- PhD degree must have been awarded before (not later) April 30, 2021 (for the first call) and 2023 (for the second call).1
- Publication record at the time of application showing at least one original accepted publication, in press or published in a peer-reviewed journal. If the applicant is not first author of that publication, a confirmation of the first author or supervisor is required to confirm that the applicant’s contribution to the scientific content of the publication was highly relevant.
- Submission of a complete application package (see guidelines for applicants) until the deadline indicated in the call for applications).
- Mobility rules: (a) Standard as defined in the latest MSCA Guide for Applicants (v1.0, 4 April 2019): Applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Switzerland for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the application deadline. Compulsory national service and/or short stays, such as holidays, are not taken into account; (b) The Career Restart mobility rule will be applied in cases of well-documented career breaks in research. To qualify for the career restart scheme, applicants must not have been active in research for a continuous period of at least 12 months within the 18 months immediately prior to the deadline for submission, and they may not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Switzerland for more than 3 years in the 5 years immediately prior to the application deadline.
Note 1) Postdoc employments only to be granted to experienced scientist not having finished her/his PhD more than five years before the application deadline.
Please be aware that you are supposed to make your application jointly with your host who must be a PSI senior scientist and will act as your principle investigator (PI) (please study the application concept). The PIs fields of expertise and research themes open for collaborations is available on: PIs & Corresponding Scientific Fields.
PSI-FELLOW is open for candidates from any country in the world.