LEaDing Fellows Postdocs

LEaDing Fellows Postdocs

The LEaDing Fellows Postdocs Programme provides 90 researchers from all over the world who recently obtained a PhD, with the opportunity to gain two years of work experience in the challenging, internationally acclaimed and multidisciplinary environment offered by the following (Dutch) programme partners:

  • Delft University of Technology
  • Leiden University
  • Leiden University Medical Center
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam and
  • Erasmus university Medical Center.

The aim of the LEaDing Fellows Program is to help early stage ambitious and excellent researchers to develop new research skills, transferable skills and a view on career options in an academic research, industrial or public setting, thus increasing their employability.

What we offer

Erasmus University Rotterdam offers great research opportunities and training facilities for postdoctoral fellows. General information about working at Erasmus University  Rotterdam can be found here.


Erasmus University Rotterdam has several opportunities for researchers within the LEaDing Fellows Postdoc Program as can be found amongst others in the overview of EUR research fields.

The LEaDing Fellows program runs till January 2022. The aim is to provide opportunities for international, intersectoral and interdisciplinary research training, as well as transnational and cross-sectoral mobility. Recruitment is divided in three calls.

  • Call 1: open from 1st of February until 31st of March 2017 (Closed)
  • Call 2: open from 1st of November until 10th of January 2018 (Closed)
  • Call 3: open from 1st of September until 31th of October 2018 

How can I apply?

Candidates apply with a research proposal of their own design for a position at one of the partnering institutions. Please follow the instructions on the general LEaDing Fellows Program website www.leadingfellows.eu/apply/.

Where can I get more information?