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2023 HFSP Postdoctoral Fellowships Program

2023 HFSP Postdoctoral Fellowships Program

2023 HFSP Postdoctoral Fellowships Program

Attention, ambitious early-career scientists! The HFSP Postdoctoral Fellowships Program is now accepting applications from qualified candidates who are eager to embark on an exciting research journey for 2023/2024. This prestigious program offers a unique opportunity to expand your scientific horizons by exploring new areas of study and conducting research in a different country.

The HFSP postdoctoral fellowships are designed to encourage talented PhD researchers like you to push boundaries and enhance your research skills. Embrace the chance to broaden your scientific perspective and gain valuable experience in a fresh environment. This prestigious program wholeheartedly supports proposals that explore uncharted territories, aiming to revolutionize our understanding of the natural world. High-risk projects are especially welcomed, as they have the potential to push the boundaries of scientific knowledge. The HFSP Fellowship Program seeks to foster interdisciplinary collaborations, encouraging scientists to break free from conventional thinking. By embracing novel approaches and techniques, applicants are encouraged to challenge existing paradigms and address significant problems or barriers within their respective fields.

The program offers two distinct fellowships to cater to diverse backgrounds and interests:

Long-Term Fellowships (LTF): Designed for applicants with a PhD in a biological discipline, this fellowship enables them to embark on an innovative project at the forefront of life sciences.
Cross-Disciplinary Fellowships (CDF): Tailored for individuals holding a doctoral degree in non-biological fields such as physics, chemistry, mathematics, engineering, or computer sciences. This fellowship provides an opportunity to transition into the life sciences, breaking new ground in interdisciplinary research.
Seize this exceptional chance to pursue your passion, challenge scientific norms, and contribute to the advancement of knowledge. The HFSP Fellowship Program invites you to embark on a transformative journey where scientific frontiers are crossed, barriers are shattered, and new horizons are discovered.

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Fellowships Summary:

Fellowships Sponsor(s): Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP)

Host Institution(s): Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP)

Fellowships Worth: Funded

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: PhD

Nationality: International Students

Requirements and eligibility criteria for the 2023 HFSP Postdoctoral Fellowships Program:

  • A candidate who is not a national from one of the HFSP members (see list below) may apply to work only in a research institution in one of the member countries. A candidate who is a national of one of the member countries can apply to work in a research institution in any country.
  • Applicants must propose to work in a country different from the one where they did their previous PhD work or first post-doctoral studies. For those institutions that are not classified as national, i.e. international or extraterritorial institutions such as EMBL, ICPT, or ICGEB, the country in which the laboratory is located will be considered the host country.
  • A research doctorate (PhD) or a doctoral-level degree comparable to a PhD with equivalent experience in basic research (e.g. a research-based MD or medical Ph.D.) must be conferred by the start of the fellowship.
  • Applicants must have at least one lead author publication by the submission deadline of the Letter of Intent which can be a manuscript (1) published in a recognized OA preprint repository, (2) accepted for publication, (3) in press or (4) already published by a peer-reviewed journal.
  • Applicants with a PhD in a biological discipline for Long-Term Fellowships (LTF)
  • Applicants who hold a doctoral degree from a non-biological discipline for Cross-Disciplinary Fellowships (CDF)
  • Applicants will be asked to submit a Letter of Intent.
  • HFSP member countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus (EU part only), Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Republic of Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

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Application Procedure for 2023 HFSP Postdoctoral Fellowships Program (How to apply);

Interested applicant who wants to apply for the 2023 HFSP Postdoctoral Fellowships Program, will follow a two-step submission process via the online submission platform ProposalCentral.

In the first step, the applicants will be asked to submit a Letter of Intent from which the review committee will select the best proposals. In the second step, successful applicants will be invited to submit a Full Proposal. For questions about registration in ProposalCentral please use the following contact:

Application Deadline: May 11, 2023

For more information visit the official website

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