Equal opportunity offices:
Carrier building courses
Support for families
In the frame of the advancement of young researchers - program the NCCR QSIT offers workshops / lectures dedicated to career building topics.
PRIMA grants (provided by the SNSF) are aimed at excellent female researchers from Switzerland and abroad who aspire to a professorship in Switzerland. PRIMA grantees lead their own research project at a Swiss higher education institution. They work independently and have a team of their own.
Marie Heim-Vögtlin – Promotion of women:
Marie Heim-Vögtlin (MHV) grants are aimed at female researchers who have had to interrupt or reduce their scientific activities for family reasons. The grants enable them to restart or continue their research at a Swiss higher education institution and to improve their scientific profile.
Family support measures from the SNSF:
120% support grant:
In its Action Plan 2013-2016, the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) places an emphasis on ensuring that a sufficient number of young scientists come to the fore in Switzerland. One corresponding measure is the new "120% support grant", which enables postdocs to stay on track with their academic career despite family commitments.
Carrer funding schemes of the SNFS:
The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) offers a wide range of funding opportunities for individual careers.