Postdoctoral Fellowships - Physics for Future – MSCA at the Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague , Czech Republic

The Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences - FZU and ELI Beamlines are offering postdoctoral fellowships allowing researchers to execute their own bottom-up research project over two years in the Czech Republic within Physics for Future MSCA COFUND action.

The first call now open aims at recruiting 30 fellows.

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Research field: Physics

Researcher profile: Recognised Researcher (R2)

Education level:  PhD (or equivalent)

Languages: English

The applicants must hold a PhD degree by the call deadline and have no more than 8 years of full-time equivalent (FTE) experience in research since their PhD award. The applicants are invited to apply through the P4F open call. The evaluation and selection process for admitted applications will involve a two-phase assessment, encompassing a written evaluation followed by an interview.

What is included in a fellowship?

Successful applicants will receive a 2-year employment contract. The monthly gross salary of the fellow will be approx. EUR 3232 if the fellow is not entitled to the Family allowance and EUR 3416 if the fellow demonstrates he or she is entitled to the Family allowance.  The gross salary is composed of the Living allowance, the Mobility allowance and the Family allowance where applicable and is subject to tax and health and social deductions.

In addition, the P4F Fellowship provides generous contributions towards the cost of research expenses.

The fellows will be offered career development support and training events in soft and transferable skills.

Eligibility criteria

Ph.D. degree or evidence of completing Ph.D. degree requirements and waiting to receive the degree.

0-8 years of postdoctoral experience in research (after completing the Ph.D.)

Comply with the MSCA Mobility rule, i.e., applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activities (work, studies, etc.) for more than 12 months in the Czech Republic in the 36 months immediately before the application deadline.


How to apply
Interested candidates should submit their project proposal in English including all mandatory attachments via the application portal available from  

Only applications received through the application portal will be considered.

For full instruction, please, see Guide for Applicants:

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Deadline for application: 10 November 2023