty of Social Sciences

Venue: Conference Room of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Neues Institutsgebäude (NIG), Universitätsstraße 7, 6th floor, staircase III, room C628A

Registration via e-mail to gz.sowi@univie.ac.at until 25 November 2019 („first-come-first-served“, max. 15 participants)

 

Programme


09:00–10:30  

National and international funding opportunities for early postdocs


10:45–11:45

How to approach proposal writing for postdoc funding applications (part I)


12:15–13:15

How to approach proposal writing for postdoc funding applications (part II)


13:30–15:00

Experiences of successful applicants