Seven [email protected] Postdoctoral Fellowships

The “[email protected] – Research and Training for Global Challenges” Cofund Fellowship Program funded through the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions COFUND scheme gives 15 talented researchers from all over the world the opportunity to undertake their research and training activity at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.

The program is supported by the University’s corporate partners including strategic research centers, non-academic networks of spin-offs, and small and medium enterprises (SMEs), where fellows will have the opportunity to complete secondment, bridging the gap between academic and applied research, and between research and market.

The second call for proposals will award a maximum of seven fellowships each lasting 24 months. It opened on April 26th, 2022. The deadline to submit applications is August 5th, 2022 at 1:00 PM (CEST).

Applicants are requested to submit their own research proposal in one of the six multidisciplinary Research for Global Challenges Institutes (RGCI) that will support them with their individual research and training needs.

Applicants must contact a potential supervisor, whose role is to integrate the research within the Research for Global Challenge Institute.

Please refer to the [email protected] website and the call for proposals for further information.

 

Benefits

Following the implementation of the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers (C&C) and Human Resources Strategy for Researchers, Fellows will be appointed at UNIVE with tax-free and 24 months full-time employment contract “assegno di ricerca,” according to the University Regulations on Research Fellowship.

Fellows will receive:

· Living allowance: €3,836 (gross) per month

· Mobility allowance: €500 per month

· Family allowance (if eligible): €500 per month

· In addition to the gross salary amount, a personal research budget (maximum €800 per month) managed by the relevant department will be available for research activity, training, publications, and workshop.

· Benefits include annual leave, maternity/paternity leave, pension provision, and social security.

· To all [email protected] Fellows UNIVE guarantees the first three months of the salary paid in one installment at the beginning of their fellowship, to make their mobility easier.

· Fellows will be hosted in the same department as their supervisor and will have full access to the department’s infrastructures, services, equipment, libraries, and laboratories to carry out the project.

 

Eligibility criteria

Research fellows of any nationality must meet the following three criteria to apply on the date of the deadline:

· Be in possession of a PhD degree acquired not later than eight years prior to this call deadline;

· Have at least one major publication without his/her PhD supervisor (either accepted, in press or published) at the time of deadline;

· Have not resided or carried out their main activity in Italy for longer than 12 months in the three-year period before the call deadline in compliance with the MSCA mobility rule.

 

Selection process

Proposals must be submitted exclusively online through the PICA electronic submission system

Submit proposals here

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