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From Postdoc to PI: Future leaders of ERA

Project description

Polish fellowship for postdoctoral applied research

The Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IPC), a leading research institution in Poland, offers a unique postdoctoral programme. The EU-funded PD2PI project will help prepare scientists to become future leaders or managers who will combine their academic career experience with business, transferring their research developments to the market. They will attend an excellent intersectoral, international and interdisciplinary research training programme in the field of chemistry related to medicine, biology and physics. Each fellow will be able to choose interdisciplinary research from the IPC offer and submit his project for international cooperation. Coupled with learning transferable skills in economy and research, they will enjoy international mentoring and full support.


From Postdoc to PI: Future leaders of ERA (PD2PI) is a novel postdoctoral programme of the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IPC), designed to foster new generation of scientists (Experienced Researchers) to become independent leaders/managers capable of working in business and/or academia. PD2PI programme will contribute to the creation of researchers for a commercial labour market. The project will be carried out by the leading research entity in Poland with highest excellence category in Poland (A+). PD2PI offers research training programme, based on 3-i approach (i.e. intersectoral/-national/-disciplinary), in the field of broadly understood chemistry with its links to medicine/biology and physics (3-36 months). This is guaranteed by adequate training (transferable skills training included, and lecturers from both sectors of the economy) & research programme but also participation of excellent (11 research and 6 business) units from Poland and abroad. Moreover, inclusion of a tenure track into the programme creates a unique offer for postdocs.The PD2PI fellows will be free to choose research area from IPC offer and submit own interdisciplinary research proposal, which will be evaluated with participation of international experts in a transparent competition (ca. 3 calls). Each successfully selected project will be carried out within the framework of international cooperation. Co-/mentors are well recognized in the international community (incl. ERA), with strong record in mentoring and advising. The PD2PI programme will take advantage of the best practices supporting researchers' careers. IPC is committed to the values underlying the Charter&Code, which are basically implemented under IPC. PD2PI fellows will be supported throughout the whole stay (assistance in stay legalization, flat rental, relocation/family allowance, private&public medicale care). This unique opportunity will give a good perspective for future career.


Net EU contribution
€ 1 379 250,00
Kasprzaka 44/52
01224 Warszawa

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 1 379 250,00