2nd Call Agenda
Mid sept.- Dec. 2023
Evaluation & selection process
End Dec. 2023
Notification to candidates
Start of funded projects
Eligibility criteria for the applicants
- Experienced Researcher (ER)
- Any nationality
- No age restriction apply
- Fluent in English
In possession of a doctoral degree or has at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience at the call deadline
International mobility : The ER cannot have resided or carried out his/her main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Belgium for more than 12 months in the three years before the deadline of the call
The Guide for Applicants will help you to prepare your application file. The Guide also provides detailed information about the evaluation and selection procedure.
Please find below the template for your application file:
Eligibility criteria for the project
Full freedom to choose the topic of the research project within the research areas of the 21 interdisciplinary Research Institutes of UMONS & UNamur
Proposals must describe a 2-year research project + secondment (Applicants must include a Letter of Support from their secondment host)
All projects must adhere to the C2W ethics standards
! For this 2nd call, the breakdown will be 9 UMONS grants, 6 UNAMUR grants, due to the financial balance remaining in the programme.
Eligibility criteria for PIs and co-PIs
Applicants have full freedom in the choice of their Principal Investigator (PI)
The co-PI will be suggested by the PI and nominated in agreement with the applicant
To ensure the interdisciplinary nature of the research, the Fellow will be supervised by a co-PI with skills in a discipline other than that of the PI.
Her/His permanent position entails regular checks of her/his resumé and thus ensures quality of the PI (and co-PI)
At the proposal preparation stage, the proposed PIs have the following responsibilities :
1. She/he must support the applicant in drafting the proposal
2. She/he must support the Fellow in identifying a suitable secondment
3. Suggest a co-PI
The Guide for Evaluators describes the evaluation and selection procedure in detail.