MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships: Inria Hosting Offers, France

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowships 2019

MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships: Inria: Inria is offering hosting for over 75 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Postdoctoral Fellowships (MSCA-PF) for Ph.D. holders. These fellowships aim to support researchers in diversifying their skills and gaining multidisciplinary and intersectoral experience. The MSCA-PF grant provides a competitive salary, mobility and family allowances, as well as research, training, and networking costs. The fellowship duration is 12 to 24 months in Europe, with an optional 6-month placement in the private sector in Europe.

Designation: Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Area: Open to various research domains

Location: Inria Host Institutions, Europe


  • Ph.D. holder by the call deadline (11 Sept. 2024)
  • Maximum of 8 years full-time research experience after the Ph.D.
  • Mobility rule: Candidates must not have resided or carried out their main activity in the beneficiary country for more than 12 months in the 36 months before the call deadline.
  • Open to candidates of any nationality
  • Good track record is recommended
  • Additional security procedures approval at Inria institutional level

Job Description:

  • Candidates write their research project in collaboration with a supervisor at a European host institution (10-page proposal).
  • Support from Inria includes preliminary meetings, group training, and one-to-one review sessions.
  • Candidates must check the list of hosting offers, find a suitable domain, and contact the indicated persons with a brief research project idea.
  • Register for pre-training online info sessions on 8 March or 27 March.

How to Apply:

  1. Check the list of hosting offers and find a suitable domain.
  2. Email a brief research project idea (4-5 lines) to the indicated contact persons, along with a CV or profile link.
  3. Register for pre-training online info sessions on 8 March or 27 March.
  4. Inria will get back to candidates regarding the next steps.

Last Date for Apply: The earliest, preferably early March.

What’s in it for me?

  • Access to privileged grant writing training sessions.
  • One-to-one proposal review sessions with experienced European Officers.
  • Training sessions on understanding the call (4 April), grant proposal writing guide (16 May), and fine-tuning your proposal & joint writing sessions (27-28 June, in-person in Lyon, France, or online for candidates outside of France).



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