Free University of Brussels Individual Research Fellowship in Belgium

Deadline: 15 October 2018
Open to: applicants of all nationalities
Fellowship: fully funded

Description

The Free University of Brussels is delighted to announce Individual Fellowship open to all fields of research for the duration of five years.

Individual Fellowship at the Université libre de Bruxelles, [email protected], is a comprehensive fellowship programme providing excellent experienced researchers the opportunity to conduct frontier research and receive diversified training in an environment of scientific excellence and state-of-the-art facilities, under the supervision of renowned academics and with the support of an extensive collaboration network of academic and non-academic institutions.

The Free University of Brussels abbreviated ULB, is a French-speaking private research university in Brussels, Belgium. It was established in 1834 by Belgian lawyer Pierre-Théodore Verhaegen, it is one of the most important Belgian universities. A major research center open to Europe and the world, it has about 24,200 students, 33% of whom come from abroad, and an equally cosmopolitan staff. In 2018, ULB was globally ranked 175th by The Times Higher Education, 151th by Shanghai Ranking (AWRU).

Eligibility

Applicants of any age and of any nationality are eligible.

Eligible applicants are experienced researchers:

  1. With a PhD degree and maximum 7 years of post-doctoral experience at the date of the call deadline or
  2. Without a PhD but a documented full-time equivalent research experience of minimum 4 and maximum 11 years at the date of the call deadline.
  • Full-time equivalent research experience is measured from the date when a researcher obtained the degree allowing him or her to embark on a doctorate. This panerai replica watches needs to be proven by the employment (or equivalent) contracts;
  • Eligible applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work,w studies, etc.) in Belgium for more than 12 months during the last 3 years before the call deadline;
  • Eligible applicants should not have already benefited from a postdoctoral fellowship in Belgium for more than six (6) months before the call deadline.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Fellowship

Cost categories Amount (EUR/month)
Fellow-related costs Living allowance: 3.503,21Mobility allowance: 400,00

Family allowance: 150,00

Research-related costs Travel allowance: 200,00Research costs: 500,00

Other (training, etc.): 300,00

How to apply?

The application file of the applicants is complete when all the following documents are submitted in .pdf format:

  • A copy of the PhD degree or a certificate confirming that all the requirementsw related to the PhD programme in the home institution are fulfilled prior to the call deadline;
  • If no PhD degree has been obtained, a career description proving at least four years of full-time research experience by the call deadline. Applicants should attach proofs (e.g. contract, employer certificate) proving their research experience;
  • A detailed CV of maximum 5 pages, including a publication list. The mandatory template is available at the call website;
  • A research and training project of maximum 10 pages describing the state-ofthe-art,w the research questions and/or objectives, the methodology, the work plan, the training programme in an academic and, if relevant, non-academic environment, the dissemination, exploitation and communication activities, the information on ethics issues (not included in the 10 pages, see section 7.1). A compulsory template is available at the call website;
  • The letter of acceptance from a ULB academic member confirming that thew applicant, if successful, will be integrated in the research group and receive the appropriate training. Applicants are invited to consult the ULB Research inventory to identify a supervisor: http://www.ulb.ac.be/rech/inventaire/facultes/index.html;
  • A copy of the passport or identity card.

For more information, please read the rolex replica official call.