Msca Postdoctoral Fellowship At Sorbonne University - Call For Expression Of Interest (# Of Pos: 20)

Universities and Institutes of France


September 1, 2022


  • Organisation/Company: Sorbonne Université
  • Research Field: Biological sciences Chemistry Communication sciences Computer science Cultural studies Engineering Environmental science History Literature Mathematics Medical sciences Neurosciences Physics
  • Researcher Profile: Recognised Researcher (R2) Established Researcher (R3)
  • Application Deadline: 01/09/2022 17:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: France › Paris
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 37
  • Eu Research Framework Programme: HE / MSCA
  • Marie Curie Grant Agreement Number: 123456
  • Sorbonne University, the first french university for H2020 funding, welcomes applicants for Marie S. Curie Posdoctoral fellowships within one of our 137 research units.

    Sorbonne University is a truly research-intensive university, with three Faculties pioneering research in Science & Engineering, Medicine and Humanities. Our research units host top researchers, including more than 100 ERC grantees, 70 MSCA fellows, and have participated in or coordinated more than 120 EU collaborative projects.

    If you are a young researcher with high potential and ambition to advance research in fundamental or applied fields, you are invited to apply to the MSCA Postdoctoral fellowship scheme of the European Commission programme Horizon Europe with our researchers, and get the opportunity to work and develop your ideas in an excellent research environment. Sorbonne University is located at the heart of Paris, with additional marine campuses in Brittany and the Mediterranean coast. It offers internationally recognised laboratories and technological infrastructures, the largest Library in France, and a dynamic scientific and cultural programme that brings together our community.

    The MSCA Postdoctoral fellowships programme aims at developing the potential of young researchers in Europe, by funding excellent research and promoting international mobility, interdisciplinary and intersectoral exchanges. The proposal must be a joint application of a fellow candidate, and a supervisor from SU, to propose an original research project. We welcome two types of fellowships applications within our university:

  • European Fellowships : with Sorbonne University as Host Institution, for a duration of minimum 12 month a maximum 24 months. Secondment in partner research or industrial organisations are possible
  • Global Fellowships : with a outgoing phase of 12 to 24 months in a Host Institution outside EU or associated countries, and a return phase of 12 months at Sorbonne University.
  • The fellows selected for funding after EC evaluation will be employed by Sorbonne University under a full social benefits contract for up to 24 months (or 36 months for Global fellowships), including a mobility allowance, and a family allowance for eligible fellows. The funded project also cover research costs up to €1000/month. The University has received the HRS4R award and aims at providing world-class research working environment in terms of Ethics & research integrity, recruitment, working condition and training.

    The SU support team for EU programs at Faculty and University level accompany the researchers at all stages of their proposal, from the identification of host research units to project writing and submission, with dedicated tool boxes, coaching and master class for candidates. You will find all information, contact and how to apply on the SU website. Potential candidates are strongly advised to contact us as soon as possible to beneft from this support.

    Eligibility criteria

    Eligible candidates must be in possession of a doctoral degree at the date of the call deadline (Sept 14th 2022) and must have a maximum of 8 years full- time equivalent experience in research, measured from the date of award of the doctoral degree. The candidates must comply with the following mobility rule: they must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in France for more than 12 months in the 36 months immediately before the call deadline. All nationalities, however, are accepted.

    The candidate must have a host research unit and supervisor at Sorbonne University. If a candidate has not identified one, the SU support team can help him/her to get in contact with potential hosts.

    Only one proposal per candidate is eligible. Candidates who have applied to the MSCA postdoctoral fellowship 2021 call and received an evaluation below 70% are not eligible for an application in 2022

    Selection process

    The proposals will be submitted to the Horizon Europe MSCA postdoctoral fellowship call and evaluated by the European Commission on the basis of Excellence, Impact and Quality & Efficiency of the implementation by one of 8 selection panels : Chemistry (CHE), Social Sciences and Humanities (SOC), Economic Sciences (ECO), Information Science and Engineering (ENG), Environment and Geosciences (ENV), Life Sciences (LIF), Mathematics (MAT), Physics (PHY). Each panel will establish two ranked lists, one for European and one for Global Postdoctoral Fellowships.

    If selected, the proposal will be funded through Sorbonne University, which will employ the researcher and provide the allocated research funds, and will follow-up the implementation of the project.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Sorbonne Université
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https:// www.
  • Country: France
  • City: Paris
  • Postal Code: 75006
  • Street: 21 rue de l'École de médecine
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