Top Menu

Expressions of Interest Call: Marie Sklodowska-Curie European Fellowship, University of Birmingham

As a research-intensive university, Birmingham is committed to conducting research that is world leading in terms of its originality and distinctiveness, impact and rigour. We are internationally recognised for research that is agenda-setting and for transferring research outcomes to ensure positive impacts on culture and society, human health, the economy and environment.
Join in on our success!
Birmingham has been one of the top centres in Europe for hosting Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellows and providing them with a stepping stone to independence.
We are looking, through this Expression of Interest call, to attract individuals (from early career researchers to academics with tenure) to join us and be part of this story.
Our success in this scheme, along with the quality of our proposal development skills and strategic approach to identifying research themes, will provide confidence for solid connections. Our track record for winning fellowship proposals is well over 20% year on year.
If you would like to join us, or know of anyone who would like to be part of our success and is looking to spend a period of time working overseas at a top research-intensive university in the UK, then please pass on this email – it’s an opportunity not to be missed!
Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Fellowship scheme – the basics
Fellowships are open to promising researchers of any nationality who are seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills by carrying out a period of advanced training outside their home country.
Research topics: Any
Duration: 1–2 years
Includes: Salary, including travel and family allowance together with research and management costs.
Eligibility first…
You must:

  • Hold a PhD or have at least four years’ full-time equivalent research experience
  • Have not resided, worked or studied in the UK for more than 12 months in the last three years
Track record is key…
It is desirable to be able to tick as many as possible of the following:

  • A good publication track record
  • Presented at well-established seminars, conferences and workshops
  • Been involved in the organisation of workshops/conferences
  • Been a member of a review panel or editorial board
  • Academic/professional memberships
  • Won prizes or other awards for research and/or other related achievements
  • Demonstrable leadership, teaching and/or supervisory experience
  • Been involved in public engagement/knowledge transfer activities
  • Previous mobility/international experience
Find out more:
For more details on the call and how, please visit our website.