CLUP welcomes applications to Marie Skłodowska-Curie – Postdoctoral Fellowships

CLUP – the Centre of Linguistics of the University of Porto, a research and development (R&D) unit funded by FCT – the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, welcomes applications to individual research grants Marie Skłodowska-Curie (MSCA) – Postdoctoral Fellowships call. The application deadline is 13 September 2023.

CLUP, as host institution, welcomes applications in both types of individual fellowships: European Fellowships and Global Fellowships. The European Postdoctoral Fellowships are intended for researchers wishing to conduct their research in Europe, or for European researchers moving within Europe (for projects between 12 and 24 months). Global Postdoctoral Fellowships are aimed for researchers moving to countries outside the EU and Horizon Europe Associated Countries (for projects between 24 and 36 months, the last 12 months of which will be spent in Europe).

CLUP is able to host research and development projects in any one (or more) of the language sciences areas researched by its team members. In particular, the R&D unit welcomes research and development projects that promote: (a) theoretical and applied knowledge in language sciences; and (b) the development of innovative methodologies in language sciences.

Requirements:
Applicants: (i) may be of any nationality, but must hold a PhD (at the time of application); (ii) must have post-doctoral experience of up to 8 years (unless this experience has been interrupted due to any of the reasons described in the Programme regulations); (iii) cannot have resided in Portugal (host country) for more than 12 months (in period of 36 months preceding the application deadline). In the case of the Global Fellowships, researchers must be nationals (or long-term residents) of a Member State of the European Union or an Associated Country.

Applying to CLUP:
To apply to CLUP, the applicant should address a request to the Scientific Coordinator of CLUP. They should indicate which of the fellowships they intend to apply to and which line(s) of research conducted in CLUP their project fits in. The following documents should be provided:
– Research plan (including the research topic, research questions and aims and objectives, methodology, expected results and impact);
– Up-to-date Curriculum Vitae;
– Copy of two relevant publications;
– Letter of motivation to conduct their research at CLUP.

Submission of applications to CLUP:
Applications should be emailed to clup@letras.up.pt by 14 July 2023.