Closed call

17 August - 13 September 2022

International postdoc within medicine and health (autumn call)

The purpose of the grant is to give newly qualified researchers with a doctoral degree from a Swedish university the opportunity to expand their networks and their competences by working abroad under secure employment conditions. The grant is also intended to promote the quality and renewal of Swedish research.

Support form: Career support

Subject area: Medicine and Health

Applicant: Individual researcher who completed a doctoral degree no more than 2 years ago, or who will have completed a doctoral degree before the start of the grant period, that is no later than 31 December 2022.

Participating researchers: No participating researchers may be invited to join the application.

Grant period: 18–36 months

Grant amount: 1 150 000 SEK per year may be applied for, plus a further 50 000 SEK per year in total for one or more accompanying family members

Budgetary framework: In addition to the ordinary budgetary framework, a call is issued for at least 1 grant in psychiatry focusing on compulsory mental care and forensic psychiatry, at least 1 grant in antibiotic and antimicrobial resistance and at least 1 grant in viruses and pandemics.

Start of grant period: January 2023

Application period: 17 August 2022 (14.00/2 pm) – 13 September 2022 (14.00/2 pm)

Publication of grant award: No later than the beginning of December 2022

Please note:

  • As of 2022, new criteria apply for approval of administrating organisations for grants awarded by the Swedish Research Council. You therefore need to make sure that your organisation fulfils the requirements and has been approved by us as an administrating organisation for calls issued after 1 January 2022.
  • Please note also that the instructions for your description of ethical considerations in the application have changed as from this year. Furthermore, we also ask you to describe the management of risks or obstacles to the implementation of the project in the research plan.
  • You will need to have a data management plan Opens in new window. for data generated within the research we award funds for. You must not send the plan to us, but according to our general grant terms and conditions, your administrating organisation must confirm that a data management plan will be in place when you start your project or equivalent, and also that the plan will be maintained.
  • This applies for collaborations with researchers in Russia and Belarus. Opens in new window.

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Digital information meeting


August 24,
at 13.00–14.30

There will be a presentation of the grant form and you as an applicant will have the opportunity to ask questions about the call and the application process.

More information and registration External link, opens in new window.

Contact

Telephone hours are weekdays excluding public holidays from 9.00/9 am to 16.00/4 pm while the call is open.

vrpostdok@vr.se

+46 (0)8 546 44 054

Specific instructions for the call

In addition to reading the call text, you also need to consult our Guide for applicants.

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