Technical University of Denmark – 20 Fellowships under the international HC Ørsted Postdoc COFUND Programme

Technical University of Denmark (DTU) invites highly talented young researchers who have obtained outstanding results during their PhD studies and demonstrated excellence and potential in their field of study, to apply for one of the 20 fellowships under the international HC Ørsted Postdoc COFUND Programme, cofunded by Marie Curie Actions. The programme, is named after Hans Christian Ørsted, discoverer of electromagnetism and founder of the university. 
Applications should be based on the details of the full call text, which can be downloaded at
Applications must be submitted via DTU’s online submission form at To apply, please click the link “apply online”, fill in the online application form and attach your application.

Applications received by other means will not be considered.

Applications must be submitted as one compiled PDF and should contain all the requested annexes in the following order:
Annex #2 CV and list of publications*
Annex #3 Ethics issues table*
Annex #4 PhD documentation (or declaration from supervisor)
Annex #5 Letters of recommendation (from graduating university and latest employer) **
* Use templates available for download at
** It is possible for the graduating university and latest employer to send the letters of recommendations in confidence directly to the secretariat.
DTU recommends that the research plan is developed in close cooperation with the hosting research department and professor. The research plan should be formulated to be comprehensible to professors and researchers without expertise in the specialist field in question.

Applicants can apply for an individual postdoctoral fellowship of up to 24 months. At the time of deadline, the applicant must not have resided or carried out their main activity in Denmark for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the deadline. The applicant must be an Experienced Researcher, i.e. must have obtained a PhD degree, or be very close to graduating (PhD degree must be obtained by the time of employment).

Application deadline is Monday 23 February 2015(midnight, CET)

For more information about the programme please visit or contact the secretariat at

DTU welcomes applications from all interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background.

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