THE AUSTRIAN Academy of Sciences (AAS) invites scientists to apply for the annual Ignaz L. Lieben Award.Eligible candidates are scientists working on a permanent basis in Austria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Slovenia, who are not older than 40 (for applicants who interrupted their scientific work to raise children, the limit is raised by four years), who have completed their doctorate, and who have made outstanding achievements in scientific research. The AAS and the Academies of Sciences of the countries listed above may propose candidates, or scientists may apply themselves, but full members of any academy are ineligible.
The Ignaz L. Lieben Award amounts to $18,000 and is granted to young scientists who have demonstrated the ability to contribute significantly to the fields of molecular biology, chemistry, or physics. Applications are to be submitted to the AAS. Applicants are free to apply for awards from other institutions, but are requested to inform the Office for Grants and Awards of the AAS. The following documents should be sent via e-mail: an application form (downloaded from http://stipendien.oeaw.ac.at/ignaz-l-lieben-award); a letter of nomination (optional); a CV in table form; a list of publications; a selection of the most important publications (not more than five) in .PDF or Word format; and a short description of the nature and extent of the applicant’s contribution to these publications. The required documents should be submitted to the AAS by March 15 of each year.
For more information, visit http://stipendien.oeaw.ac.at/
Source: Austrian Academy of Sciences
7. Apr 2008 at 0:00 | Compiled by Michaela Stankoá from press reports