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18 January - 21 February 2023

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 2025 visiting professorship shall be active within one or several of the following fields: Atmospheric, aquatic and soil sciences, geology, geochemistry, geophysics, evolutionary biology, genetics, ecology and organism biology. 

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

Participating researchers: No participating researchers may be invited to join 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 2025

Application period: 18 January 2023 (14.00/2 pm) – 21 February 2023 (14.00/2 pm)

Publication of grant award: No later than the beginning of June 2023

Specific instructions for the call

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