Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Germany Marie Curie Training Site - Application Form Core Project Title Signals of New Physics at High Energy Colliders, Analysis Methods and Detector Research (SCALARS) Contract Number HPMT-2000-00113 1. Return complete application to Frau Prof. Dr. Dorothee Schaile LMU München Sektion Physik Am Coulombwall 1 D-85748 Garching / Germany 2. Applicant Name: Last, first, middle Gender (male/female) Date and Place of Birth Citizenship Native Language Home address (continued) e-mail Phone and fax numbers Institute address, Phone and fax numbers (continued) 3. Fellows Qualification* List in chronological order the colleges and universities attended. Please provide official copies and validated transcripts of your academic record documenting your courses, grades and degrees. Please add a Curriculum Vitae on a separate page. Name of Educational Institution, Location Entered/Left Degree or Diploma (date received dd/mm/yy) (Year) / / / Title and subject area of pre-doctoral university diploma Title and subject area of doctorate Expected date of PhD: ____________________ 4. Language Proficiency List your foreign language training, including English - if not your native language. Rate level of reading, speaking, and writing competency in each language (poor, fair, good, excellent) Years of Training Comprehension Reading Speaking Writing German English … 5. Former Stays in Germany How many months have you stayed in Germany during the last two years? _____________ Have you already been a fellow of another Marie Curie Training site? YES / NO If YES: Name and Place of the Training Site: Duration from to * attach additional pages if necessary 6. Research* A. Proposed topic of research with summary of current state of the art, innovative aspects and need for training (max. 2 pages) B. Reasons for applying for this Marie Curie Training Fellowship at the Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich: How does your research project relate to the focus of the Training Site? Complementary aspects of your research at home and at the Site program (max. 1 page) C. Duration - Intended stay at the Marie Curie Training Site: from ________ (dd/mm/yy) to ___________(dd/mm/yy), in total ________ months D. Tick the subject most applicable to your research interests: LEP LHC detectors calibration 7. Advisor/Supervisor at home institution Please attach a letter of recommendation (see recommendation form). This letter is not necessary if there are already collaboration contacts between the home institution and the guest institution. Name Address Tel and Fax Email 8. Paid Contracts Please name all positions you held during the last 3 years: Name of Company or Institution Location Period of stay 9. Applicant's Signature I hereby confirm that I have read the guidelines for eligibility criteria, which accompany this application and all other Site-specific criteria, and that I fulfil the criteria for applying for a pre-doctoral fellowship at the Marie Curie Training Site, detailed in the homepage of the Site. I also confirm that the information provided is correct and true, and understand that missing or false information may lead to outright rejection of this application or termination of a fellowship at a letter date. Date/Name Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Germany Marie Curie Training Site - Recommendation Form To the Applicant Complete the information below and then give one of these forms to your local supervisor and another scientist of your choice, along with an envelope marked "Letter of Recommendation". The referees should return the letter to you in the sealed envelope. Submit the envelope together with the remaining application material to the Marie Curie Training Site Coordinator. Name (Last/Family) (First) (Middle) To the Referee The above-mentioned is a prospective Applicant of the Munich-based Marie Curie Training Site "Matter on the Nanoscale: Manipulation and Characterization". We would appreciate a candid evaluation of the applicant's qualifications, potential, and motivation to carry out advanced scientific studies in our Marie Curie Training Site. Please attach your short letter to this form and return it to the applicant in the sealed envelope she/he provides. We appreciate your cooperation. Thank you. This letter is not necessary if there are already collaboration contacts between the home institution and the guest institution. Summary Evaluation Name of the Recommender Title /Position Institution Address Date/Signature Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Germany Marie Curie Training Site - Eligibility Criteria To the Applicant Please check carefully if you fulfill the following requirements of the EU Commission. Nationality Fellows must be nationals of a European Union Member State, or be able to provide proof of having resided in a Member State for at least the last five years prior to their selection by the host. Fellows should ensure that they are able to fulfil the visa requirements for Germany. Mobility Fellows may not carry out their fellowship in the country of their nationality and his/her recent center of activity. Hosts cannot appoint researchers who have carried out their normal activity in the country where the research is going to take place for more than 12 months in the two years immediately prior to their selection by the host. Fellows may not carry out their fellowship at the University of Munich, if they normally pursue their doctoral studies anywhere in Germany. Age At the time of selection the fellow must be 35 years old or less, with allowances being made for time spent caring for children and for compulsory military or civil service. Research Experience The scheme is directed to postgraduate researchers pursuing doctoral studies in a subject area similar to that of the Training Site. The stay must be directly relevant to the doctoral studies pursued. The stay at the Marie Curie Training Site must be recognized as an integral part of the doctoral studies in writing by the research supervisor of the doctoral studies in the home university.