Two Christine Mohrmann Fellowships (Tenure Track)

Research / Academic


The Faculty of Science at Radboud University (Nijmegen, Netherlands) initiated the Christine Mohrmann Fellowship programme in 2016 to attract and promote talented young women with outstanding potential in the natural sciences, including mathematics and computer science. In this second round two Mohrmann fellowships are available in the Faculty of Science. Its highly interdisciplinary and collaborative environment offers exceptional research and teaching opportunities to independent, motivated and gifted female scientists.


The fellowship is a tenure track post in which the Fellow starts as an Assistant Professor (UD) on a contract of limited duration, with tenure evaluation within six years. Depending on her performance and seniority, the Fellow will then be appointed at the Assistant (UD), Associate (UHD) or Full Professor level. The faculty also welcomes applications from women with a more senior profile and will be happy to offer them a customised tenure track. The fellowship includes an attractive start-up package (including assistance from a PhD candidate) and an excellent guidance and mentoring programme.


We are looking for female candidates who meet the following requirements:

  • PhD degree in one of the natural sciences (including mathematics and computer science);
  • excellent research record;
  • evidence of independence and international recognition;
  • teaching experience demonstrated by, for instance, tutoring/mentoring of individuals or small groups;
  • experience with acquiring external funding for research projects is considered a plus.

Salary Benefits:

  • employment: 0.8 - 1.0 FTE
  • a maximum gross monthly salary of € 4,852 based on a 38-hour working week (salary scale 11)
  • starting salary will depend on experience.
  • in addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus
  • duration of the contract: 6 years
  • at the start of the tenure track you will be appointed as an Assistant Professor, Level 2 (salary scale 11). If your performance is evaluated positively at the end of your tenure track, you will be permanently appointed as an Assistant Professor, Level 1 (salary scale 12). For are a more senior candidate, an Associate Professor (salary scale 13-14) profile may be applicable;
  • you will be able to make use of our Dual Career Service where our Dual Career Officer will assist with family related support, such as child care, and help your partner prepare for the local labour market and with finding an occupation

Are you interested in our excellent employment conditions?

Work Hours:

30.4 - 38 hours per week


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