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Get funded for a world class bioenergy research/training/transfer of knowledge experience at Aston University, UK

Boost your career! Get funded for a world class bioenergy research/training/transfer of knowledge experience at Aston University, UK. Apply for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship.

The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships enable eligible applicants to come to Aston University for a period from 12 – 24 months. The aims are to:

  • Undertake world class research
  • Undertake career development
  • Knowledge transfer.

Read the Guide for Applicants, it will enable you to fully appreciate the aims and objectives of the scheme.

You are eligible if:

  • You are in possession of a doctoral degree or have at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience
  • At the time of the deadline for submission, you have not resided or carried out your main activity (work, studies, etc) in the country of their host organisation for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to 11th September 2014.

Preferred:

  • Experience suggests that successful researchers have strong CVs, with 10+ strong publications (high-ranking, international journals), a good range of experience (teaching, industry/non-academic, PhD supervision).

If this opportunity sounds interesting, please follow the 3 steps below.

  1. Identify a potential project theme, take a look at Aston University’s bioenergy research expertise.
  2. Identify a potential Aston University host – you will need to make this selection based on your expertise and your intended project – be ambitious…think multi-disciplinary, think inter-sectoral…use this opportunity to significantly boost your career.
  3. Once you have done this and are satisfied that you have a potentially novel, complimentary theme for a research project, send a description of your potential theme, Aston University host and a description of the potential project (please keep the description to no more than 250 words), accompanied by your full academic CV to p.r.knobbs@aston.ac.uk.

The current deadline is 11th September 2014. If you are interested you must send the requested documents by the end of July for this call. The next call opens in March 2015.