EuroTechPostdoc2 fellowships

Updated: 4 months ago
Deadline: 24 Feb 2022

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

, and a dedicated

Career development and research budget

(up to €8,000) and

Collaboration and travel budget

(up to €6,000) related to the project.

The monthly salary will be based on the experience and qualifications of each admitted postdoctoral researcher. The minimum gross salary for TU/e fellows is 3,353 EUR (Salary scale 10.4, in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement for Dutch Universities.) Additionally, fellows receive an annual holiday allowance of 8% of the yearly salary, plus a year-end allowance of 8.3% of the annual salary.

The Career development and research budget is a fixed amount of up to €8000 per fellowship. This amount is intended to cover the costs associated with the fellow's project as outlined in the Research Plan of the proposal, including, but not limited to:

  • the cost of attending the 2 compulsory Bootcamps (1 week each) at one of the EuroTech partner universities,
  • the potential costs of open access publication (which is compulsory in projects receiving EU funding, maximum embargo of 6 months (12 months for social sciences and humanities) after publication),
  • attending career development and training courses,
  • attending conferences & meetings,
  • outreach and communication activities.

If sufficient, this amount could also help to cover the cost of the research (e.g. consumables, small equipment, access to databases etc.), as appropriate.

The Collaboration and travel budget is a fixed amount of up to €6000 per fellowship, to cover the expenses related to the collaboration with the Co-Host Supervisor described in the proposal (including travel and accommodation expenses during secondments and/or visits to the Co-Host Institution). If sufficient, this amount can also be used for other collaborative travels directly related to the research project.

Additional Career development and research costs, and additional Collaboration and travel cost necessary to conduct the fellow's project as outlined in the Research Plan of the proposal is covered by the Host Department or Host Group and has to be negotiated individually.

Duration

Each fellowship is granted for a period of twenty-four (24) months. Prolongation within the EuroTechPostdoc2 Programme is not possible.


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