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- Australia The Australian Researcher's Mobility Portal:
For Australians wishing to embark on international careers in research;
international researchers wanting to explore opportunities in Australia;
and Australian researchers returning home after having spent time overseas.
Go to website: Destination AUSTRALIA
- Japan The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is an independent administrative institution established for the purpose of contributing to the advancement of science in all fields of the natural and social sciences and the humanities. JSPS's main functions are:
Go to website: Destination JAPAN
- To foster young researchers,
- To promote international scientific cooperation,
- To award Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research,
- To support scientific cooperation between the academic community and industry,
- To collect and distribute information on scientific research activities,
- Egypt The EU-Egypt ST&I Cooperation Portal is a dynamic, bilingual (Arabic-English) and multifunctional portal designed and launched within the framework of EU BILAT project ShERACA "Shaping Egypt's association to the European Research Area and Cooperation Action". A project funded under the FP7 INCO programme with an overall objective to enhance the participation and involvement of Egyptian R&D stakeholders and key players in the various ERA activities.
Go to website: Destination Egypt
- The Marie Curie Actions The Marie Curie Actions are a coherent set of actions addressing researchers at all stages of their careers,
in the public and private sectors, from initial research training - specifically intended for researchers at
the early stages of their career -, to life-long learning and career development, as well as for knowledge
transfer between sectors and with the rest of the world. They are funded through the PEOPLE Specific Programme
of the 7th Framework Programme (2007 to 2013) whose overall strategic objective is to make Europe more attractive
for researchers.The PEOPLE Specific Programme has an overall budget of over EUR 4.7 billion over the seven years
Go to website: The Marie Curie Actions
- CORDIS, the Community Research and Development Information Service CORDIS, the Community Research and Development Information Service, is an interactive information platform that
keeps you up-to-date with the latest news, progress and initiatives in European innovation, research & development.
CORDIS is free of charge and offers access to European Union research & development funding programmes as well as to
information on potential partners, previous and on-going projects.
A unique service for strengthening European competitiveness, CORDIS assists and encourages transfer of technology
and knowledge across national borders.
Whether you are a researcher, an entrepreneur, a business specialist, a government agency, a representative of a
public service or a non-profit organisation, a journalist or a key player in the R&D and innovation field, CORDIS
will efficiently assist you.
Go to website: CORDIS, the Community Research and Development Information Service
- SINAPSE SINAPSE (Scientific information and expertise for policy support in Europe) is a web communication platform aiming at a better use of expertise in EU governance (networking of advisory bodies, support to expert groups, ad-hoc/public consultations or e-debates, etc.). It notably enables the creation of e-communities. SINAPSE is a free public service offered by the European Commission.
Go to website: SINAPSE
- EURODOC EURODOC is the European Council of doctoral candidates and young researchers.
It takes the form of a federation of national associations of Ph.D. candidates and young researchers.
Go to website: EURODOC
- EIROforum The EIROforum is a collaboration between seven European intergovernmental scientific research organisations that are
responsible for infrastructures and laboratories. As world leaders within their respective fields of science, the seven
member organisations of the EIROforum constitute the vanguard of European science, enabling European scientists to engage
in truly cutting-edge research and be competitive on a global scale. These organisations have a vital role to play in the
future of European research.
Go to website: EIROforum
- EFDA The European Fusion Development Agreement (EFDA) is an agreement between European fusion research organisations to
strengthen their coordination and collaboration. EFDA coordinates the technological work carried out by European fusion
labs and industry, and coordinates the European contributions to international collaborations such as ITER.
The scientists that work for EFDA are employed through the European Commission or through the EFDA-partners in the
Member States. People interested in fusion research should contact the fusion organisations in Europe.
A list of these organisations can be found on the EFDA website.
People interested in working for the ITER project should consult the ITER website: www.iter.org.
