Mildred Dresselhaus Guest Professorship: call for nominations
Acknowledging Mildred Dresselhaus’ achievements in science and equal opportunities, the “Mildred Dresselhaus Guest Professorship” has been 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.
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 plus a certificate), as well as to a younger researcher with high potential (Junior Award with a personal prize money of Euro 10,000 plus a certificate)
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:
Dr. Anna Krylov, University of Southern California, USA (2017)
Dr. Tanya Zelevinsky, Columbia University, New York, USA (2017)
Dr. Cristiane Morais Smith, Universiteit Utrecht, Niederlande (2016)
Friederike Ernst, Stanford University, USA (2016)
Dr. Elspeth Garman, University of Oxford, UK (2015)
Liesbeth Janssen, Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Deutschland (2015)
Dr. Roseanne Sension, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA (2014)
Anouk Rijs, Radboud Universiteit, Nijmegen, The Netherlands (2014)
Dr. Tamar Seideman, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA (2013)
Rosario González-Férez, Universidad de Granada, Spanien (2013)
Please feel invited to submit your application or your nomination of a suitable candidate to:
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