University of Hamburg (UHH)

Mildred Dresselhaus Guest Professorship: call for nominations

University of Hamburg (UHH)

Hamburg, Germany

Mildred Dresselhaus Guest Professorship: call for nominations

Acknowledging Mildred Dresselhaus’ achievements in science and equal opportunities, the “Mildred Dresselhaus Guest Professorship” was established by the Hamburg Centre for Ultrafast Imaging (CUI) in 2012 to promote outstanding female scientists and to intensify and establish new international research collaborations.

Program content:

  • Provision of excellent research conditions for international outstanding female researchers: annually, the guest professorship is awarded to a successful senior scientist (senior award with personal prize money of Euro 20.000), as well as to a younger researcher with high potential (junior award with a personal prize money of Euro 10.000)
  • Invitation to work within CUI for a period of two to six months
  • Providing role models for young women in the physical sciences
  • Attracting world leading researchers to Hamburg, starting new and intensifying existing collaborations
  • Giving a few lectures or focusing on a topic of choice

The Mildred Dresselhaus Guest Professors are:

  • Prof. Dr. Ruth Signorell, ETH Zurich, Switzerland (2018)
  • Prof. Dr. Alicia Palacios, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain (2018)
  • Prof. Dr. Anna Krylov, University of Southern California, USA (2017)
  • Prof. Dr. Tanya Zelevinsky, Columbia University, New York, USA (2017)
  • Prof. Dr. Cristiane Morais Smith, Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands (2016)
  • Dr. Friederike Ernst, Stanford University, USA (2016)
  • Prof. Dr. Elspeth Garman, University of Oxford, UK (2015)
  • Dr. Liesbeth Janssen, Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Germany (2015)
  • Prof. Dr. Roseanne Sension, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA (2014)
  • Dr. Anouk Rijs, Radboud Universiteit, Nijmegen, The Netherlands (2014)
  • Prof. Dr. Tamar Seideman, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA (2013)
  • Dr. Rosario González-Férez, Universidad de Granada, Spain (2013)

Please submit your application or your nomination of a suitable candidate until January 31st, 2020 to:

Universität Hamburg
The Hamburg Centre for Ultrafast Imaging (CUI)
Attn. Eileen Schwanold (cui.opportunity@cui.uni-hamburg.de)
Luruper Chaussee 149, 22761 Hamburg, Germany

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