The Family Care and Dynamics Centre (Famcare) at the University of Antwerp seeks expressions of interests from potential postdoctoral researchers wishing to apply for Marie Sklodowka Individual European Fellowships. Selected candidate will receive dedicated support from our directors Dimitri Mortelmans, Paul Van Royen and Frederik Sweenen, and director of research Jude Murison to develop their proposal and application for submission to the European Commission in September 2018.
Famcare – Family Care and Dynamics
Famcare is a Centre of Excellence bringing together over 100 researchers in the field of sociology, law and medicine. Our research focuses on a greater understanding of family dynamics and relation, innovation in socio-economic politics of intergenerational solidarity and care in an ageing society. Our members research on a wide range of issues, such as care of the elderly, family relationships after divorce, inheritance rights, families in transition, new forms of families and kinship, and innovation in qualitative and quantitative methodology including the existing data sets.
Marie Sklodowka Curie Fellowships
The Marie Sklodowka Curie Individual Actions (MSCA) are prestigious fellowships funded by the European Commission. They offer a generous allowance for 1-3 years including mobility, family and research allowance. Applicants can be from any country, must hold a PhD (or equivalent), and must not have resided or carried out their main activity in Belgium for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the MCIF deadline on 14 September 2017. More information on the MSCA can be found here.
Candidates are invited to submit their Expression of Interest to Famcare@uantwerpen.be by 1 July 2018.
The Expression of Interest should include 1) Your CV limited to a maximum of 5 pages 2) A 2-3 page research proposal 3) a motivation letter identifying research synergies with Famcare members.
Please email this as a one PDF file attachment, putting ‘Expression of Interest’ as your email heading.
Results will be announced in the week commencing 9 July 2018.
Please note: You are sending an Expression of Interest that you wish to work with us to apply for a Marie Sklodowka Curie Fellowship. You are not applying for a University of Antwerp Fellowship.