Call for proposals LEaDing fellows post-doc programme

Employer
TU Delft
Location
Delft
Salary
42.000-55.000
Posted
September 01 2018
Ref
107358
Discipline
Other
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc

Call for proposals LEaDing fellows post-doc programme
Third call open (3/3)                                      1 September 2018
Third call deadline                                          31 October 2018
Number of available positions third call              30

The ‘LEaDing Fellows Postdoc Programme’  is a Horizon2020 Marie Sklowdowska Curie COFUND programme  and will provide 90 researchers from all over the world who recently obtained a PhD, with the opportunity to gain two years of work experience in the challenging, internationally acclaimed and multidisciplinary environment offered by Leiden University, Leiden University Medical Center, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus Medical Center and Delft University of Technology. 

The aim is to provide opportunities for international, intersectoral and interdisciplinary research training, as well as transnational and cross-sectoral mobility, by offering open recruitment and attractive working conditions. Applicants can propose a project of their own choice, including a research proposal, an individual training plan, a motivation letter, a CV and a commitment letter of his/her proposed supervisor in one of the universities or university medical centers of the programme. For more details see the Guide for Applicants on the LEaDing Fellows website

Research fields
Applicants have an opportunity to apply for a fellowship in research fields covered by the five institutions:

Leiden University

Leiden University Medical Center

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Erasmus Medical Center

Delft University of Technology.

For an overview of all research fields consult the LEaDing Fellows website.

Why apply?
Fellows recruited:

  • Will have the opportunity to gain two years of work experience in the challenging, internationally acclaimed and multidisciplinary environment offered by the institutions;
  • Will be offered a full-time, fixed term employment contract for a period of 24 months at one of the institutions;
  • Can benefit from structured career development by:
    • undertaking training (in both research and transferable skills);
    • having the opportunity to undertake visits or internships at one of the four other LEaDing 

Fellows partners or linked industry or non-academic partners;

Who can apply?
Eligibility criteria

  • Applicants of all nationalities are eligible, unless national, international or European legislation or embargos prohibit specific (combinations of (sub) disciplines and) countries of origin;
  • Applicants shall not have spent more than 12 months in the Netherlands in the 3 years immediately prior to the recruitment date (1 May 2019);
  • Applicants should have obtained their PhD before the recruitment date (1 May 2019) and less than 60 months prior. This application window can be extended for pregnancy (6 months per child), parental leave (max. 6 months per child), training for medical specialists (3 years) or compulsory and reserve military service (actual time). Evidencing documentation must be added to the application.

Application, evaluation and selection
All information about the requirements for application and the evaluation criteria can be found in the Guide for Applicants at the LEaDing Fellows website.

Timetable third call (2018-2019)
What?                                                                  When?
Second call open                                                1 September 2018
Deadline second call                                          31 October 2018
Recruitment date(reference date eligibility)        1 May 2019
Eligibility check                                                    November 2018
Evaluation process                                              November 2018 – May 2019
Appointment fellows                                            between 1 June 2019 and 30 November 2021