SFB1399 Family Support during Covid 19 Pandemic: Year 2022

09/11/2021 | News

The SFB1399 family support during Covid-19 pandemic to be continued.

The Covid-19 pandemic keeps the world at bay with very different regulations. For all those who are still restricted in their everyday work due to family care situations, we would like to offer the family support program again in 2022 to PIs, PhD students and postdocs. This includes acute, special family situations, such as only partially opened day-care facilities or caring for children during quarantine measures e.g..

With this support the SFB1399 aims at mitigating the Corona-induced damage in the working progress of research projects by supporting projects for up to 6 months each by paying a student assistant for a maximum of 10 h/week.

Applicant requirements

  • Project leaders of the SFB1399
  • PhD students and PostDocs associated with the SFB1399


Submission documentation

  1. Your first and last name and your position
  2. Your working group and your employer (e.g. University, University Hospital, MPI)
  3. Timeframe and extent of the desired support (starting date, no. of months, hours/week of the student assistant).
  4. Reason for your support e.g. how did the corona crisis affect the working progress of your project?
  5. How will the assistant be supervised e.g. if you are still partially absent from the lab?
  6. Short project description that will be conducted by the student assistant with a clear reference to your research project
  7. Date and your signature
  8. Date and signature of your PI


Application process

  • Submit your application as single pdf to Dr. Graziella Bosco (info[at]sfb1399.de)
  • Applications can be submitted continuously during the entire restrictions caused by the corona pandemic
  • An early submission is important for an approval in a timely manner


Selection process

The SFB gender board decides on the final suitability of the applicant on various criteria.


We look forward to your application!

Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any queries.