Detall de la convocatòria


Objectiu de la convocatòria
The Jerome Lejeune Foundation launch a call for postdoctoral fellowships with the aim to support the career development of promising young scientists working on fundamental, translational and clinical aspects of Down syndrome.
Característiques principals
  • Research proposals must be within the priority research areas defined by Jerome Lejeune. Strategic plan of the foundation. The 2022-2023 call for FJL Postdoctoral Fellowships aims to support Promising young scientists working on the following topic: Down syndrome and co-occurring disorders In other words, pathologies that are also present in the general population and for which people with Down are at increased risk, such as (but not limited to) Alzheimer's disease, autism, leukemia, epilepsy, hypotonia, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. Projects should focus on understanding relevant aspects of these concurrent conditions in the context of Down syndrome. Only research projects that focus on the above topic will be considered for funding.

  • Lloc de presentació
    El personal de l'IMIM i PSMAR que necessiteu més informació adreceu-vos a:
    Research Grants and Contracts Office. C/ Doctor Aiguader, 88. 08003-Barcelona. Tel.: 93.316.04.00.
    Carol Barnwell: Ext.1670
    Marta López:, Ext.: 1576
    Convocatòria (URL)
    Applicants who have already received a FJL Postdoctoral fellowship in the past are not eligible, regardless of a change of project or host laboratory. Applicants that hold a permanent position in the host institution or elsewhere, are not eligible. Eligibility:
  • Candidates must hold a doctoral degree or equivalent at the start of the fellowship.
  • The research project of the candidate must be directly related to the topics of the call.
  • The research project is to be conducted within an academic institution.
  • The funds provided by the Jerome Lejeune Foundation cannot in any way be used to purchase or make use of human embryonic or fetal tissues or another biological material obtained through abortions, IVF or human cloning or to create new human germinal cells.
  • Dotació
  • Scholars receive a scholarship of €130,000 for a maximum of two years.
  • Payments are made in three installments to the host institution. An initial payment (50% of the scholarship amount) is made when the scholarship recipient begins the investigation project. A second payment (40% of the amount of the scholarship) is made at 12 months, after receipt of the interim report. A final payment (10% of the scholarship amount) is made upon receipt of the final report.
  • Durada
    Up to 2 years