Go to website: EFDA
- Ploteus Ploteus, the Portal on Learning Opportunities Throughout the EUropean Space, aims to support people who want to go and
study in another European country, by helping them to find the relevant information about courses, structure of
education and training systems, opportunities for grants, accommodation and social insurance etc.
Go to website: Ploteus
- Eures EURES - European Employment Services - is a cooperation network designed to facilitate the free movement of workers
within the European Economic Area; Switzerland is also involved. Partners in the network include public employment
services, trade union and employers' organisations. The network is coordinated by the European Commission.
Go to website: Eures
- ResearchGATE ResearchGATE is the leading professional network for scientists. It's free of charge and designed to meet researchers' needs. Here researchers can
Go to website: ResearchGATE
- - present themselves and their research projects
- - find people and papers relevant to them
- - collaborate using cutting-edge applications
- - work more effectively
- MCFA The Marie Curie Fellowship Association (MCFA) is the organisation for all researchers who have been awarded a Community
funded Research Training Grant involving mobility. It unites more than 3,000 mobile researchers all over Europe and
beyond, giving them a voice in science policy debates and providing a highly interdisciplinary network for scientific
exchange and collaboration.
Go to website: MCFA
- Opportunities in Europe for South Eastern Europe Researchers Postgraduate Scholarships and Grant Opportunities for South Eastern Europe in Social Sciences, Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe, Working Table I - Democracy, Fostering and Building Human Capital Core Objective Go to website: Postgraduate Scholarships and Grant Opportunities for South Eastern Europe in Social Sciences
Go to website: Opportunities in Europe for South Eastern Europe Researchers
- FEANI Officially recognised by the European Commission as representing the engineering profession in Europe,
FEANI represents associations from 26 European countries, bringing together more than 80 national engineering associations,
all of which are recognised in their countries as the representatives of the engineering profession at the national level.
Through these national associations, FEANI represents the interests of approximately 2 million professional engineers in
Go to website: FEANI
- Scienceineurope.net European Leader in Information on Science, Technology and Innovation.
Go to website: Scienceineurope.net
- The ELSO Gazette, e-magazine of the European Life Scientist Organization The ELSO Gazette is the electronic magazine of the European Life Scientist Organization (ELSO). Published five
times per year, it contains news, opinion and feature articles about events and issues important for molecular
life scientists working in Europe. As part of ELSO's goal to support young scientists' careers, the e-magazine
carries many articles about career development, mobility, women in science, etc. There is a free job advertising
service as well as a conferences and courses listing, and also a forum space for grass-roots researchers to express
their opinions about current issues such as creation of a European Research Council, frustration with the European
Framework Programmes, the role of PhD supervisors, job opportunities in member countries ... and more!
Go to website: The ELSO Gazette, e-magazine of the European Life Scientist Organization
- The European Young Investigator Awards (EURYI) The European Young Investigator Awards (EURYI) scheme is designed to attract outstanding young scientists, in all
research domains including the humanities, from any country in the world to create their own research teams at
European research centres.
The European Union Research Organisations Heads of Research Councils (EUROHORCs) and the European Science Foundation
(ESF), wishing to contribute to the building of the European Research Area, decided to collaborate to create the
European Young Investigators Award (EURYI Awards). They also represent a `fast-track' approach to joint funding.
Each year, the fund - to which 18 research councils from 15 EU Member States and candidate countries initially
contribute - will make awards worth at least ?1 million over five years, to outstanding young scientists from all
over the world. Awards may be held in any of the countries participating in the scheme, which is designed to create
a high-profile incentive for the best and brightest researchers to build careers in Europe.
For more information on all the opportunities available to create your own laboratory in Europe please access http://www.esf.org/publication/167/OpportunitiesFinal.pdf
Go to website: The European Young Investigator Awards (EURYI)
- COS - Community of Science Community of Science, Inc. (COS) is the leading Internet site for the global R&D community. COS brings together
the world's most prominent scientists and researchers at more than 1,600 universities, corporations and government
agencies worldwide. COS provides tools and services that enable these professionals to communicate, exchange
information and find the information, people and technologies that are important to their work. These services include:
- COS Funding Opportunities - the largest source of grant information on the Web, comprising more than 23,000 records worth over $33 billion.
