Eindhoven University of Technology, as one of the partners in the EuroTech Universities Alliance, offers 10 Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowships within the EuroTechPostdoc2 programme. The EuroTechPostdoc2 programme is open for researchers within all research fields. The application deadline is February 25, 2021, 5pm CET. More information can be found in the text below, and on the EuroTechPostdoc2 website http://eurotech-postdoc2.eu/.
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, 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:
Each fellowship is granted for a period of twenty-four (24) months maximum. Prolongation within the EuroTechPostdoc2 Programme is not possible.
To be considered eligible, applicants must fulfil the following eligibility criteria:
What is funded
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 maximum, and a dedicated research budget (up to €8,000) and collaboration and travel budget (up to €6,000) related to the project.
The research budget can be used for standard research costs including but not limited to materials, visits to conferences and workshops, open access and training costs. Visits to the mandatory bootcamps should also be covered from the research budget.
The collaboration and travel budget can be used for all costs related to the collaboration with the Co-host Supervisor / Institution, and other travels directly related to the EuroTechPostdoc2 programme.
Additional travel allowances necessary to conduct the collaborative projects, workshops and training in other countries will be provided by the Host Institution and negotiated individually.
Applications need to be done via an online the application portal. The application portal will open on November 30 2020. A link will be provided on http://eurotech-postdoc2.eu/.
Further information and contact
Please visit the EuroTechPostdoc2 website http://eurotech-postdoc2.eu/ for further information.
Furthermore, the EuroTechPostdoc2 Programme Management Office will host Q&A sessions
on December 8 (9-10 CET) and December 10 (15-16 CET). Registration is possible via the link.