LEaDing Fellows Programme – Post-doc Opportunities

ABOUT LEADING FELLOWS PROGRAMME

The LEaDing Fellows Programme provides 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 Centre, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus Medical Centre and Delft University of Technology.
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MARIE CURIE COFUND PROGRAMME

The LEaDing Fellows Programme is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND which will run from February 2017 till February 2022. The positions are offered in three calls: February-March 2017, November-December 2017 and August-September 2018. The aim of the programme is to provide opportunities for international, intersectoral and interdisciplinary research training. More general information about Marie Curie COFUND can be found here.

 

*Applicants can propose a project of their own choice, including a research proposal, a career development plan, a motivation letter, a CV and a support statement of his/her proposed supervisor in one of the universities or university medical centers of the program. 

 

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 October 2017).  

– Applicants should have obtained their PhD before the recruitment date (1 October 2017) and less than 60 months prior. This application window can be extended for pregnancy (6 months per child), maternity or paternity leave (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.