Montalcini fellowships for tenure-track positions in Italy

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Deadline:  2017-03-15

Location:  Italy

The new call for the Rita Levi Montalcini programme for the recruitment of young researchers is now open. The deadline is 15/03/2017.

Aim: the programme (budget: 5.000.000 Euro) aims at funding 24 new tenure-track positions in Italian universities.

Eligibility requirements: applicants should be scholars (of any nationality) who
1) have been awarded their doctoral Degree, or equivalent, after 31/10/2010 and by 31/10/2013;
2) at the date of the application submission, have been permanently and continuously employed abroad (outside Italy) for at least three years in teaching or research activities in qualified universities or research institutions (an interruption of 6 months is allowed).

Submission: online submission at

The call allows young researchers to list up to five preferred Host Italian Institutions without requiring any prior commitment by them; however, selected applicants enrollment will have to be approved through the commitment of the university department/centre at the Host Institution in order to provide adequate resources.

It is strongly recommended, prior to submission, to consider contacting the research groups in the applicant’s area of research at the designed Host universities.

For further information on proposals submission for the University of Trento, as Host institution, please write to[at]