Research Fellowship

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships

We invite Expressions of Interest proposals to participate in the Marie S. Curie Postdoctoral  Fellowships scheme with the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) as host institution. Part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society, the MPIDR in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centres in the world.

We welcome proposals that fall into all research areas of demography but specifically in the areas of Digital and Computational Demography, Fertility and Well-Being, Population Health, Labour Demography, Demographic Data, Statistical Demography, Lifespan Inequalities, Migration, Population Aging, and Environmental Demography.

The fellowship scheme enables researchers from across the globe to conduct a research and professional development project at a European research institution for up to 2 years. It pays a generous monthly stipend, and several allowances (training, mobility and, family if applicable). Please note the following application criteria:

  • PhD degree at the time of the deadline or successful defense of the doctoral thesis
  • PhD is no more than 8 years ago at the time of the deadline (exclusions apply)
  • Mobility rule: applicants cannot have spent more than 12 months in the country of the host institution in the 3 years preceding the deadline

More information on the scheme

The application deadline is 14 Sept 2022; we will consider Expressions of Interest on a rolling basis but materials should reach us no later than 14 August 2022. The EoI should consist of the applicant’s CV and a 3-page summary proposal with an outline of the research project, and information on the professional development and implementation/dissemination plans.

Contact Details

Dr Kathrin McCann
mccann@demogr.mpg.de

The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centers in the world. It's part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society.