The Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Foundation for Science and Technology) of Portugal will soon launch the WELCOME II Programme, allowing Post-doc researchers of any Member State/Associated Country nationality, living and carrying out research work in EU Third Countries, i.e. a French researcher in the USA or a Norwegian researcher in Japan, for the past 3 years, to join institutions in Portugal, by signing 3-year employment contracts with their host institutions.
Eligible researchers are Post-docs, nationals of one of the following countries:
- EU Member States:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom.
- FP7 Associated Countries:
Croatia, Rep. Macedonia, Iceland, Israel, Liechtenstein, Norway, Serbia, Switzerland, Turkey, Albania, Montenegro and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Applications should be submitted jointly by the host institution and the individual researcher. All fields are eligible and research topics can be freely decided upon. Applications are evaluated by international peer review.
Call launch: 1 October 2010
Deadline: 12 December 2010
Further Information: http://alfa.fct.mctes.pt/welcome2 and