Category: Training
State: Archived
31/05-01/06 2021


POLITO offers to MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship candidates an online Masterclass which consists of an intensive writing workshop, a proposal writing clinic, an individual chat session and one full proposal reading and revision. Masterclass support is provided to postdoctoral researchers applying for MSCA European and Global postdoctoral fellowship, with Politecnico as Host Institution. MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship 2021 call opens on June 22th and closes on October 12th.

More information about the MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships call, eligibility criteria and fellowship typologies as well as support provided to candidates that are not admitted to the Masterclass are presented in the MSCA POSTDOC 2021 @POLITO webpage.

Detailed programme of the masterclass is available at the bottom of this page.

Applications must be submitted by the supervisor, with the candidate in copy. To increase proposal success rate the supervisor shall hold a permanent position (i.e. full professor, associate professor, permanent researcher). Applications are admitted to the Masterclass on a first in first served basis, up to 15 positions.

Eligible candidates must be in possession of PhD at the call deadline and must have a maximum of 8 years full time equivalent experience in research (exceptions, if any, shall be assessed according to guide for applicants for MSCA-PF-2021 that will be avaialable on the Funding and Tender portal as from May 18th).

The following document must be submitted by e-mail to no later than 14th May 2021 (h12 CET) by the POLITO Supervisor with the candidate in copy:

1. Proposal information and presentation for an MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship (template below) – to be filled by the POLITO Supervisor.
2. CV and track-record of the candidate (template below)to be filled by the candidate
3. Letter of commitment for Masterclass signed by POLITO Supervisor and applicant (template below) – only for candidates external to POLITO.

Resubmissions are not admitted to the masterclass, except for applicants who submitted MSCA Individual Fellowships proposals with POLITO Supervisor and that scored 85 or more (Seal of Excellence) in H2020-MSCA-IF-2020 call.