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Open Now: Call for Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship 22/23

Open Now: Call for Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship 22/23

The NIAS-Lorentz Program is looking for an outstanding researcher who wants to carry out cutting-edge research, bringing together perspectives from humanities and social sciences with natural and technological sciences.

The Distinguished Lorentz Fellow (DLF) may be nominated by leading figures in the Dutch academic community, or museums and industries with a research agenda – rectors, deans, directors, governors, distinguished researchers.

What We Offer

  • A fellowship at NIAS for 5 months between September – January or February – June. It includes a personal study, participation in an interdisciplinary community and, if applicable, accommodation or travel expenses.
  • A subsidy to compensate part of teaching replacement costs of up to € 3,800 for each fellowship month spent at NIAS.
  • A workshop at the Lorentz Center on the fellowship topic, with full organizational support and a budget of € 20,000.

DLF Profile

  • excellent academic track record
  • capacity to bring together researchers from diverse disciplines
  • embedded in the Dutch scientific community


The deadline is 1 November 2021 for submission by email to selection@nias.knaw.nl.

For further information about the procedure see the NIAS-Lorentz website.

About the NIAS-Lorentz Program

The NIAS-Lorentz Program promotes cutting-edge interdisciplinary research that brings together perspectives from the humanities and/or social sciences with the natural and/or technological sciences. Pivotal to this program is the understanding that important and exciting advances are to be expected through research at the interface of these scientific fields.

Previous laureates include Jan van Leeuwen, Henkjan Honing, Corinne Hofman, Iris van Rooij and Luc Coffeng.

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