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MSCA Individual Fellowships - applications welcome

The Institute of Educational Technology at the Open University (OU) welcomes interest from external researchers looking to apply for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship and will fully support the fellow in developing their proposal.

The Fellowships will enable successful applicants to come to the Open University for a period of 12 -24 months to undertake world class research, career development and knowledge transfer. The fellowship provides a generous salary and an allocation for research and training costs. Staff at the OU will provide templates and offer advice and support in developing your application.

The Institute of Educational Technology (IET) is a world leader in the design, content and delivery of supported open and distance learning through the innovative use of technology.  We would be interested in supporting Fellowships from across our portfolio, more details of our portfolio can be found here.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants must be in possession of a doctoral degree or have at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience (at time of submission)
  • Applicants shall not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc) in the UK for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to 14th September 2016.

If you have a contact here at IET please feel free to approach them directly about your application.  Alternatively, send a description of your project idea (300 words) accompanied by your full academic CV to (IET) or (other OU research areas) by the 31st July and they will help identify a potential host.

For more information about Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships, please see the European Commission’s Website.

If you are interested in discussing this opportunity further, please contact Sarah Waechtler (