10 MSCA CoFund Postdoc Fellowships (Young International Academics), Luxembourg

Postdoctoral Researcher Position in University

10 MSCA CoFund Postdoc : The University of Luxembourg invites applications for 10 MSCA CoFund Postdoctoral Fellowships under the “Young International Academics” program. This initiative, supported by the European Union’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions COFUND, aims to foster interdisciplinary and intersectoral research at the Institute for Advanced Studies of the University of Luxembourg.

Designation: Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Research Area: Interdisciplinary Research

Location: University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg


  • PhD degree in any discipline.
  • A strong commitment to bridging at least two distinct fields in innovative research.
  • Dedication to making a significant impact through interdisciplinary research.

Job Description: The University of Luxembourg has secured funding for the “Young International Academics” (YIA) postdoctoral program, which offers early-career researchers the opportunity to develop their interdisciplinary research projects. Hosted by the Institute for Advanced Studies – Luxembourg (IAS), this program fosters excellence and interdisciplinarity.

The YIA program is designed for international talents eager to lead their own research initiatives. Over two calls, a total of 10 postdoctoral fellows will be selected, each receiving a 36-month fixed-term contract. The program spans five years and began on May 1, 2023, with a total budget of four million euros.

As a YIA fellow, you will benefit from:

  • A dynamic and diverse research environment at IAS.
  • Mentorship from IAS fellows.
  • An international approach promoting diversity and excellence.
  • Opportunities to bridge distinct fields and engage in bold, high-impact research.

To apply, candidates must submit their research proposals for evaluation and ranking by an independent reviewer panel during two waves:

  • First call opens on 01 September 2023.
  • Second call opens on 01 February 2024.

Detailed information about IAS Luxembourg and the YIA project is available on the YIA project website.

Application documents and templates will be posted online on 01 September 2023 at 9 am CET for the first call.

For inquiries, please contact the support team at yia@uni.lu.

How to Apply: Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the YIA project website for detailed application instructions and to access application documents.

Last Date for Apply: 01 February 2024.

Join the University of Luxembourg in advancing interdisciplinary research and innovation. Be part of a multicultural and inclusive community dedicated to excellence and removing barriers related to gender and diversity in recruitment and career progression.



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