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Tags: Fellowships | 2021 | EU | Post-doc


The EUTOPIA European University is pleased to announce the opening of 21 post-doctoral fellowships within the EUTOPIA Science and Innovation Fellowships Programme (EUTOPIA-SIF).

The EUTOPIA Science and Innovation Fellowship Programme has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement n. 945380, for a total number of 76 post-doctoral fellowships, over 4 years, and a budget of 10,2M€, of which 5,6M€ financed by the European Union and 4,6M€ by the EUTOPIA partner universities. The EUTOPIA-SIF programme is coordinated by CY Cergy Paris Université.

The EUTOPIA-SIF programme aims to enhance the research potential and career perspectives of outstanding young researchers from around the world.

EUTOPIA-SIF post-doctoral fellows will be recruited by one of the EUTOPIA universities (host university) on the basis of an individual research project and the quality of their academic profile for a 24-month post-doctoral contract with highly attractive conditions


Reasearch fields:


  1. Materials engineering: including advanced analytical science, photonics, new material science, quantum technology
  2. Data & Intelligence: including artificial intelligence, complexity, mathematical modelling, information-systems engineering
  3. Health: including immunology and antibacterial resistance, cancer, ageing, reproductive health, neurosciences
  4. Sustainability: including energy, circular economy, mobility, urban planning, material heritage, water management
  5. Welfare & Inclusion: including business management and finance, governance, ethics, inequality, law and demograph

Time frame and details: 

  • Opening on 20 September 2021.
  • Optional pre-application stage : from 20 September to 25 October 2021, 13:00 CET
  • Call deadline 10 January 2022, 13:00 CET.
  • Applications must be submitted online and in English.  
  • Post-doctoral positions of selected candidates will start in September 2022.
  • A EUTOPIA-SIF Short Guide for applicants is available. For more detailed information, please refer to the Guide for Applicants.
  • Access here the mandatory Research Proposal template  and the CV template.
  • You can reach the coordinators of the programme at eutopia-sif@cyu.fr 
  • Answers to F.A.Q.


For more information about the EUTOPIA-SIF programme, its application and selection procedure, two webinars will be organised : the 6 October 2021 and the 17 November 2021 (registration needed at the EUTOPIA portal)

You can find the details on the programme and relevant application material on the EUTOPIA website and on the application platform.