Applications are invited for SNSF Early Postdoctoral Mobility Fellowships intended to support young researchers, who wish to make a research stay abroad in order to enhance their scientific profile, and who subsequently wish to pursue a scientific career in Switzerland.
Early Postdoc. Mobility fellowships are designed for postdocs at the beginning of their career who wish to enhance their scientific profile by working at a research institution abroad.
A valuable opportunity for international students.
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- Application Deadline:1 September 2020
- Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue the postdoctoral program.
- Study Subject: Applications are invited from all disciplines.
- Award: CHF 3,000
- Number of Awards: Not Known
- Nationality: Swiss nationals
- The award can be taken in Study Abroad
- Eligible Countries: Swiss nationals are eligible to apply for this fellowship program. Candidates who do not have Swiss citizenship must provide evidence of at least three years of activity at a research institution in Switzerland prior to the application.
- Entrance Requirements: At the time of the submission deadline, applicants must hold a doctorate from ETH Zurich (obtained no more than two years before the submission deadline), or finalize their doctorate within the next nine months.
- They must be Swiss nationals or hold a valid Swiss permanent residence, residence or cross-border commuter permit.
- Candidates who do not have Swiss citizenship must provide evidence of at least three years of activity at a research institution in Switzerland prior to the application.
- The mobility fellowship finances the researcher’s stay at a host institution abroad. The place of research must be different from the place of education.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: The mode of application is online. Proposals must be submitted electronically via mySNF. To access mySNF, a user account is required; new user accounts must be requested two weeks before the deadline at the latest. Once created, the login-information will be forwarded to the applicant by the SNSF.
- Supporting Documents: For a full application, the research plan, The invitation letter, Two reference letters. documents are mandatory.
- The SNSF can contribute a maximum of CHF 3,000 per year towards research costs if certain requirements are met.
- Fellowship holders who bring their own financial contribution for covering living costs should generally receive adequate support from their host institution; this support should encompass, among other things, infrastructure as well as any consumables.