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Rosalind Franklin Fellowships at the Faculty of Science and Engineering

(Tenure track positions for talented female researchers)

The Rosalind Franklin Fellowship programme is primarily directed at ambitious women in academia, research institutes or industry who have a PhD and aim for a career towards full professorship in a European top research university. The fellowship offers career opportunities to work in international leading milieus and is only awarded to outstanding researchers.

The ambitious Rosalind Franklin Fellowship programme was initiated by the Faculty of Science and Engineering in 2002 and has been running at the University as a whole since 2007. Since 2002, 31 fellows have been appointed at the faculty in varying disciplines.

Rosalind Franklin
Rosalind Franklin

In the seventh round of the Rosalind Franklin Fellowships (2017) the Faculty of Science and Engineering has appointed:

  • Dimka Karastoynanova at the Johann Bernoulli Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Jacolien van Rij at the institute for Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Engineering 
  • Alden Waters at the Johann Bernoulli Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science

About the faculty

The Faculty of Science and Engineering harbours a kaleidoscope of disciplines and research strengths. Our programmes in research and education range from nanomaterials to engineering, from pharmacy to ecology, and from computer science to astronomy. Our researchers pursue fundamental key questions while collaborating with partners from industry, the medical world and other realms of society. Frontline research groups explore new fields such as synthetic biology and sustainable energy use.

The faculty gives high priority to the international dimension of education and research and has a long history of stimulating, initiating and carrying out multidisciplinary and internationally oriented research. The Faculty offers 40 Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes of which 35 programmes are English taught, attracting students from all over the world.

Last modified:30 July 2018 2.56 p.m.