WHRI-ACADEMY: First Call for Proposals for postdoctoral fellowships
21 January 2014
WHRI ACADEMY fellowship programme at WHRI QMUL
The First Call for Proposals of the William Harvey International Translational Research Academy programme (WHRI-ACADEMY) was launched on 15 January 2014.
All the documentation related to the First Call for Proposals is available in the “Application pack” section of the project’s website: www.whri-academy.eu
WHRI-ACADEMY is a new mobility fellowship programme which aims to provide multidisciplinary projects to researchers to help to maximize their career development opportunities in healthcare and life sciences.
The deadline for submission of proposals is on 6 April 2014, 17h00 UK time
The applicants, at the time of the recruitment (no earlier than 5 July 2014), must be in possession of a PhD, or have at least 4 years of full-time research experience. Furthermore, the applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activity (i.e.: studies, work) in the Host country (the country where they want to work in) for more than 12 months in the last 3 years prior to the deadline for submission of proposals (6 April 2014).
The submission of proposals has two steps:
1) Expression of Interest: It shall be submitted via email to the Scientist the applicants wish to work with. Please use form “Expression of Interest” that is available in the “Application pack” section of the project’s website: www.whri-academy.eu
2) Application form: it shall be submitted online via WHRI-ACADEMY portal. Please use the templates that are available in the “Application pack” section of the project’s website: www.whri-academy.eu
The duration of the research projects must be at least 12 months and a maximum of 36 months. There are three different mobility schemes (Incoming, Outgoing and Reintegration).
The EU contribution per fellow corresponds to 40% of the annual fellowship cost.
The WHRI-ACADEMY programme is coordinated and managed by the William Harvey Research Institute in Barts and The London, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London. The Project Coordinator is Prof. Márta Korbonits, Centre for Endocrinology, WHRI.
WHRI-ACADEMY is co-funded by the Marie Curie COFUND programme under the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Commission.
For further details please visit the website www.whri-academy.eu and / or contact us: adminwhri-academy.eu