The EUTOPIA European University is pleased to announce the opening of the fourth call for 16 post-doctoral fellowships within the EUTOPIA Science and Innovation Fellowships Program (EUTOPIA-SIF) co-funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No 945380.
Starting in September 2024, fellows will be awarded a post-doctoral position for 24 months in one of the six EUTOPIA universities, including the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, the CY Cergy Paris Université, the University of Gothenburg, the University of Ljubljana, the University Pompeu Fabra and the University of Warwick, with attractive salaries covering their costs of living, and an additional budget for research and travel expenses.
EUTOPIA-SIF fellows will be formally employed by the EUTOPIA partner university they have chosen as their host organization, and co-hosted by a second EUTOPIA university for a secondment period. Host and co-host institutions must be chosen by the fellows, as well as the research groups in which they wish to realize the fellowship at the host university, at the time of application.
Two compulsory secondments will allow EUTOPIA-SIF fellows to take full advantage of the EUTOPIA research environment:
Applications are welcome from all disciplines, including Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences, and Humanities and Arts, in connection with the following 5 Key Research Areas, with particular encouragement for interdisciplinary approaches:
We therefore ask you to consider this opportunity for yourself and/or to pass it on to colleagues to whom this call might be of interest.
NOTA BENE: ELIGIBLE UNIVERSITIES
Although the EUTOPIA Alliance was recently expanded to encompass a total of 10 European universities, the EUTOPIA-SIF programme runs on a separate grant, and only the following 6 universities are eligible to host or co-host SIF fellows:
Vrije Universiteit Brussel, CY Cergy Paris University, University of Gothenburg, University of Ljubljana, Pompeu Fabra University-Barcelona, The University of Warwick.
The 4 new members of the Alliance are not eligible as host or co-host of the applicants.
Full application (and optional pre-application) for the EUTOPIA-SIF programme must be submitted online via the dedicated application platform www.eutopia.smapply.io, choosing EUTOPIA Science & Innovation Fellowship COFUND Programme.
Applicants must submit the following compulsory application content:
Once you have registered and logged into the system, the application can be edited until submission. All steps must be filled in and files uploaded. After submission, the application can no longer be edited, and it is only possible to view the application.
Only one proposal per researcher may be submitted to this call.
Only applications that are complete and submitted before the application deadline via the online platform will be considered.
For more information on the application requirements, procedures and call-related details, please refer to the Guide for Applicants, available on the EUTOPIA-SIF programme website.
At least one webinar will be organized for potential candidates. Please refer to the EUTOPIA-SIF programme website for more information.
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Appointment conditions of researchers:
The eligibility criteria must be fulfilled at the time of the call deadline. If it becomes clear before, during or after the evaluation phase that one or more of the eligibility criteria have not been fulfilled, the proposal will be declared ineligible and it will be withdrawn:
About the programme:
The EUTOPIA European University is an ambitious alliance of six like-minded European universities: CY Cergy Paris Université (France), the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Spain), the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium), the Göteborgs Universitet (Sweden), the Univerza v Ljubljani (Slovenia) and the University of Warwick (United Kingdom). It was awarded an Erasmus+ ‘European Universities’ pilot project in 2019. Its core mission is to promote a connected and inclusive academic community, addressing global and local challenges, advancing excellence, inclusion, impact and innovation. Scientific excellence, research collaboration and mobility of academics among the partner universities are core objectives of EUTOPIA.
The EUTOPIA Science and Innovation Fellowships Program (EUTOPIA-SIF) is an international post-doctoral fellowship program co-funded by the H2020 MSCA-COFUND scheme and the six partner institutions of EUTOPIA. Its vocation is to train the next generation of high-profile scientists by offering attractive recruitment conditions and an ideal environment for their ambitious academic development and the production of tangible research impact through innovation and entrepreneurship. EUTOPIA-SIF fellows will prove their capacity of addressing major social challenges through the five Key Research Areas, in an independent research project. They will take advantage of an extensive training program and mentoring by senior academic supervisors.
The EUTOPIA-SIF programme is coordinated by CY Cergy Paris Université.
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