8a) In order to conduct my research project successfully, I need the right staff. Which staff categories does the SNSF recognise?

​The following employee categories are recognised by the SNSF:

  • Doctoral students
  • Postdocs
  • ​Other employees who make a specific contribution to the research project; these include employees with a degree who do not intend to do a doctorate; employees with a doctorate who are not included in the postdoc category due to their period of employment and time window; technicians; auxiliary staff. No career measures may be requested for employees.