SNSF Eccellenza Professorial Fellowships are aimed at highly qualified researchers who aspire to a permanent professorship. SNSF supports them in achieving their goal by allowing them to lead a funded research project as an assistant professor with their team at a Swiss higher education institution.
- Match the SNSF requirements for Eccellenza concerning relation to CH, mobility and academic age.- Have an excellent academic track record, especially in terms of publications, and firm ambitions to pursue an academic career.- Demonstrate interest in scientific domains represented at USI.
The grant covers the grantee's salaries and some of the project costs for a maximum amount of 1'000'000 CHF for 5 years. Click here for further details on the budget
The support decision is taken by the USI rectorate and after the approval, the candidate will be able to submit the project to the SNSF.Click here to further details
Potential candidates should send the following documents to the Research and Transfer Service:- A complete CV including publication list;- A cover letter