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Modern and Excellent: Qualification for a Professorship

At KIT, new, modern approaches to a professorship have been established apart from post-doctoral lecture qualification: Leadership of a junior research group, junior professorship, and parallel work in industry.

ProfessorinA central strategic element of support is the Young Investigator Network (YIN), the independent network of all young investigators that has already gained international recognition.



Four new Helmholtz Junior Research Groups at KIT

This October, 13 excellent junior researchers were selected by the Helmholtz Association to build up their own Junior Reseach Group. Four of these groups will be established at KIT making it this year's most successful institution within the Association. For a period of five years, the researchers will receive funding of 300.000 Euros per year.

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Cloud physicist wins ERC Starting Grant

Corinna Hoose, Professor of Theoretical Meteorology, receives EUR 1.5 million for a period of five years from the European Research Council for her project "Closure of the Cloud Phase - C2 Phase". The ERC Starting Grant is one of the most prestigious grants for young scientists in Europe.

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Shared Professorship Evaluated with "Very Good Achievement"

The Shared Professorship "Immobilienwertermittlung und Nachhaltigkeit" led by Professor David Lorenz has been evaluated with "very good achievement". Lorenz has been holding the RICS/KIT Shared Professorship in the department of real estate management since May 2012.