Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships – Calls for Expressions of Interest
School of Business and Management
Queen Mary University of London
The School of Business and Management (SBM) at Queen Mary University of London welcomes expressions of interest from potential postdoctoral researchers with an excellent track record, to apply jointly with a research supervisor from SBM to the European Commission Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship Scheme. Selected candidates will be provided with nominated academic support at SBM, and assistance from the EU Unit, Joint Research Management Office with regard to proposal development.
7 June 2018
The Marie Sklodowska-Curie (post-doc) Individual Fellowship is a prestigious European funding scheme that supports mobility, career development, and training within and beyond Europe. The scheme offers 1-2 years’ highly competitive salary, a mobility allowance, and research costs. Fellows must always move, or have just moved, country to take up the fellowship.
Full details of the Scheme and application process can be found at:
This scheme aims to support the best, most promising individual researchers with a doctoral degree, or at least 4 years’ full time research experience from anywhere in the world. It supports ‘bottom up’ research. Candidates should have a very strong CV and publications record (relative to their career stage).
The call was published on 12 April 2018, and the final deadline date for your applications is 12 September 2018.
All expressions of interest must meet the eligibility criteria of the scheme. In particular, applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the UK for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the deadline for submission of proposals.
SBM seeks to sustain and enhance a distinctive research profile and ensure a supportive and intellectually challenging business and management research culture, which emphasises the interconnected nature of business with respect to:
1) the societal and historical context
2) social justice issues
3) governance in the private, public and third sectors.
We would welcome applications for this scheme in any of the following areas:
How to express your interest in a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship at SBM
Expressions of Interest should consist of the following documentation:
1) A copy of your CV (max. 2 pages plus full list of publications)
2) A 2 page (A4) Research Proposal Summary, which includes details as to which research
area(s) from the list above, you are interested in
3) Covering letter
4) Identification of at least two possible SBM supervisors
Please submit your Expression of Interest (EOI) pack to Monira Begum, Research Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Friday 22nd June 2018.
Expressions of interest will be selected based on the quality of the research idea and candidates will be invited to make a formal application with their SBM supervisor(s). Results will be announced in July.