Netherlands LUMC LEaDing Fellows Postdocs Program for International Students 2018

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Netherlands LUMC LEaDing Fellows Postdocs Program for International Students 2018

Netherlands LUMC LEaDing Fellows Postdocs Program for International Students 2018

Applications are invited for Postdocs ‘LEaDing Fellows Postdocs Program starting from June 1, 2019 for the Leiden University Medical Center.

The LUMC is a center of medical innovation that aims to improve patient care through internationally leading research. We work patiently and hospitably.

The population is aging, the number of chronic patients is increasing, the medical costs are rising, and there is a tension between technical possibilities and threats. The health of the world’s population is one of the greatest challenges of our time. The LUMC believes that this challenge requires a clear vision and mission. Interactive interplay between our core tasks is indispensable here.

Within the LUMC, students are prepared to innovate and learn for a lifetime. Researchers are inspired and test their findings directly in practice. Patients can be confident that they will be helped according to the most current state of science. The LUMC believes in healing but also in prevention.

Applications Deadline: October 31, 2018

Course Level: Fellowship is available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.

Study Subject: The program offers two-year postdoc positions for research and training based on self-written project proposals. The program offers plenty of opportunities for career development, in the form of training (both research-related and general skills) and networking / collaboration with the four other LEaDing Fellows institutes and / or affiliated commercial and non-academic partners.

Scholarship Award: You work in an employment of 36 hours per week. You will receive a temporary appointment for the duration of 24 months. The salary depends on your education and experience and amounts to a maximum of € 4,216 gross per month for full-time employment (scale 10, CAO UMC).

Eligible Countries: Researchers from all over the world are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

To be eligible for the program, you must be promoted before 1 May 2019, and up to 60 months before this date. In case of maternity leave, parental leave, medical specialization and military service, an extension of this period is possible. In addition, you must meet the mobility criterion: You may not have worked / resided in the Netherlands for more than 12 months in the three years immediately prior to 1 May 2019.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

How to Apply: If you are interested in the above job and you meet the profile requirements, we invite you to respond. You can respond until the closing date. For more information, please visit: You can only e-mail your application in PDF format to If we intend to employ you, we ask you for a Declaration on the Conduct (VOG). You will be reimbursed for the costs.

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