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Fellowship posted by ETH Zurich - VPFW (08/02/2013 12.47)

Marie Curie Action COFUND ETH Zurich Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The ETH Zurich Postdoctoral Fellowship Program offers an excellent opportunity for young researchers to acquire new skills and competences, boosting their careers and helping to attain an independent senior position.
This program supports incoming fellowships for postdoctoral researchers at the ETH Zurich. The program is intended to foster high-potential, young researchers who have already demonstrated excellence in terms of internationally competitive achievements in the early stages of their professional careers. Applications have to be made jointly by the candidate and their host who must be an ETH Zurich Professor and who will act as a mentor to the fellow. The duration of an ETH Fellowship is two years.

Research Fields

Engineering - Other
Technology - Other
Other

Other costs

Indicative average value for salary of 80’000 € /year including full social security.
Research cost contribution per year: 6’000 € /year
Travel/Mobility allowance: 2’000 € /year

Eligibility criteria

Eligible are young postdoctoral scientists worldwide, who have been awarded their doctoral degree within two years of the relevant submission deadline. The applicants need to have at least one scientific publication in a peer-reviewed journal or have been awarded a prize for their PhD thesis.
Exception: Postdoctoral scientists who have obtained a doctoral degree from the ETH Zurich or the University of Zurich cannot apply for this fellowship program. Also not eligible are postdoctoral scientists, who performed their main activities (work, studies etc.) at one of the two institutions for more than six months prior to the relevant submission deadline.

Selection process

The evaluation consists of two steps. In a first step, the submitted application will be evaluated by peer review. In a second step, the best candidates will be invited to an interview with the Research Commission of the ETH Zurich. The interview will take place at the ETH Zurich and lasts 20 minutes. Candidates are requested to be available on all the dates indicated on our web page for a given submission deadline until they have been assigned a specific interview date; preferences for a specific date cannot be considered.


Programme Description
Number of awards per year24
Frequency of callsTwice yearly
International mobility required ?yes
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsSwitzerland
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAfghanistan, Albania, Algeria, All, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Antigua And Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaidjan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermudas, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina-Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, CHINA (HONG KONG), CHINA (MAINLAND), Colombia, Comores, Congo (Democratic Republic Of The), Congo (Republic Of The), Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, E.E.C., East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fidji, Finland, France, French Guyana, French Polynesia (Thaiti), FYRoMacedonia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guadelupe, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, International, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Federated States Of, MOLDOVA, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Other, Pakistan, Palastine, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Reunion Islands (France), Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts And Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Pierre And Miquelon, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, Samoa American, San Marino, Sao Tome And Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Surinam, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga Islands, Trinidad And Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Usbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Venezuela, Vietnam, Virgin Islands (Uk), Virgin Islands (Us), Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAfghanistan, Albania, Algeria, All, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Antigua And Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaidjan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermudas, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina-Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, CHINA (HONG KONG), CHINA (MAINLAND), Colombia, Comores, Congo (Democratic Republic Of The), Congo (Republic Of The), Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, E.E.C., East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fidji, Finland, France, French Guyana, French Polynesia (Thaiti), FYRoMacedonia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guadelupe, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, International, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Federated States Of, MOLDOVA, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Other, Pakistan, Palastine, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Reunion Islands (France), Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts And Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Pierre And Miquelon, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, Samoa American, San Marino, Sao Tome And Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Surinam, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga Islands, Trinidad And Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Usbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Venezuela, Vietnam, Virgin Islands (Uk), Virgin Islands (Us), Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Website of Fellowship Programmewww.ethfellows.ethz.ch
Fellowship's Details
Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Research ProfileRecognised Researcher (R2)
Employment contract with full social securityyes
Total amount per fellowship per year100000
CurrencySwiss franc
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceyes
Covers research costsyes
Maximum duration of fellowship24
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Application deadline

01/09/2014

Application website

http://www.ethfellows.ethz.ch

Other fellowship details
Fellowship ID

47501

EU Research Framework Programme

FP7/People-Marie Curie Action COFUND

EU Contract Number

PCOFUND-GA-2009-246543

Funding organisation / Contacts
ETH Zurich - VPFW - Office of Research

Public research
Rämistrasse 101 8092 Zurich - Switzerland
www.ethfellows.ethz.ch
E-mails
ethfellows@sl.ethz.ch

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