MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships at the University of Namur and the University of Mons

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“Connect with Wallonia – Come 2 Wallonia” (C2W) is an individual-driven research training and career development program for Experienced Researchers with an aim to provide ERs with the expertise needed to become the next generation of leaders.

Within this call 30 C2W Fellows (15 per call) will have the opportunity to deepen their core scientific discipline while broadening their range of scientific skills. They will implement a research project with a strong interdisciplinary aspect. They will have the opportunity to widen their professional networks at the international level, which will provide them with advanced career opportunities.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement.

Both universities are HRS4R award holder and support excellence in research and innovation through the implementation of HR Strategy for Excellence in Research and endorsement of the Charter of Code for Researchers.

In order to apply, potential candidates are kindly asked to contact supervisors of their choice, whose research area is of their interest.

List of supervisors, along with respective research areas are available through the website of the Research Institutes of the University of Mons or the University of Namur.


Eligibility criteria:

 - Experienced Researcher (ER)

 - Any nationality

 - No age restrictions apply

 - Fluent in English

 - In possession of a doctoral degree or has at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience at the call deadline

  - International mobility: The ER cannot have resided or carried out his/her main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Belgium for more than 12 months in the three years before the deadline of the call


Selection process:

* Call opening: Wednesday, December 1st, 2021 at 14:00 Brussels time (UTC + 2)

* Call closing: Monday, March 7th 2022 at precisely 16:00 Brussels time (UTC + 2)

* Eligibility check: March 7th – March 15th 2022

* Evaluation: March – July 2022

* The selection process will be based on an international peer review (details available on the website)

* Information to applicants: July 2022

* Start of projects: Between August and October 2022


All information on this call and the application form are available on the following web page: https://cometowallonia.eu/