Fellowships for Outstanding Doctoral and Postdoctoral Researchers, partly funded under FP7 Marie Curie Action

The University of Liege (ULg) invites applications for incoming fellowships for outstanding doctoral and postdoctoral researchers.

The appointment must start between 1/10/2015 and 31/12/2015. The duration of the fellowships is 24 months for postdoctoral researchers and 48 months for PhD candidates.

Proposals are particularly welcome in one of the following topics, but the research project may also cover any other topic in the fields of hydrology, fluvial hydraulics or hydraulic engineering:

  • sediment transport, morphodynamic modelling and reservoir sedimentation,
  • weirs, spillways and dissipation structures,
  • continuous rainfall-runoff modelling and high resolution flood risk analysis,
  • adaptation to the hydrological impacts of climate change

For postdoctoral researchers

The selection will be performed by the University Research Council, based solely on scientific excellence of the candidate and the project, including the number and impact of scientific publications of the applicant.

The fellows will be offered a salary (approx. € 2,100 net per month), a research-travel-mobility allowance as well as soft skills training to develop their skills and independence as research leaders. The University of Liege will provide a personalised relocation service for each fellow as well as to his/ her family.

According to The Scientist (2009), the University of Liege was ranked 9th best place in the world to do a post-doc.

Further information about this call can also be obtained anytime from b.dewals@ulg.ac.be or by downloading the call document below.

For PhD candidates

The selection will be based on the academic record (marks, grades during the master studies), as well as on the scientific project (relevance, originality, feasibility).

Further information about this call can also be obtained anytime from b.dewals@ulg.ac.be.

How to apply?

For applications, send an e-mail to b.dewals@ulg.ac.be asap and no later than 15 January 2015, including:

  • curriculum vitae and list of publications
  • short summary of research proposal (max 0.5 page)
  • transcript of records, including marks / grades / rank during master studies [for PhD candidates only]
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