The PASIFIC Programme: Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Institutes of the Polish Academy of Sciences

15. 03. 2021

We are pleased to share with you the annoucement of the first call for applications for the PASIFIC Fellowship Programme run by the Polish Academy of Sciences and co-funded under the MSCA COFUND scheme.

Its main goal is to enable 50 scientists of any nationality to spend two years at the institutes of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology. Each PASIFIC fellow will be granted a monthly allowance of approx. €2,500 net and, if applicable, an additional family allowance. In addition, PASIFIC fellows will be provided with a research budget of up to €93,000 per project.

Programme is intended for researchers with a doctoral degree or at least 4-year equivalent research experience who have spent in Poland max 12 months during the three years prior to the call´s deadline.

The PASIFIC fellows will be selected in two calls announced in 2021. The first call lasts from 15 March to 30 June 2021, the second call will take place from 15 September to 30 December 2021. Before applying for the PASIFIC Fellowship, you need to identify a suitable PAS institute and a prospective supervisor, who will commit to support your research.

The application will consist of an online administrative form and include following documents:

  • CV and track record of scientific achievements
  • research project description (max. 10 pages)
  • supervisor’s CV and description of project’s impact on the institute’s research environment (to be prepared jointly with the institute’s representatives)
  • ethics self-assessment (if necessary)
  • scanned PhD diploma or documents confirming the equivalent 4-year research experience
  • scanned letter confirming support from the prospective supervisor and host institution

You can find out more on the website and the Euraxess portal
Should you have any queries regarding the PASIFIC Programme, please contact:


Source: Polish Academy of Sciences

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