UK Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowships at the University of Bristol

UK Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowships at the University of Bristol

UK Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowships at the University of Bristol

Designation/Position-  (MSCA) Individual Fellowships

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions invites applications for Marie Skłodowska-Curie (MSCA) Individual Fellowships Position from eligible and interested candidates

About-  Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowships (IF) are a great option if you are an experienced researcher looking to give your career a boost by working abroad. They offer exciting new learning opportunities and a chance to add some sparkle to your CV. (MSCA) Individual Fellowships

Research/Job Area-  All research areas

MSCA Fellows come from a wide variety of disciplines – from physics to linguistics, and from health-sciences to mathematical modelling.

Location- EU host organisation – Europe’s most prestigious postdoctoral fellowship

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Eligibility/Qualification–

Provides support for anyone with a Ph.D. or at least four years of research experience undertaking international and inter-sector mobility.

MSCA is open to all research and innovation areas. The participation of third parties within projects is encouraged, e.g. SMEs, NGOs, Charities, museums, archives etc.

Job/Position Description- 

The aim of these Fellowships is to enhance competencies and creative potential of the best researchers, whether European or non-European, willing to work in the EU. There is a special Career Restart Panel to resume a research career after a break and it is possible to embed a secondment within the Fellowship to take place within Europe.

The fellowships can fund researchers who wish to work in Bristol for up 24 months.

MSCA funds projects using fixed ‘unit costs’ for the researcher and the institution. These ‘unit costs’ are flat-rate EU contributions to support the researcher, research costs and institutional costs during the project.

Allowance typeAllowance
Living allowance:€55,800 (€67,127 including coefficient)
Mobility allowance:€600/mth + €500/mth family allowance if relevant
Management/Indirects:€650 per month
Expenses:€800 per month

How to Apply- 

  • The potential applicant identifies a mentor and makes contact.
  • Potential candidates submit a draft application and CV to appropriate School Research Directors (SRD) – see below).
  • SRD will review the draft with a potential mentor to assess intellectual fit with Department.
  • SRD advises the applicant, Research Development Managers (RDMs) and Bristol EU Team of the decision. 
  • EU team to review applications as they develop, at least one month prior to the final deadline
  • Applications submitted to funder shortly before funder deadline of mid-September 2018.

EU team: eu-research@bristol.ac.uk

School Research Directors

School of Humanities SRD: helen.fulton@bristol.ac.uk
School of Modern Languages SRD: c.f.burdett@bristol.ac.uk
School of Arts SRD: a.a.piccini@bristol.ac.uk

Last Date for Apply– September 2022

The call opens in April and closes in September. The fellowship start date must be within 12 months from 1st April following the call deadline.

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