Marie S.-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships in Photonics

Call 3 now OPEN

  • Call Opens – 4th January 2018, 00:00 hrs GMT

  • Call Closes – 2nd April 2018, 23:59 hrs BST

  • Reference Date – 1st July 2018

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Participating Institutions

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Institution NameFellowship CommitmentType of Fellowship (check Eligibility conditions)
Ludwig Maximillians University, Munich, Germany2 fellow yearsIncoming
IO-CSIC, Madrid, Spain2 fellow yearsIncoming
Vibralab, KAUST, Saudi Arabia**3 fellow yearsOutgoing
PRIMALIGHT, KAUST, Saudi Arabia**3 fellow yearsOutgoing
Communication Theory Lab, KAUST, Saudi Arabia**3 fellow yearsOutgoing
Photonics Laboratory, KAUST, Saudi Arabia**3 fellow yearsOutgoing
Advanced Semiconductor Laboratory, KAUST, Saudi Arabia**3 fellow yearsOutgoing
Structural Molecular Imaging Light Enhanced Spectroscopies (SMILES) Laboratory, KAUST, Saudi Arabia**3 fellow yearsOutgoing
Energy Conversion Devices and Materials Laboratory, KAUST, Saudi Arabia**3 fellow yearsOutgoing
Leibnitz University, Hannover.2 fellow yearsIncoming
National Physical Laboratory, United Kingdom3 fellow yearsIncoming
School of Physics, Nankai University, China**2 fellow yearsOutgoing
TuT, Finland2 fellow yearsIncoming
CRHEA, CNRS France2 fellow yearsIncoming
Université Paris Diderot, France2 fellow yearsIncoming
Center for Photonics and Photonic Materials, Department of Physics, University of Bath1.5 fellow yearsIncoming

**Outgoing fellowships.

Please use the Expression of Interest portal for formally initiating contact with the host institutions. We strongly recommend using this portal, as the MULTIPLY Management team will keep track of all enquiries raised via this channel, and will be able to offer assistance if deemed necessary. This step will help the host organization provide feedback whether the infrastructural resources available with them will be appropriate to support your research activity.

Expression of Interest Portal


MULTIPLY Call 2 update

Final eligibility checks complete – Results will be conveyed to candidates shortly

Evaluations of submitted proposals by independent Experts were completed on the 15th of December.

Ethics evaluations of proposals were completed on the 19th of December.

The Evaluation and Selection Committee will be finalizing the summary responses and the ranking list by the 1st of January 2018.

Candidates will be notified of the final results shortly after, once final eligibility compliance checks are completed.


MULTIPLY is a 5 year Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND Action co-ordinated by the Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies, Aston University, that will offer interdisciplinary training for over 50 outstanding international experienced researchers in the areas of photonics science, technology and applications over the programme duration. The overall aim of the COFUND MULTIPLY project led by the Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies at Aston University is to assist in the career development of the next generation of photonics research and innovation leaders. The MULTIPLY Partner Organization consortium comprises of 46 internationally leading academic and industrial partners covering the globe from China to Australia, & from Russia to Mexico. The partners will act as hosts for eligible fellows, providing excellence in postdoctoral training, mentoring career development opportunities, offering access to cutting edge facilities, fast-paced innovation activities and further industrial links.

As a MULTIPLY fellow, the experienced researcher will be a Marie Skłodowska Curie Fellow (MSCF).

There will be six calls over a period of 3 years, from 2017 to 2019.

Fellowship duration  – 1 or 2 years. Durations up to 36 months will be considered under exceptional circumstances.

Programme co-ordinators

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 713694.