Call for Expressions of Interest - Marie Skłodowska Curie Individual Fellowships

The University of Gibraltar is looking to attract talented, ambitious, and experienced researchers at post-doctoral level to apply jointly with a University of Gibraltar supervisor to the European Marie Curie Individual Fellowships scheme under the 2020 call.

Overview

The objective of this call for Expressions of Interest (EoI) is to select potential candidates to work with us through to submission of a full research application to the Marie Sklodowska Curie Individual Fellowships programme in September 2020.
The University of Gibraltar welcomes EoIs from experienced researchers whose expertise aligns with our priority research-themes.

Programme details

The goal of the Individual Fellowships scheme is to support the career development of outstanding researchers by working abroad and diversifying their individual competence in terms of skill acquisition through advanced training, international and intersectoral mobility
Research topics: These are not pre-determined by the scheme. However, the University of Gibraltar shall only engage in research proposals that align with our research themes (see above).
Duration: Typically 2 years
Funding: Salary including travel and family allowance (where applicable) plus training costs
The predetermined gross salary by the programme is ca. €81,800 pa

Profile and eligibility of candidates

Candidates must comply with the following two requirements:
  • Qualifications: Hold a PhD or have at least 4 years full-time equivalent research experience.
  • Mobility Rule: Have not resided, worked or studied in Gibraltar or the UK for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before 9 September 2020.
The candidate should satisfy at least two of the following desirable skills:
  • A suitable publication record;
  • Presentations at seminars and conferences;
  • Organisation of conferences in your field of research, including membership in the steering and/or programme committee;
  • Won prizes or awards for research-related activities;
  • Funding received for research projects;
  • Supervising and mentoring activities;
  • Led or participated in research expeditions, including international experience;
  • Examples of collaboration with the private sector/industry;
  • Public outreach activities and knowledge transfer activities;
  • Granted patent(s).

How to Apply

EoIs must be submitted using the Application Form, together with the candidate’s CV, by email to ResearchOffice@unigib.edu.gi no later than

Friday 15 May 2020.

After the EoI submission, candidates may be contacted to follow up their proposal and vet their suitability.

Outcome

Candidates shall be notified by Friday 26 June 2020 if their EoI has been selected to be taken forward to full Marie Curie IF application.
Successful candidates shall be invited to prepare their full proposal in collaboration with their supervisor at the University of Gibraltar towards the submission deadline 9 September 2020.

Questions?

Should you have any questions relating to this call, please contact our Research Office ResearchOffice@unigib.edu.gi