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Postdoc fellowship for research abroad – Bioscience and Basic Biomedicine

Postdoc fellowship for research abroad – Bioscience and Basic Biomedicine

Area
Biomedicine and health sciences
Place of research
Abroad (anchored in Denmark)
Amount
Up to DKK 4 mio. per grant
Recurring call
Expected November 2020
Call opens
October
30
2019
Deadline
January
08
2020, 2pm (CET)
How to apply Apply
Call opens
30 Oct 2019
Deadline
08 Jan 2020, 2pm (CET)
How to apply
Amount
Up to DKK 4 mio. per grant
Announcement of results:
Ultimo April 2020
Apply

Purpose

The Novo Nordisk Foundation invites young, ambitious researchers in Denmark to apply for a post-doctoral fellowship to conduct research outside of Denmark, with the purpose of:

  • obtaining knowledge, training and research experience in an international research environment
  • associating the fellow to a Danish research institution throughout the fellowship, and thereby facilitating the return to, and integration in, the Danish academic research environment

Eligibility

A research institution in Denmark must employ the applicant for the entire fellowship period and this institution must administrate the fellowship grant.

The successful candidate:

  • will carry out research at least 3 years abroad, followed by up to 1 year in Denmark
  • has obtained a PhD degree within 5 years of the fellowship start date
  • can apply as a PhD-student if the supervisor signs a declaration stating that the applicant is expected to graduate before the start date of the fellowship
  • can apply if he/she has already started a postdoctoral stay abroad. However, the time spent as postdoc abroad must not exceed 1 year at the time of application
  • has established contact with the laboratory abroad and has support from the principle investigator/lab head at the foreign research institution
  • has considerable prior association to the Danish education or research community.

Funding

The total duration of the fellowship is 4 years. The Novo Nordisk Foundation awards up to DKK 1 million per year, for a total of up to DKK 4 million/fellowship.

Application process

Submit your application via the foundation’s application system (the green ‘Apply’ button at the top of the screen) from the indicated ‘Application opens’ date.

It is important to carefully read the “Information and guidelines for applicants”before initiating the application process, as these guidelines contains the complete call text as well as instructions regarding the completion of the application.