Postdoctoral Programs and Awards
The three-year program, established in 2014 at Helmholtz Center Munich, trains highly talented early-career scientists up to three years after conferral of the doctoral degree for leadership positions in health and environment research. It includes an individual career development plan, coaching and mentoring, support in grant applications, travel grants and joint training modules.
In 2016, the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD) launched the two-year program on translational diabetes research for excellent early-career scientists up to 2 years after conferral of their doctoral degree. Accepted postdocs will receive 2-year fully funded postdoctoral positions at a member institution of the DZD.
The Alberta Diabetes Institute at the University of Aberta in Canada offers support for exceptional early-career scientists during their first year of recruitment to secure subsequent funding as a trainee up to 2 years after completion of their doctoral degree. Postdoctoral fellows at the Alberta Diabetes Institute can bridge an additional 6 month period with additional funding.