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Call for Marie S.-Curie Post-doctoral Fellows in Photonics and Applications – MSCA-COFUND MULTIPLY

Engineering & Applied Science

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Tuesday 08 October 2019
Reference:  R190263

The Sixth Call of the Marie S.-Curie COFUND Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme in Photonics, MULTIPLY, opens on 9th July 2019, 00:00 hrs British Summer Time. The Call deadline is the 8th October 2019, 23:59 hrs British Summer Time.

This is the Final Call of the MULTIPLY Programme.

The Reference date for eligibility compliance is the 1st of January 2020.

The MULTIPLY Marie S.-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme is being co-ordinated by the Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies (AiPT), with the primary aim of assisting the career development of the next generation of photonics research and innovation leaders. It has the full backing of a consortium of 50 internationally leading academic and industrial partners from across the globe. It will offer interdisciplinary training for over 50 outstanding experienced researchers in the areas of photonics science, technology and applications over its lifetime. The partners will act as hosts for eligible fellows, providing excellence in postdoctoral training, mentoring career development opportunities, offering access to cutting edge facilities, fast-paced innovation activities and further industrial links. The programme will one further call after the Fifth Call in January. 

Applications for Fellowship durations between 1-1.5 years will be considered, and will be co-funded by the MULTIPLY partner chosen during the application process. Please note – Fellowship durations cannot extend beyond 30th September 2021. 

Application to the programme will be via submission of a formal proposal. Selection of fellows will be via a formal evaluation procedure undertaken by an independent Evaluation and Selection Committee. As MULTIPLY is a Marie S.-Curie Action, standard eligibility and mobility rules apply

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