MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship at Nord University

Marie Skłodowska-Curie (MSCA) Postdoctoral Fellowships provide support for experienced researchers undertaking mobility between countries within, beyond or to Europe.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Your M​SCA Postdoc​toral Fellowship at Nord University?

Are you considering applying for a MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship? Nord University as a host institution might be the right choice! 

Nord University is a young university, committed to delivering relevant educational programmes and research, with a focus on blue and green growth; sustainable innovation and entrepreneurship; health, welfare and education; and public security. 

The University has study locations in central and northern Norway, with state of the art teaching and research facilities, locate​d in a spectacular northern setting. We have established collaborations with international partners in the High North and around the globe, as well as joint degre​e progr​ammes and research projects built on strong research and e​ducational networks.​​​ 

Nord University Strategy 2030.

​​​​Calls for expressions of interest ​at Nord University:

​MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships

The goal of MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships is to enhance the creative and innovative potentia​l of researchers holding a PhD, wishing to acquire new skills through advanced training, international, interdisciplinary and inter- sectoral mobility. 

​MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships are open to excellent researchers of any nationality, including researchers wishing to reintegrate in Europe, researchers who are displaced by conflict as well as researchers with high potential aiming for a career restart in research. The scheme also encourages researchers to work on research and innovation projects in the non-academic sector. 

Postdoctoral fellowships provide support for experienced researchers undertaking mobility between countries within, beyond or to Europe. ​

​​​​​Two types of MSCA​​ Postdoctoral Fellowships
European Po​​stdoctoral Fellowships:
  • ​1​2-24 months​
  • to researc​​hers of any nationality
  • either coming to Europe from any country in the world or moving with​​in Eu​rope.​​​
Global Postdoctoral Fellowships​:
  • 24 - 36 months
  • to ​European nationals or long-term residents
  • 24 months outgoing and 12-month return phase in Europe.

Who can apply?

Experienced Researchers: in possession of a doctoral degree. At the call deadline, a maximum of 8 years full-time equivalent experience in research, measured from the date that the researcher was in a possession of a doctoral degree.

Nationality: Any. 

Mobility rule:  The researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the host organisation for more than 12 months in the 36 months immediately before the call deadline.​

For applying researchers:​​​
​For supervisors:
  • ​​Experiencing other research environments
  • Improving your scientific career 
  • Diversifying your research 
  • Acquiring new knowledge and skills
  • Full time research position

  • ​Expanding your group’s expertise
  • Stronger networks and cooperation
  • Stronger R&I capacity and output
  • Enhanced quality and sustainability of research training and supervision
  • Increased global attractiveness, visibility and reputation​​​





Next MSCA PF calls:                                                        2021: Call open in​ May; deadline 15 September
​2022: Call open 14 April; deadline 14 September
Support for applicants                                                         The selected applicants will be offered                       - MSCA proposal writing course, and/or  ​                   ​- individual follow-up and proposal review.   

​Nord University:
  • Website: www.nord.no
  • ​Year established: 2016
  • Total number of staff: ​1300
  • Academic staff: ​834
  • Doctoral programmes: 4​
  • Geographic location: Covers almost 40 percent of Norway's coastline

Contact our research groups:​​​​

Contact persons for MSCA at Nord:​
Vilija Duleviciute, central support unit
Hanne Silje Hauge, FEA
Bent Martin Eliassen, FSH​
Gustav Sigeman​, FSV


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