EMPAPOSTDOCS-II: Programme Portal
Empa’s postdoctoral fellowship programme launches its first call for applications for 2 years of high-level career training. The call for proposals will open on June 1st
2017 with a deadline on August 31st
If you are…
… ready to contribute to Empa’s scientific excellence with your research project
… looking for a career booster
…curious to experience an international research and living environment of the highest standards
then apply for one of our postdoctoral fellowships!
If you are...
... a researcher at Empa wishing to figure as mentor please contact us: email@example.com
What are the financial provisions?
EMPAPOSTDOCS-II offers a highly competitive living allowance, research cost contribution and mobility package. Salary at Empa is defined based on function, experience and performance according to the ETH-domain salary system. According to 2017 figures, the living allowances of postdoctoral fellows are CHF 85’000 during the first fellowship year and CHF 88’000 during the second fellowship year.
What is the aim?
EMPAPOSTDOCS-II wishes to make a significant contribution to the European Research Area by training excellent researchers with scientific and transferable skills to enable them for a successful career. The program offers attractive working conditions in an excellent research institute with high-end infrastructure and a thriving working environment.
What are the next steps?
Applications can only be submitted together with an Empa-based mentor. You will find the list of mentors in the box to your right. Only one proposal per individual researcher will be evaluated. If you are interested in applying, search for a suitable mentor and contact the EMPAPOSTDOCS-II programme manager Dr. Juliane Sauer firstname.lastname@example.org and mention the module/topic and potential mentor of your preference. If you are interested in applying and do not yet know whom to contact, get also in touch with us via email@example.com
Duration and important dates
The programme will run from 2017-2022. There are three calls for applications June 1st 2017, June 1st 2018 and June 1st 2019, all with deadlines on August 31st. For the first two calls, a maximum of 20 fellowships will be granted. Successful candidates can start their fellowship on March 1st 2018.
For any question or further inquiries please do not hesitate to contact us under firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also check our FAQ in the box to the right.
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