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BeIPD-COFUND-IPD - ULg postdoctoral positions for foreign PhDs

25 postdoctoral positions are open to foreign PhD fellows (call 2016)


24 months, non renewable. The fellowship must start between 1/10/2016 and 31/12/2016.

Research areas

All research areas


Those applying for the grant must meet the conditions for the allocation of a "foreign post-doctoral grant" in Belgium :

  • They must have obtained a PhD abroad and not have lived or worked in their main job in Belgium for more than 24 months in the past 3 years before the start of the BeIPD-COFUND fellowship;
  • If they are allocated the grant, they must be doing full-time unconstrained research at ULg;
  • During the fellowship, the applicant may not perform other paid work for ULg or a third party.

Additional conditions are imposed within the BeIPD-COFUND programme:

  • The applicant must have obtained his/ her doctoral degree after 1 October 2010 or be in a position to obtain his/ her doctoral degree before 16 March 2016. The earliest admissible date of the doctoral degree will be set back by one year per maternity/paternity leave, with a max. of 2 years;
  • Applicants may not have previously  held a research position (grant, work contract, FNRS post-doc) at ULg before the start of the BeIPD-COFUND fellowship;
  • Applicants may not have benefited from a “Belgian post-doc grant” for more than 12 months before the start of the BeIPD-COFUND fellowship.


Researcher’s monthly salary (approx. €2,200 net per month according to Belgian social security law) and a max. €15,000 annual research operating budget.

Application, evaluation and selection

IMPORTANT NOTICE: only online applications are accepted.


1.   Please read the call documents carefully BEFORE you submit your application:
  BeIPD-COFUND-IPD EN  print version of the application form, (protected PDF file)
  BeIPD-COFUND-IPD FR print version of the application form, (protected PDF file)
  Ethics checklist TO BE FILLED IN ONLINE
2.   The annexes have to be attached to the online form as a compiled, unprotected PDF file;
3.   Applicants are encouraged to submit their application either fully in English or fully in French;
4.   Incomplete applications will be considered ineligible.

Online application form

Access to the online application form can be requested until 10 February 2016  11:59 PM via


  • 14/12/2015: call launch
  • 12/02/2016: applications can be submitted no later than 11:59 PM GMT+1
  • Between 15/02/2016 and 26/02/2016: acknowledgement of receipt of the application and notification e-mail of the application’s eligibility  + possibility of submitting a redress request.
  • From 1/03/2016 until 29/04/2016: evaluation
  • May 2016: selection (CSR+ CUR)
  • June 2016: communication of results acceptance of fellowships
  • 30 June 2016: official closure of the call

Deadline for submitting applications

To be submitted via the online form by the applicant by Friday 12 February 2016 at 11:59 PM GMT+1

Contact(s) : ARD-ULg, BeIPD-COFUND Raphaela Delahaye, M.A.

Tél : +32 4 366 91 04

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