12/11/2018
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

AIAS-COFUND II (Marie Curie) Fellowships

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, AIAS
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Anthropology
    Arts
    Astronomy
    Biological sciences
    Chemistry
    Communication sciences
    Computer science
    Cultural studies
    Economics
    Educational sciences
    Engineering
    Environmental science
    Geosciences
    History
    Information science
    Juridical sciences
    Language sciences
    Literature
    Mathematics
    Medical sciences
    Neurosciences
    Other
    Pharmacological sciences
    Philosophy
    Physics
    Political sciences
    Psychological sciences
    Religious sciences
    Sociology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Leading Researcher (R4)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    23/01/2019 12:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Denmark › Aarhus C
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2019
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions COFUND
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    754513

AIAS-COFUND (Marie Curie) Fellowships

 

Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS) is pleased to announce that up to15 AIAS-COFUND fellowships are available for the most talented researchers from around the world. The scheme is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (grant agreement no 754513) and Aarhus University Research Foundation.

 

Why apply

A fellowship at AIAS offers researchers a unique opportunity to pursue their own research project in an inspiring international and multidisciplinary environment. The AIAS-COFUND II Programme is for both junior and senior researchers who are seeking to enhance their genuine understanding of the methodologies and approaches of other scientific disciplines at the highest level, thus making cross-disciplinary inspiration and initiatives possible.

The Programme also provides career development opportunities, especially for young talented researchers, by offering both academic mentorship and career development in transferable skills and also the opportunity to organize large-scale multidisciplinary and international conferences.

 

The AIAS-COFUND II Fellowship Programme

Applicants can choose their research topic freely within all academic areas. The duration of a fellowship varies from 6 up to 36 months, with commencement dates either on 1 October 2019 or 1 February 2020. A fellowship includes a competitive salary, funding for travel and reasonable research expenses.

 

The programme encompasses two types of fellowships:

 

  • AIAS-COFUND Junior Fellowships for postdoctoral researchers with a career experience of 2-10 years. Fellowship duration: 12- 36 months.
  • AIAS-COFUND Senior Fellowships for researchers with a career experience of 10+ years. Fellowship duration: 6-18 months.

Please note: PhD training is not included in the calculation of experience.

 

Who can apply?

The target group of the programme is talented researchers at all career stages with a PhD and a minimum of two years of fulltime postdoctoral research experience at the time of the application deadline. Applicants must comply with a mobility demand:

 

  • Applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activities (work etc.) for more than 12 months in Denmark in the 3 years immediately prior to the call deadline. Time spent as part of a procedure for obtaining refugee status under the Geneva Convention, compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays are not taken into account.

 

How to apply

 

  • Deadline for application: 23 January 2019 at 12.00 (noon) CET.

 

Timeline:

  • Opening of call: Monday, 12 November 2018.
  • Deadline for applications: Wednesday, 23 January 2019 at 12.00 (noon) CET.
  • Evaluation period: February-May 2019.
  • Applicants will receive answers: June 2019.
  • Fellowship periods will commence: 1 October 2019 or 1 February 2020.

 

For more information about the process, guidelines or the application system, please contact Programme Manager, Helle Villekold at helle@aias.au.dk or by phone +45 87 15 35 58.

 

Benefits

 

Eligibility criteria

In order to be eligible for an AIAS-COFUND II fellowship two conditions apply: 1) Personal eligibility: Applicants must have at least 2 years of postdoctoral research experience (after completion of PhD) and must comply with the MSCA Mobility rule; and 2) Application eligibility: The application must be complete and comprehensive and contain all mandatory documents.

Selection process

The evaluation and selection process is based on an open, fair and transparent competition between the applicants.

Three different bodies will be involved in the evaluation and selection process:

  • Three individual peer reviewers in remote evaluation
  • The Selection Committee
  • The Quality Assurance group

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Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Other
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    4 - 10
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Other
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    More than 10

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Other: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

The target group of the programme is talented researchers at all career stages with a PhD and a minimum of two years of fulltime postdoctoral research experience at the time of the application deadline. Applicants must comply with a mobility demand:

 

Ÿ Applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activities (work etc.) for more than 12 months in Denmark in the 3 years immediately prior to the call deadline. Time spent as part of a procedure for obtaining refugee status under the Geneva Convention, compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays are not taken into account.

Specific Requirements

The target group of the programme is talented researchers at all career stages with a PhD and a minimum of two years of fulltime postdoctoral research experience at the time of the application deadline. Applicants must comply with a mobility demand:

 

Ÿ Applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activities (work etc.) for more than 12 months in Denmark in the 3 years immediately prior to the call deadline. Time spent as part of a procedure for obtaining refugee status under the Geneva Convention, compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays are not taken into account.

Work location(s)
15 position(s) available at
Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, AIAS
Denmark
Aarhus C
8000
Høegh-Guldbergsgade 6B

EURAXESS offer ID: 354590

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