- COS Funding Opportunities - the database of first person profiles of more than 480,000 R&D professionals across the world.
- COS Workbench - a customized Web workspace, free to the individual researcher, with many features to promote their own work.
Go to website: COS - Community of Science
- Academic Careers Observatory (ACO) The Academic Careers Observatory (ACO) is an initiative by the Max Weber Programme, a postdoctoral studies programme part of the European University Institute (EUI) and funded by the European Commission. It aims to facilitate the diffusion of knowledge among young researchers about national academic careers and research opportunities in the social sciences and humanities, throughout Europe and beyond. The ACO plays an important role towards the realisation of the European Research Area
Go to website: Academic Careers Observatory (ACO)
- The Young European Biotech Network (YEBN)
The Young European Biotech Network (YEBN) is the network by and for all European students from Bachelor to postdoc level in the field of biotechnology and life sciences and offers stakeholding, events and information e.g. in the field of careers and education.
Go to website: The Young European Biotech Network (YEBN)
- Pharmajobs Pharmajobs.com is an internet-based jobmarket covering the entire spectrum
of Life Sciences as Pharma, Biotechnology, Medicine, Chemistry, Physics and
Academia. You will find a lot of positions posted by international
companies and HR-agencies. Established in 1996, Pharmajobs.com is one of
the most popular and fastest growing, specialized job markets.
Go to website (information in German): Pharmajobs
- Naturejobs - making science work Naturejobs is the career resource of the leading weekly multidisciplinary science journal Nature.
In print and free online we provide scientists with articles, tools and the top jobs. Each week the
Naturejobs editors investigate the dynamic landscape of science with articles covering vocational issues
from postdoc level onwards.
Go to website: NATUREJOBS - making science work
- EPSO the European Personnel Selection Office EPSO aims at providing the public with free access to reliable information
about recruitment to the EU institutions and to make best use of information technology to improve the management of
In this site you will find information on career opportunities in the European Institutions.
Your visit will take you through the application process, answer your most common questions, and tell you where to get
Go to website: EPSO
- Science's next wave Science's next wave is an international online career development magazine and resource, updated weekly, aimed at
early career researchers. It features:
Go to website: Science's next wave
- Academic, industry and non-research careers
- In-depth personal profiles - learn how other young researchers have developed their careers
- Examples of young mobile researchers - learn from the experience of others!
- Job market news and practical advice for job seekers
- Advice on finishing your PhD and developing your academic career
- Discussion of the issues facing today's researchers, including issues such as balancing work and family life
- A special focus on careers in industry
- Jobs.ac.uk Jobs.ac.uk is the top recruitment site in its sector the research, science, academic and related professions.
30,000 jobs are advertised each year, with each job advert page being read around 500 times on average.
Jobs.ac.uk is the best way to access the most highly qualified group of professional staff in the UK.
Go to website: Jobs.ac.uk
- Almalaurea AlmaLaurea is an innovative system with an effective on-line services that puts together graduates' CVs and
résumés (over 580.000 from 43 Italian Universities at 30/06/2005), so as to provide a meeting point
between Graduates, Universities and Companies. The activities of AlmaLaurea, a consortium of 43 Italian universities,
are supported by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research.
The objectives of AlmaLaurea are:
Go to website: Almalaurea
- to facilitate an access and to improve the placement of young people in the job market, facilitating companies' personnel recruitment and reducing the lead time between the demand and the supply of a qualified personnel;
- to monitor students' study itineraries and to analyse graduates' characteristics and performance, allowing comparison between different courses, universities, and faculties;
- to evaluate the needs and professional profiles requested by public and private employers, both in Italy and abroad; -to promote a comprehensive range of initiatives aimed at reaching the foregoing objectives both on a national and European level.
