Apply for the "NRW Rückkehrprogramm" by 27 January 2019 and set up your own research group! This year's call is aimed at excellent postdoctoral researchers who have been living abroad for at least a year and are doing research in the field of "Artificial Intelligence".
The current call 2018 is aimed at researchers who are working on the topic "Artificial Intelligence - Machine Learning" (4 junior research groups) or on the topic "Social and Cultural Science Research on Artificial Intelligence" (2 junior research groups) and whose outstanding ideas can contribute to the analysis, classification and shaping of the social upheavals of our time.
Conditions for a successful application: The researchers can prove at least two years of excellent research work after their doctorate, have been working abroad for at least one year at the time of application and had previously lived in Germany. German citizenship is not required.
Further information: https://www.mkw.nrw/forschung/foerderung/wissenschaftlichen-nachwuchs-foerdern/rueckkehrprogramm/ (in German)