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Open Now: Call for Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship

Open Now: Call for Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship

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

• € 10,000 personal prize
• 5 to 10 months fellowship at NIAS, including office, research facilities and residential accommodation (if necessary)
• 1-week workshop at the Lorentz Center, including full organizational support and € 20,000 budget for travel and hotel reimbursements

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 2020 for submission by email to application@nias.knaw.nl.

For further information about the procedure and requirements 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 and Iris van Rooij.