- FindAPost-Doc FindAPhD is the largest database of PhD studentships and opportunities in Europe and focuses largely on the sciences
and engineering. As well as listing studentships it also provides interactive advice via its postgraduate forum.
Its sister site FindAPostDoc provides a similar service for final year postgraduates and young post doctoral scientists.
Go to website: FindAPost-Doc
- Career.edu Career.edu is one of the fastest growing job boards for the international research and academic community.
The service is reserved only for universities, research centers, and government agencies.
Go to website: Career.edu
- TopResearchJobs.com TopResearchJobs.com: Research job board primarily dedicated to the advertisement of research positions in academia, industry, government and foundations in the US and all over the world
Go to website: TopResearchJobs.com
- Portal de empleo I+D+i Portal de empleo I+D+i is an online job site based in Madrid. Organisations (businesses, universities and research groups) can publish their offers for research related jobs, predoc or postdoc grants. Beyond being able to apply for specific offers, candidates registering into our database are directly retrievable by recruiters. All services are free for users.
Go to website: Portal de empleo I+D+i
- Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL) With its international funding and expertise, the Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL) offers scientists and industry the
world's leading facility in neutron science and technology. From its Grenoble site in the South-East of France,
the Institute operates the most intense neutron source on Earth.
Go to website: Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL)
- ESO ESO is the intergovernmental European research organisation for Astronomy in the Southern Hemisphere. It operates
the La Silla Paranal Observatory in Chile. More than 1500 proposals are made each year for the use of the ESO
telescopes. The ESO Headquarters are located in Garching, near Munich, Germany.
Go to website: ESO
- ESRF Funded by 18 countries, the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) located in Grenoble, France operates the
most powerful synchrotron light source in Europe. The ESRF offers you an exciting opportunity to work in an international
atmosphere in the French Alps.
Go to website: ESRF
- EMBL The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) was established in 1974 and is supported by nineteen member states.
It is one of the top research institutions in the world and the flagship of European molecular biology. Research at EMBL
is conducted by approximately 80 independent groups covering the spectrum of molecular biology. EMBL consists of five
facilities: the main Laboratory in Heidelberg (Germany) and Outstations in Hamburg (Germany), Grenoble (France),
Hinxton (UK) and Monterotondo (Italy).
Go to website: EMBL
- ESA The European Space Agency is Europe's gateway to space. Its mission is to shape the development of Europe's space
capability and ensure that investment in space continues to deliver benefits to the citizens of Europe. ESA has 17
Member States. By coordinating the financial and intellectual resources of its members, it can undertake programmes
and activities far beyond the scope of any single European country.
Go to website: ESA
- CERN CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, founded in Geneva in 1954, is the world's most advanced fundamental
research institute for particle physics. Every year CERN recruits over a hundred engineers and technicians and around
500 students and fellows.
CERN is an Equal Opportunities employer that offers: an opportunity to work at the leading edge of technology and
research in a multinational environment; personalised training plan and attractive financial conditions.
Go to website: CERN
- IPTS The Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS) is one of the seven institutes of the Joint Research Centre.
Its role is to provide support to the EU policy-making process by researching science-based responses to policy challenges
that have both a socio-economic and a scientific/technological dimension. The IPTS currently has vacancies for scientific
fellows and trainees to work in a variety of fields.
Go to website: IPTS
Australia, Chile, Japan
- EU Portals
The Marie Curie Actions, CORDIS, SINAPSE, EURODOC, EIROforum, EFDA, Ploteus, Eures
- Other Portals
Research Gate, MCFA, Stability Pact, FEANI, Scienceineurope.net, ELSO, EURYI, COS, ACO, YEBN
- Jobs Databases
Naturejobs, EPSO, Science's next wave, Jobs.ac.uk, Almalaurea, FindAPost-Doc, Career.edu, TopResearchJobs, Portal de empleo
- Research Institutes
ILL, ESO, ESRF, EMBL, ESA, CERN, IPTS