Call for Expression of Interest - Marie Sklodowska - Curie Individual Fellowships

The University of Trento (Italy) welcomes expressions of interest from excellent international postdoctoral researchers interested in applying to the European Commission Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship.with a research project to be carried out in Trento. 
The Marie Skłodowska Curie Action is a funding scheme that supports the mobility of researchers. Individual Fellowships (IF) may last 12-24 months and involve a research project, advanced training and knowledge exchange at the host institution. It offers a competitive salary, mobility and family allowances plus a budget for research and training costs. Applicants are expected to have an excellent CV and a strong publication record.
Selected candidates will be offered both academic and administrative support from the Research Office of the University to develop their proposal. 

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Seal of Excellence MSCA action 

The internal call for Expressions of Interest – MSCA IF - Seal of Excellence is promoted within the framework of the 2017-2021 University Strategic Plan initiatives aimed at strengthening the autonomy and independence of young researchers.
The Seal of Excellence is a quality label awarded to project proposals submitted to Horizon 2020 - MSCA to help these proposals find alternative funding. 
The selection will offer researchers who have submitted a project to the MSCA - IF call 2019 with UniTrento as host institution and have been awarded with the Seal of Excellence with a minimun score of 90, one year grant (12 months) at UniTrento (in the Department/Center identified in the proposal). The one-year felowship will be aimed at implementing the research activity related to the previously submitted MSCA-IF project and to further improve it in order to re-apply with UniTrento as host institution to the next MSCA- IF 2020 call.

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  • Call (PDF eng | 159 KB) (open)
  • Application form (DOC eng 307 KB)


In order to promote the career development of young researchers, the University of Trento offers UniTrento MSCA-IF fellows at UniTrento the funding of one additional contract year (12 months) at the same/different Department/Center. The action aims to allow UniTrento MSCA-IF fellows, who have obtained a positive evaluation of the activities and results of the MSCA-IF project from the relative Department, to continue and to further develop the MSCA-IF project research activity in order to prepare and submit: 
- an ERC project proposal with UniTrento acting as Host Institution or, alternatively, 
- a project proposal in the framework of national and international competitive research calls (either as coordinator or as partner).
The 2020 selection is addressed to MSCA-IF UniTrento fellows whose research grant contract expires no later than 31 December 2020.

Reference documents: 

  • Call (PDF ita |328 KB/PDF eng | 307 KB) (open)
  • Application form (DOC ita 705 KB/DOC eng 704 KB)

Research fellowships and collaborations

Research fellowships are designed to attract qualified academics, who have a masters or doctoral degree and the required experience to lead a University research project or carry out their own.
Besides, from time to time, the departments also recruit research collaborators as scientific coordinators within international projects.

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The University of Trento aims to recruit the most talented applicants to teaching and research positions, including by preferring candidates applying from a foreign country and by recognizing the value of international experience.  

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