Closed call

15 January - 18 February 2020

Tage Erlander visiting professorship

The purpose of the Swedish Research Council’s grant for visiting professors is to give higher education institutions the opportunity to develop a subject area by recruiting an internationally prominent professor during a limited period.

Support form: Research environment and collaboration support

Subject area: Natural and Engineering Sciences

Focus: The researcher nominated for the 2021 visiting professorship shall be active within one or several of the following areas: geology and geophysics, ground, air and water processes, organism biology, ecology, systematics, or evolution.

Applicant: Organisation.
A representative of the host department shall be invited to be the project leader for the application.

Grant period: 6-12 months

Grant amount: Maximum 1 900 000 SEK for the professorship and maximum 500 000 SEK for funding of a junior researcher linked to the professorship.

Start of grant period: No earlier than January 2021

Application period: 15 January 2020 (14.00/2 p.m.) – 18 February 2020 (14.00/2 p.m.)

Publication of grant award: No later than June 2020


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