31/10/2017

Call for proposals: LEaDing fellows Postdoc programme

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    LEaDing Fellows
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Cultural studies
    Economics
    Juridical sciences
    Language sciences
    Medical sciences
    Physics
    Technology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    10/01/2018 23:00 - UTC
  • LOCATION
    Netherlands › Delft
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40.0

The ‘LEaDing Fellows Postdoc Programme’ is a Horizon2020 Marie Sklowdowska Curie COFUND programme and will provide 90 researchers from all over the world who recently obtained a PhD, with the opportunity to gain two years of work experience in the challenging, internationally acclaimed and multidisciplinary environment offered by Leiden University, Leiden University Medical Center, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus Medical Center and Delft University of Technology.

The aim is to provide opportunities for international, intersectoral and interdisciplinary research training, as well as transnational and cross-sectoral mobility, by offering open recruitment and attractive working conditions.

Fellows recruited will benefit from structured career development by undertaking training (in both research and transferable skills) and having the opportunity to undertake visits or internships at one of the four other LEaDing fellows partners or linked industry or non-academic partners.

Applicants can propose a project of their own choice, including a research proposal, a career development plan, a motivation letter, a CV and a commitment letter of his/her proposed supervisor in one of the universities or university medical centers of the program.

As for the research fields, this includes Humanities and Social Sciences, Physical Sciences and Engineering, and Life Sciences. Applicants can choose the disciplines that the participating organisations offer. For an overview consult the LEaDing Fellows website.

In this second call 40 positions are availabe. External review is part of the selection process. The selection process takes place between January - July 2018. During this process applicants will be informed about the progress. By the 1st of August 2018 applicants will be informed whether they will be offered a position or not.

Benefits

Fellows will benefit from Dutch employment conditions and remuneration will be according to the collective labour agreement (CAO) of the Dutch universities (CAO Nederlandse universiteiten) or the University Medical Centers (CAO Universitair Medische Centra).

The annual gross salary will vary between 42.000-55.000 per year, depending on work experience.

Selection process

Applicants can propose a project of their own choice, including a research proposal, a career development plan, a motivation letter, a CV and a commitment letter of his/her proposed supervisor in one of the universities or university medical centers of the program.

All information about the requirements for application and the evaluation criteria can be found in the Guide for Applicants on the LEaDing Fellows website.

External review is part of the selection process. The selection process takes place between January - July 2018. During this process applicants will be informed about the progress. By the 1st of August 2018 applicants will be informed whether they will be offered a position or not.

Additional comments

All information about the requirements for application and the evaluation criteria can be found in the Guide for Applicants on the LEaDing Fellows website.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 707404.

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Offer Requirements

Specific Requirements

Eligibility criteria
- Applicants of all nationalities are eligible, unless national, international or European legislation or embargos prohibit specific (combinations of (sub) disciplines and) countries of origin.
- Applicants shall not have spent more than 12 months in the Netherlands in the 3 years immediately prior to the recruitment date (1 July 2018).
- Applicants should have obtained their PhD before the recruitment date (1 July 2018) and less than 60 months prior. This application window can be extended for pregnancy (6 months per child), maternity or paternity leave (6 months per child), training for medical specialists (3 years) or compulsory and reserve military service (actual time). Evidencing documentation must be added to the application.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
LEaDing Fellows Postdoc Programme
Netherlands
Delft
2628 CN
Stevinweg 1

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