Applications Invited for 2020 Future Food Fellowship - Postdoctoral Programme

ORG- ETH Zurich and EPFL
Closing Date- 31st March, 2020

About
ETH Zurich and EPFL have launched Future Food – A Swiss Research Initiative together with Bühler, Givaudan and Nestlé (the first partners on board) to further expand research and education in the area of food and nutrition sciences. The Future Food Fellowship is a major pillar within this framework. It aims to bring together competences from academic and industrial research in the fields covered by the initiative. The overarching goal is to develop solutions that address grand challenges such as affordable nutrition and sustainable packaging.

The Future Food Fellowship is a postdoctoral programme of ETH Zurich and EPFL for exceptionally qualified young researchers who propose projects targeting future food issues such as nutrition, production, packaging and health. The Fellowship provides research funds for three years, enabling fellows to work on their projects and collaborate with Swiss industry partners.

Eligibility
1-Citizens of any nationality may apply; there are no restrictions concerning age.
2-Applicants must hold a doctorate (PhD) and must have obtained their doctoral degree at maximum three years before the submission deadline. The latest possible date for a successful defence of the PhD is 30 September succeeding the interview date.\
3-Applicants must not have been affiliated for studies, research, employment or other activities (with or without payment) at either ETH Zurich or EPFL during the 12 months that immediately precede the submission deadline.
4-Applications will not be forwarded for evaluation if applicants already hold or have held a faculty-equivalent position (e.g. assistant professor) in a higher education institution in Switzerland or abroad.
5-Applications and supporting documentation must be written in English.
6-The prospective research project must also comply with the applicable ethics regulations and adhere to the principles of research integrity valid at the host institution (ETH Zurich or EPFL). Relevant ethical, legal and social considerations should be included in the proposal.

How to apply
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