90 LEaDing Postdoctoral Fellowships for International Researchers in Netherlands, 2018

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The new LEaDing Fellows Programme is now available for worldwide researchers to study at some of the universities in the Netherlands.

The LEaDing Fellows Postdoc Programme aims to help early-stage ambitious and excellent researchers to develop new research skills, transferable skills and a view on career options in an academic research, industrial or public setting, thus increasing their employability.

The LEaDing Fellows Programme provides 90 researchers from all over the world who recently obtained a PhD, with the opportunity to gain two years of work experience in the challenging, internationally acclaimed and multidisciplinary environment offered by Leiden University, Leiden University Medical Centre, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus Medical Centre and the Delft University of Technology.

Scholarship Description:

Applications close: January 10, 2018
Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue postdoctoral programme.
Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded for various research fields.
Scholarship Award: The annual gross salary will vary between 42.000 – 55.000 euro’s per year, depending on work experience.
Number of Scholarships: The LEaDing Fellows Programme will fund a total of 90 fellowships over a period of five years. 20 fellowships will be funded in the 1st call, 40 fellowships in the 2nd call, 30 fellowships in the 3rd call.
Scholarship can be taken in A LEaDing Fellowship can be carried out at one of the programme partners. Leiden University, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Delft University of Technology, Erasmus University Medical Centre or Leiden University Medical Centre.

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Applicants of all nationalities are eligible, unless national, international or European legislation or embargos prohibit specific (combinations of (sub) disciplines and) countries of origin.
  • Applicants shall not have spent more than 12 months in the Netherlands in the 3 years immediately prior to the recruitment date.
  • Applicant should have obtained their PhD before the recruitment date and less than 60 months prior to the recruitment date. This application window can be extended to 6 months for pregnancy (per child), parental leave (max. 6 months per child), training for medical specialists (3 years) or compulsory and reserve military service (actual time). Evidencing documentation must be added to the application as an annexe.
    For the second call, the recruitment date is set on the 1stof July 2018.
  • If you have doubts about fulfilling the eligibility criteria please contact the Project Office

Eligible Countries:

  • Applicants of all nationalities are eligible, unless national, international or European legislation or embargos prohibit specific (combinations of (sub) disciplines and) countries of origin.

College Admission Requirement:

Entrance Requirements: Applicants should have obtained their PhD before the recruitment date (1 July 2018)less than 60 months prior.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

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Scholarship Award:

  • Each appointed fellow will be employed by one of the three universities or two university medical centers. They will be offered a full-time, fixed-term employment contract for a period of 24 months.
  • Employment conditions and remuneration will be according to the collective labor agreement (CAO) of the Dutch universities (CAO Nederlandse Universiteiten) or the Academic Medical Centres (CAO Universitair Medische Centra). The annual gross salary will vary between 42.000 – 55.000 euro’s per year, depending on work experience.

How to Apply:

Please read the Guide for Applicants carefully before filling in this form.

  • Candidates should submit applications via e-mail.
  • We advise you not to wait until the deadline: before 12:00:00 CET PM on the date of the call deadline (10 January 2018). Please notice that it can take some time to get the commitment letter from your host group.
  • After the submission of your application, you will receive a confirmation of receipt.
  • Should you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to contact the LEaDing Fellows Project Office

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