Opportunity for the HORIZON-MSCA-2024-PF-01-01 funding call

MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships 2024


September 11, 2024

Project types:

  1. HORIZON-TMA-MSCA-PF-EF HORIZON TMA MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships - European Fellowships
  2. HORIZON-TMA-MSCA-PF-GF HORIZON TMA MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships - Global Fellowships

Project Proposal


Sabanci University (SU), globally ranked in the top 1%, is celebrated for its research-oriented approach and innovation in Turkey. The institution's mission is to foster internationally competent individuals with a strong sense of social responsibility, evident in its diverse academic programs and cutting-edge facilities. Students benefit from the freedom to shape their own programs, supported by the university's counseling system. Sabanci's research spans science, technology, and arts, with dedicated centers in various fields. Offering 11 undergraduate, 50 master's, and 17 PhD programs, the university provides interdisciplinary education to approximately 4500 undergraduates and 1054 graduate students. In 2024, Times Higher Education ranked Sabanci University 351-400 globally and 54th among 673 young universities worldwide. With active research funding of over €40 million, derived from national and international sources (>50% from EC), the university is actively involved in numerous projects. This commitment is reflected in a substantial number of publications and patent applications, showcasing Sabanci University's significant contributions to knowledge and innovation.

Center of Excellence in Data Analytics (VERIM)

Companies in Türkiye and across the world seek to mine big data and improve their products, operational efficiency, market competitiveness, and other business aspects such as customer relations. From private companies to public institutions, the importance of data analytics becomes more appreciated as the size of the data grows. With the increasing availability of data, the development of techniques that will make use and sense of big data in scientific research are gaining precedence and becoming a central theme in Computer and Industrial Engineering research endeavours.

VERIM was founded in 2016 to become a leading Center for data analytics research, with several goals:

to provide interdisciplinary solutions to address the needs of commercial and scientific challenges relevant to data analytics.
to connect researchers from different disciplines on the subject of data science and enhance cooperation among them.
to conduct high-quality, industrially relevant and impactful research in data analytics that will move the field forward.
to contribute to undergraduate and graduate education by providing opportunities to work on challenging, real-life projects.
to provide computational resources and support to its affiliated faculty members and students for handling big data-related projects.
to gather all data science-related research under one roof to improve the visibility of data science research at Sabanci University.
to disseminate knowledge on data analytics and big data through seminars and publications.

Researchers of any nationality in possession of a doctoral degree and those who have not resided in Türkiye for more than 12 months in the three years before the call deadline (11 Sept 2024) are eligible to apply. Please check the conditions and your eligibility at the following link: https://marie-sklodowska-curie....

How to apply?

For applications, the expression of interest should be submitted by email to Prof. Kamer Kaya via [email protected] with the subject "Expression of interest for the MSCA PostDoctoral Fellowship 2024 –- name of the candidate".
The Expression of interest should include following information:

1) Curriculum Vitae
2) Sample publication(s)
3) A brief outline of the proposed research project with defined objectives (max 2 pages)
4) Motivation letter

Hosting Offers:

• Proposal writing / full review support by the Engineering and Natural Sciences Project Office
• Full support for project administration
• Access to key databases, software, and labs
• Full access to the university Information Center, Sports Center and other available facilities and Research Centers