18/03/2020

MSCA IF - Find a Host Organisation in Europe

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Are you interested in a two-year postdoc stay in Europe with EU funding to work on your dream project? Then the highly prestigious MSCA Individual Fellowships should be on your radar.

The 2020 call opened on 8 April (with a deadline on 9 September 2020) and finding a host is the first step for all eligible applicants.

How to look for a supervisor in Europe to host your MSCA individual fellowship?

Latin American and the Caribbean-based researchers interested in doing an Individual Fellowship in Europe can apply for a Marie Sklodowska Curie Individual European Fellowship (more at http://bit.ly/MSCAIF2020, call here).

To apply for the fellowship the researcher has to secure the support of a research organisation in Europe that is willing to host him or her for the duration of the MSCA IF fellowship. The host institution can be public or private, from the academy or not.

1. EURAXESS Hosting portal

Interested candidates that do not yet have a partner organisation in Europe may search for organisations  wishing to host foreign candidates for the 2020 MSCA-IF Call on the EURAXESS Hosting portal following the link below:

MSCA HOSTING OFFERS ON EURAXESS PORTAL

Many hosting offers include the option of attending a master class to support candidates in the proposal preparation!

Examples of recent hosting offers (Expressions of Interest - EOI) in Europe from our database:

 

2. Net4Mobility+ EOI

The network of the National Contact Points for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA NCPs) is also offering support in finding a European host and partner. You can find ‘Expressions of Interest’ (EOI) for researchers who are looking for a partner institution for MSCA projects, or for host institution for MSCA fellowships or MSCA fellowship positions published on their website.

3. Explore your own network, ask your supervisor

4. Look at the Partner seach tool on the Funding & Tender Portal here

 

Express the interest of your LAC entity to host MSCA applicants

Are you a working at a university, research institute or company in LAC looking to host a Europe-based Marie Curie applicants?

Sign up your organisation with EURAXESS now and publish a hosting offer for free on the portal. Read here how to express your institution’s interest.

 

Useful infomation:

ABOUT MSCA-IF:

- MSCA Individual Fellowships are open to experienced researchers from across the world.

- Applicants need a doctoral degree or at least four years’ full-time research experience by the time of the call deadline.

- All research areas can be funded. MSCA Fellows come from a wide variety of disciplines – from physics to linguistics, and from health-sciences to mathematical modelling.

- Fellowships are held in the EU or associated countries and last for one to two years. In the case of Global Fellowships, researchers have an outgoing period of up to 2 years to any country in the world, including in LAC

- The 2020 Call is due to open on 8 April with a deadline of 9 September.

- Not familiar with MSCA IF? Read our news piece: bit.ly/MSCAIF2020