MSCA Postdoc Fellowship Call 2022 - Opportunities for researchers in Malaysia

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Tags: MSCA | MSCA PF | Call 2022

    19/05/2022 - 16:00
    Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
    19/05/2022 - 17:00

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Please find below the event recording and the presentation slides.

Dr Brian Cahill - Tipps & Tricks on drafting a proposal (821.93 KB)

Anne Nierobisch - Understanding the MSCA Postdoc Fellowship Call 2022 (1.06 MB)


Are you are researcher based in Malaysia looking for your next career step? The highly prestigious MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships offers you the opportunity of a two-year postdoc stay in Europe with EU funding to work on your dream project. The 2022 call opened on 12 May with a deadline of 14 September 2022.




This 60-minute webinar focuses on the application for a Marie Skłodowska Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship (MSCA-PF).

Our two main guest speakers are Anne Nierobisch and Dr Brain Cahill, both are experts on the MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship (MSCA-PF) programme. Anne aims to provide an overview of the policy aims and objectives which underpin the MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships, as well as cross cutting issues, which will help in the developing a robust and successful application. Brian is a seasoned evaluator of MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships and other funding calls who will offer advice from the perspective of an evaluator.

We will also hear from Dr Ong Jia Hoong, Marie Curie Research Fellow at the University of Reading in the UK abiut his porsonal experience on how to win an MSCA Postdoc Fellowship. 

What is the MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship about?

The aim of the MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships is to equip postdoctoral researchers with complementary professional skills for their future careers through the implementation of a personalised research project. International, interdisciplinary and intersectoral mobility is the central element here.

Who is eligible?

Researchers of any nationality and from all scientific disciplines with a doctoral degree and a maximum of 8 years of full-time post-graduate research experience at the time of the submission deadline are eligible to apply.

Where can I carry out the Fellowship?

European Postdoctoral Fellowships are available at a host institution in any of the 27 EU Member States or at a host institution in any of the current Horizon Europe Associated Countries.

The mobility rule applies to all applicants: they may not have lived or worked in the host institution’s country for more than 12 months in the 36 months prior to the submission deadline.

When is the deadline?

The 2022 call for application opened on 12 May with a deadline for application on 14 September 2022.


Dr Brian Cahill works at the Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology as Grant Manager of the COST Action CA19117 on Researcher Mental Health. He is a Member of the Governing Board of EuroScience and was previously Chair of the Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA). He was a Marie Curie fellow with research interests focused on measurement techniques for droplet-based microfluidics. He acts as an evaluator of MSCA Individual Fellowships and other funding calls.

Anne Nierobisch is a European Advisor at the UK Research Office in Brussels and is one of the two UK National Contact Points for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA). She holds a MRes in chemistry and a MRes in statistics from Oxford University, undertaken in collaboration with F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG. She has worked on the UK’s Early Life Cohort Feasibility Study (ELC-FS) at the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), before joining the UKRO team in 2021. 

Dr Ong Jia Hoong is Marie Curie Research Fellow at the University of Reading in the UK. 


The session is hosted by Dr Susanne Rentzow-Vasu, Regional Coordinator of EURAXESS ASEAN.