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Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Tampere University invites MSCA PF candidates!

Published on 3.5.2024
Tampere University
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Interested in finding a fully paid postdoctoral research position abroad for yourself at the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Tampere university, Finland? We welcome applicants to jointly prepare successful applications for the EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Postdoctoral Fellowships (PF) in the 2024 call.

The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship 2024 Call 

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action (MSCA) belong to the Horizon Europe framework programme. Postdoctoral Fellowship (PF) is one of the MSCA’s main funding actions enabling 1–3,5 years long individual projects in Europe (European Fellowship) or other countries (Global Fellowship). MSCA PF is for postdoctoral researchers coming from another country than the hosting institution is located. The call is aimed at promising researchers with a purpose to promote their career development. This action provides opportunities both within academia and other sectors. More information on MSCA PF official webpage.

Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Tampere University, Finland 

At Tampere University’s Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences (ENS), we have strong basic natural science research as well as applied research in the fields of automation, mechanical engineering, robotics, materials, and environmental engineering, which creates a significant added value to our industrial partners and society. More information about us on the ENS webpage.

Tampere University (TAU, has a longstanding experience in MSCA actions. We make a substantial effort in MSCA PF calls and have achieved high success rates over the years. We are preparing now for the 2024 call which is expected to have a deadline of September 11, 2024.

Support for proposal writing - Masterclass 2024 

All accepted MSCA PF candidates have an opportunity to participate MSCA PF Masterclass 2024 organized by Research and Innovation Services at TAU. Masterclass takes place in May-June, starting on 14 May 2024. The Masterclass consists of practical advice, training, coaching and individual feedback for MSCA PF proposals. This Teams based Masterclass is highly recommended for all MSCA PF applicants.

How to get in touch? 

Several research groups at the ENS faculty are currently looking for postdoctoral researchers to actively co-develop successful applications towards the MSCA PF call of 2024.

If your research theme matches our research profile and you are committed to the proposal writing process, please send your CV (max 2 pages) and a brief outline of the proposed research project (max 2 pages) to Heli Lehtivuori (preaward [at] (heli[dot]lehtivuori[at]tuni[dot]fi)). We are connecting you to the potential supervisor to discuss your plans and your suitability to ENS’s research profile after you have sent us your expression of interest. 

Please note, that we cannot fully guarantee that suitable supervisor is found, and that you will be accepted as a MSCA PF candidate.