Overview

Career Stage(s): Postdoc & Junior Researcher, Established Researcher,

Funding Type(s): Project Funding, Support to establish research groups in Luxembourg,

Deadline: 15-01-2016 (pre-proposals)

Deadline: 01-04-2016 (full proposals)

PROGRAMME SUMMARY

The ATTRACT programme is designed for researchers not yet established in Luxembourg, who demonstrate the potential to become leaders in their field of research. The scheme offers promising junior researchers the opportunity to set up their own research team within one of the country’s research institutions.

Researchers are eligible between 2 and 8 years after their PhD, they must have an outstanding track record in their field which has to fit strategically to the research agenda of the Luxembourg host institution.

Host institutions offer candidates the prospect of developing an own research line. ATTRACT fellows are offered a 1-year individual coaching and a career track towards a tenured position.

DURATION

ATTRACT fellowships have a lifespan of 5 years.

FUNDING SPECIFICS

The financial contribution by the FNR can be up to 1.5 MEUR for Starting Investigators (Postdoc & Junior Researcher level) or 2 MEUR for Consolidating Investigators (Established Researcher level).

APPLICATION INFORMATION

  • The ATTRACT programme has 1 Call per year
  • The candidate must have 2 – 8 years proven experience in the R&D context, following the successful completion of a doctoral degree.
  • Research proposals must be submitted jointlyby the candidate and host institution.


Funded ATTRACT Fellows

2014

Thomas Schmidt (University of Luxembourg) for project ‘MoMeSys: Modern mesoscopic systems and applications in nanoelectronics and spintronics


Dirk Brenner (Luxembourg Institute of Health) for project ‘DBRRIL – Regulating the regulators: Gateways of inflammation and lymphoma

2013

2012

Ines Thiele (LCSB at University of Luxembourg) for project ‘An integrated multiorgan reconstruction of human metabolism: connecting diet to health


Samuel Greiff (University of Luxembourg) for project ‘Assessing Skills in the 21st Century

2011

2010

Oliver Kohns (University of Luxembourg) for project ‘Aesthetical Figurations of the Political in the Postnational Age – ÄPO


Karsten Hiller (LCSB at University of Luxembourg) ‘Metabolomics Junior Research Group

2009

Paul Wilmes (LCSB at University of Luxembourg) for project ‘Systems Biology of Natural Microbial Assemblages – SysBioNaMa


Andreas Michels (University of Luxembourg) for project ‘Earth Nanomagnetism – RARE

2007

Phillip Dale (University of Luxembourg) for project ‘Photovoltaics via Electrodeposition of Compound Semiconductors – PECOS

See also..

Introducing ATTRACT

ATTRACT Fellows in Biomedicine

ATTRACT Fellows in Education/Cognitive Applied Science and Humanities/Identities/Politics

ATTRACT Projects Overview

ATTRACT Fellows in Material Sciences

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