Despite the increasing number of female PhD graduates, few are appointed to senior academic positions. To encourage women to pursue their academic career, the SNSF (Swiss National Science Foundation) introduces a new funding scheme.
PRIMA – promoting women in academia – will provide support for outstanding women researchers. The program will start in 2017. Interested researchers are encouraged to read the short online summary:
Promotion of academic careers and young researchers – the SNSF sees a need for action