The EPFL School of Life Sciences wishes to host and support candidates applying for a SNSF Eccellenza Professorial Fellowship (deadline: February 1, 2020), or to the PRIMA program for excellent women researchers (deadline: November 1, 2019). The application is open to researchers working in any area of the life sciences, but quantitative and computational biology are particularly encouraged.
SNSF Eccellenza Professorial Fellowships are aimed at researchers who have a doctorate or equivalent qualification pursuing an academic career. The grant covers the PI’s salary as well as project funds for a five-year period (http://www.snf.ch/en/funding/careers/eccellenza).
PRIMA grants are aimed at excellent women researchers who show a high potential for obtaining a professorship. PRIMA grants cover the PI’s salary as well as project funds for a five-year period (www.snf.ch/en/funding/careers/prima/Pages/default.aspx).
The vibrant interdisciplinary research community at the EPFL School of Life Sciences fosters interactions with allied disciplines on campus, including engineering, physics, chemistry and computer sciences. EPFL offers an English-speaking work environment, competitive salaries and benefits. EPFL strives to increase the diversity of its researchers and strongly encourages women to apply.
The EPFL School of Life Sciences will evaluate pre-applications for potential Institutional support in September 2019, ahead of the official SNSF deadlines.
Your pre-application to EPFL must include:
Your brief CV (max 3 pages), your publication list (with complete author list), a 3-page research proposal for the 5-year period, and 2 or 3 reference letters – in one PDF file not exceeding 10 Mb.
The deadline for the pre-application to EPFL is September 10, 2019 at 17:00 CET. The complete application material, including reference letters, must be submitted to this email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Successful applicants will be invited for interviews in late September or early October 2019.
Further enquiries should be made to:
Professor Michele De Palma
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