What is COFUND?
COFUND is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action under the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Programme. It complements the CERN Fellowship programme by offering 3-year contracts instead of the standard 2-year duration, as well as the possibility to spend up to 12 months at a university, research institute or an industrial company of the Fellow’s choice outside CERN.
Who are the COFUND Fellows?
COFUND Fellows are the highest-ranked applicants. The possibility of spending up to 12 months outside CERN is an excellent career development opportunity: this fosters international cooperation and enables scientists and engineers to gain an insight into leading fields of knowledge of technology and science to become the innovators of tomorrow.
You can be from anywhere in the world
• Your field of study is engineering/ particle physics/ applied sciences
• You have a PhD or at least four years of experience after a degree granting
access to a doctoral programme of study and not more than ten years of
experience after the degree which gives access to doctoral programmes
• You should be fluent in at least one of CERN’s official languages (English
Rok: Application open until March 1st and the next selection committee will take place on 24th May 2016.
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