Marie S.-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships in Photonics

Become a MULTIPLY Partner Institution!

Would you like to host a world-class research fellow at your premier research institution to carry out ground-breaking photonics research? Become a MULTIPLY Partner!

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Call 3 – is now closed.

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

  • Call Close – 17th April 2018, 23:59 hrs BST

  • Reference Date – 1st July 2018

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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.

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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.