Call for Expression of Interest Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship (H2020-MSCA-IF-2019)
19.06.19 - 07.07.19
YSU Department of International Cooperation

Università degli studi di Bergamo (UniBg, Italy) is keen to host Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action(MSCA) fellows to work in its research teams and welcomes expressions of interest fromexcellent experienced researchers to apply – jointly with an internal supervisor – for the European Commission Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship Scheme on 11th September 2019.

Selected candidates will receive dedicated support from UniBg’s supervisor and International Team of the Research Office to write a successful proposal and to follow the application for submission to the EC.

The MSCA scheme offers the opportunity for the best and most promising experienced researcher in possession of a doctoral degree or having at least 4 years of full-time equivalent research experience at the date of the call deadline (11th September 2019) to come to Italy to work with a supervisor for at least 12 months. The grant provides an allowance to cover your living, travel and family costs as well as research and networking costs in line with MSCA scheme rates.

Please note that according to the Marie Skłodowska-Curie mobility rule, the applicant must not have resided or carried out his/her main activity in Italy:

- for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the call deadline (11th September 2019) for MSCA-IF-EF-ST Standard European Fellowships and MSCA-IF-GF Global Fellowships;

- for more than 36 months in the 5 years immediately before the call deadline (11th September 2019) for MSCA-IF-EF-CAR Career Restart panel, MSCA-IF-EF-RI

Università degli studi di Bergamo as Host Institution UniBg is located in Lombardia, a region in Northern Italy with more than 10 million inhabitants and one of the regions with the highest GDP (Gross Domestic Product) per capita in Europe. Bergamo is a bridge between Western and Eastern Europe: its airport is the Southern Europe hub for Ryanair and other low cost airlines. UniBg is a State University with more than 20,500 students enrolled on various degree programs: 14 undergraduate degrees, 18 graduate degrees, 3 fiveyear degree, 15 first level master degrees, 6 second level master degrees and 7 PhD programs.

The increasing number of students and a staff of 583 members (346 professors & researchers and 237 administrative and technical staff) provides a dynamic scientific and teaching environment open to innovations. The 7 Departments and the Research and Service Centres are strictly intertwined in the town life. They are grouped in three campuses located in three different areas: Campus of Economics and Law (Bergamo), Campus of Humanities (Upper Bergamo) and Campus of Engineering (Dalmine). In September 2017 UniBg has improved its position in the top 500 of the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, which lists the 1103 world’s best universities, the only global university performance table to judge research-intensive universities across all of their core missions: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

UniBg is interested in Marie Skłodowska-Curie research proposals covering the following scientific panels:

1) Economic Sciences (ECO) Università degli studi di Bergamo via Salvecchio 19, 24129 Bergamo www.unibg.it 
2) Information Science and Engineering (ENG)
3) Environmental and Geosciences (ENV)
4) Mathematics (MAT)
5) Physics (PHY)
6) Social Sciences and Humanities (SOC)

 

Topics


For the list of the research topics and their potential supervisor, please see:

https://www.unibg.it/sites/default/files/normativa_bandi/potential-supervisors_msca-if-2019.pdf 

Selection process

 

The Expression of Interest should include:

1) the personal data form https://sia.unibg.it/limesurvey/index.php/828693?lang=en ;
2) a 2-page summary of your research proposal;
3) a complete and updated CV (max. 2 pages plus full list of publications);
4) a motivation letter.

 

Please fill in the form online by 7th July 2019.

For any further information, please contact Damiana Curti (Research Office – International team) sending an e-mail to damiana.curti@unibg.it .
Selected applicants will be notified and then invited to prepare their full proposal in collaboration with a UniBg’s supervisor.