The mission of the Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS) is to advance highest quality research at Aarhus University (AU) by attracting talented, highly qualified fellows worldwide and within all disciplines. Fellows are proved ideal opportunities to further develop their research in short to long fellowship periods by ensuring fellows’ participation in various kinds of collaboration and exchange with researchers, research groups and advanced students at AU and abroad.
AIAS has up to 15 AIAS-COFUND fellowships available for the most talented researchers from around the world and within all research disciplines and topics. The scheme is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions and Aarhus University Research Foundation.
Two types of AIAS-COFUND II Fellowships
- AIAS-COFUND Junior Fellowships for postdoctoral researchers with a career experience of 2-10 years. Duration from 12-36 months.
- AIAS-COFUND Senior Fellowships for researchers with a career experience of 10+ years. Duration from 6-18 months.
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.
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.
What is included in a fellowship?
A fellowship includes funding for travel, reasonable research expenses and a competitive salary.
Deadline: 23 January 2019.
More information here.