Call for Expressions of Interest – Marie Skłodowska- Curie Individual Fellowship – Individual Fellowships

ESOA - COST Course on The Center for Mind/Brain Sciences – CIMeC at the University of Trento (Italy) welcomes expressions of interest from excellent postdoctoral researchers to apply, jointly with a research supervisor from CIMeC, to the European Commission Marie Skłodowska- Curie Individual Fellowship.The Marie Skłodowska Curie Action is a funding scheme that supports researchers mobility: Individual Fellowships – European Fellowships may last 12-24 months involving a research project, advanced training and knowledge exchange at the host institution (CIMeC).
It offers a competitive salary, mobility and family allowances plus a budget for research and training costs; applicants are expected to have an excellent CV and a strong publication record.
Selected candidates will be offered both academic and administrative support from CIMeC faculty and the University of Trento Research Office with regards to the proposal development.

Research Areas
CIMeC’s researchers study brain organization via the analysis of its functional, structural and physiological characteristics, in both normal and pathological conditions. Top-of the line instrumentation includes fMRI, MEG, EEG, fNIRS, rTMS, tES and eye tracking solutions, as well as systems for studying kinematics. In addition, the Center for Neurocognitive Rehabilitation specializes in the study and rehabilitation of neuropsychological cases.
For full details on CIMeC’s research groups please see Call text.

Eligibility Criteria:
At the date of the call deadline (12 September 2018) the researcher must:
– be in possession of a doctoral degree or have at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience;
– have not resided or carried out his/her main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of their host organisation (Italy) for more than 12 months in the three years immediately before the call deadline.
Full details on the funding scheme and the application process can be found here.

Steps to follow: 
● by April 20th, 2018 express your interest by sending to
i) the application form duly filled in and signed (it must contain the 2 pages proposal description);
ii) a motivation letter;
iii) a CV (max. 2 pages plus full list of publications);
iv) a copy of the valid ID or passport of the applicant.
● by May 10th, 2018 selected applicants will be notified  and invited to prepare their full proposal in collaboration with a supervisor at CIMeC;
● in the second half of May the University of Trento will offer a 2-day training session dedicated to Marie Skłodowska Curie Candidates  with the possibility to discuss the details of the proposal and meet the supervisor;
● by July 13th, 2018 a complete draft of the application has to be prepared;
● by August 31st, 2018 the final version of the project MUST be ready otherwise CIMeC reserves the right to withdraw its support to the proposal.


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