12/10/2017

  • ORGANISATION NAME
    NWO
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    Netherlands
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Mobility Outgoing
  • DEADLINE DESCRIPTION
    2 PM CET
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Formal sciences
    Humanities
    Natural sciences
    Professions and applied sciences
    Social sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    First Stage Researcher (R1) (Up to the point of PhD)

Outline

 

The aim of the

programme is to encourage talented researchers at Dutch universities and KNAW and NWO research institutes who have recently received their PhD to continue in academic research after having gained their PhDs. It offers them the opportunity to enhance their career prospects by spending up to 2 years gaining relevant knowledge, skills and experience at a top research institute outside the Netherlands. For certain scientific disciplines that focus on Dutch topics, e.g. Dutch language, culture and law, there is an option to apply for a Rubicon at a Dutch research institute.

 

The aim of the programme is to encourage talented researchers at Dutch universities and KNAW and NWO research institutes who have recently received their PhD to continue in academic research after having gained their PhDs. It offers them the opportunity to enhance their career prospects by spending up to 2 years gaining relevant knowledge, skills and experience at a top research institute outside the Netherlands. For certain scientific disciplines that focus on Dutch topics, e.g. Dutch language, culture and law, there is an option to apply for a Rubicon at a Dutch research institute.

 

What is funded

Applicants can apply for a stay of at least 12 months and no longer than 24 months at a top academic research institute outside the Netherlands. There is also a limited opportunity to apply for a research period of at least 12 months and no longer than 24 months at an excellent Dutch research institute. It is not possible to combine a stay in the Netherlands and abroad.

Eligible costs for funding are salary costs for the researcher including the relevant social fees and taxes, research costs and travel costs. Costs for infrastructure (housing and office equipment) and overhead are not eligible for funding.

Duration

Two years (24 months) maximum.

Eligibility

 

Any postgraduate who is currently engaged in PhD research or who has been awarded a PhD within 12 months preceding the relevant deadline for the submission of applications may apply for a Rubicon grant. For further details please see the call for Proposals which can be downloaded from https://www.nwo.nl/en/funding/our-funding-instruments/nwo/rubicon/index.html.

 

Attachments

Call for Proposals (152.27 KB)