The EuroTech Universities Alliance (https://eurotech-universities.eu/) is a strategic partnership of leading European universities of science & technology committed to excellence in research and jointly developing solutions to the grand challenges of society. The members are: Technical University of Denmark (DTU), École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), École Polytechnique (L'X), Technion Israel Institute of Technology (Technion), Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), Technical University of Munich (TUM). By promoting in-depth collaboration across research and education, as well as nurturing innovation and entrepreneurship, the Alliance combines the complementary strengths of its partner universities to jointly achieve multi-scale initiatives of high impact on society and industry. The Alliance also openly engages with all societal actors to raise awareness on the opportunities offered by science and technology.
The main characteristics of EuroTechPostdoc2 are:
EuroTechPostdoc2 is dedicated to promoting the role of women in science, and therefore, explicitly invites women to apply.
To be considered eligible, applicants must fulfil the following eligibility criteria:
The fellowship consists of a monthly salary for the postdoctoral researcher based on the salary scale of the Host Institution and is granted for a period of twenty-four (24) months, and a dedicated Career development and research budget (up to €8,000) and Collaboration and travel budget (up to €6,000) related to the project.
The monthly salary will be based on the experience and qualifications of each admitted postdoctoral researcher. The minimum gross salary for TU/e fellows is 3,353 EUR (Salary scale 10.4, in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement for Dutch Universities.) Additionally, fellows receive an annual holiday allowance of 8% of the yearly salary, plus a year-end allowance of 8.3% of the annual salary.
The Career development and research budget is a fixed amount of up to €8000 per fellowship. This amount is intended to cover the costs associated with the fellow’s project as outlined in the Research Plan of the proposal, including, but not limited to:
If sufficient, this amount could also help to cover the cost of the research (e.g. consumables, small equipment, access to databases etc.), as appropriate.
The Collaboration and travel budget is a fixed amount of up to €6000 per fellowship, to cover the expenses related to the collaboration with the Co-Host Supervisor described in the proposal (including travel and accommodation expenses during secondments and/or visits to the Co-Host Institution). If sufficient, this amount can also be used for other collaborative travels directly related to the research project.
Additional Career development and research costs, and additional Collaboration and travel cost necessary to conduct the fellow’s project as outlined in the Research Plan of the proposal is covered by the Host Department or Host Group and has to be negotiated individually.
Each fellowship is granted for a period of twenty-four (24) months. Prolongation within the EuroTechPostdoc2 Programme is not possible.
Applications need to be done via an online the application portal. A link is provided on http://eurotech-postdoc2.eu/
Please visit the EuroTechPostdoc2 website http://eurotech-postdoc2.eu/ for further information.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 899987.