Training on writing a successful MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship Proposal - MSCA@UniTo

    06/06/2022 - 10:30
    Italy, Turin
    10/06/2022 - 12:30

MSCA@UniTo offers an extraordinary opportunity to postdoctoral researchers eager to apply for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Postdoctoral Fellowship (MSCA-PF) choosing the University of Turin as host institution.


30 top candidates will be selected to join an exceptional programme designed to:

  • inform on the MSCA-PF funding scheme and its opportunities

  • train on how to write a successful proposal and address key research issues

  • support the whole proposal writing process, until the submission, by involving specifically trained research managers and administrative professionals.


As soon as the selection process will be completed an online training programme specifically built to enhance the skills of the selected researchers will start.

The training, held by top experts from all over Europe, will be delivered in English.

  • Information session: Welcome, Programme & Call Presentation, Q&A, 6th June (10:30a.m. -12:00 p.m.)

  • Workshop 1: How to write a successful MSCA-PF proposal & Practical training on proposal writing. Delivered by Juliane Sauer - Oxygeneum, in two parts:

    • Part 1: 9th June (14:00 p.m. – 18:00 p.m.);

    • Part 2: 10th June (9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)

  • Workshop 2: Open Science. Delivered by Elena Giglia, University of Torino, 28th June (Key concepts & tips 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)

Due to the Covid-19 restrictions the training will be held online. Please make sure to have a proper internet connection.

MSCA at UniTo is delivered for free to the selected researchers. No registration fee is foreseen but participation in the training is mandatory to have access to the support measures that will start in June 2022, after the first workshop. Please take note of the training dates and make sure you will be able to attend in case of a positive result in the selection process.

The support measures, provided by Unito professionals experts in the MSCA-PF funding scheme, will accompany the candidates to the proposal submission in September 2022.


The candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • a PhD at the upcoming call HORIZON-MSCA-2022-PF-01-01 closing date (14 September 2022)

  • up to max 8 years of research experience after PhD

  • comply with the MSCA mobility rule

No nationality or age restrictions are foreseen.

All research areas can be funded.


Candidates interested in participating in the MSCA at UniTo programme must complete the application form.

Candidates must include in the application:

  • curriculum vitae (max 3 pages) - download template (.doc or .odt)

  • one page proposal - download template (.doc or .odt)

  • letter of acceptance signed by a supervisor at UniTo. The letter must include the confirmation that the Head of Department has been informed of the application.

For more information write at promozione.ricerca@unito.it.

Application deadline: 20 May 2022 at noon (CET)

Selection procedure and results

30 participating researchers from all over the world will be selected by an internal evaluation commission on the basis of the curriculum vitae and the one page proposal. 15 candidates out of 30 will be chosen among those researchers who have/have had a temporary research assignment in UniTo (collaboration ended no more than 12 months before the call deadline).

The selection results will be notified to all candidates by email by 1st June 2022.