Education and Jobs

PSI-FELLOW/COFUND – International Fellowship Programme for Postdocs

EC co-financed fellowship programme at Paul Scherrer Institut

The new funding programme PSI-FELLOW addresses international postdocs and offers these researchers the opportunity to perform their innovative scientific project in one of the four attractive scientific fields tackled at PSI: i) materials and matters, ii) life-sciences, iii) energy and environment and iv) accelerator technologies. The application has to be made together with a senior scientist at PSI, who will act as the fellow’s mentor. The collaboration with the mentor guarantees the feasibility of the project with regard to available resources and instrumentation. Project proposal together with CV and two reference letters has to be submitted not later than August 4, 2014 on the PSI-Job-Portal. The job-Portal will be open for PSI-FELLOW applications on the 1st of June 2014 (job-Portal).
COFUND PSI-FELLOW
Sponsors Paul Scherrer Institut und European Commission, FP7-People Marie Curie Actions
Duration 24 months
Funding Postdoc-position, mobility allowance, consumables, access to the PSI-FELLOW career development programme and mentoring programme
Eligibility • Researchers holding a PhD/ one first author peer reviewed publication
  • The intended research proposal has to fit with regard to the research areas offered by the mentors
  • < 12 months resident in Switzerland in the 3 years immediately prior to the application deadline (incoming mobility)
  • > 36 months outside Europe (re-integration scheme for EU-member state and associate state nationals)
Application deadline: August 4, 2014
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Call Status

  • Next call for applications will be launched on June 1 with deadline on August 4, 2014