Call for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action fellowship EoIs 2024

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships open for applications

The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships, hosted by the School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science (PRHS), are open for applications from researchers working in the School’s disciplines.

PRHS is a vibrant and exciting intellectual community comprising roughly 70 permanent academic research staff and 80 graduate students in addition to numerous postdoctoral, research and teaching staff. PRHS has a strong track record with this scheme, hosting five successful applications in the last five years.

Duration and funds: Fellowships may last between 12-24 months, and provide an allowance to cover your living, travel and family costs.

Eligibility: Applicants must have a PhD by the call deadline (11 September 2024). Applicants who have defended their doctoral thesis but have not been formally awarded the degree by this date are eligible. Applicants must have no more than 8 years of experience in research (not including career breaks or related experience outside research). Fellows need not be EU citizens. To be eligible to apply to hold one of these fellowships at Leeds you also should not have lived or worked in UK for more than 12 months during the three years up to the closing date of the call. For your project to be hosted by PRHS, your research must be in philosophy, history and philosophy of science, or theology and religious studies.

Deadline: Expressions of interest in having a Marie Curie IF hosted at Leeds should be submitted by emailing Isobel Lister by 12 noon (UK time) on Monday 24 June 2024 with (1) a statement of eligibility, (2) a detailed CV, and (3) a proposal of no more than 2 pages outlining the following:

  • Introduction, state-of-the-art/research context, specific research objectives, and an overview of the proposed research project.
  • Research methodology and approach: highlight the type of research/innovation activities proposed.
  • Originality and innovative aspects of the research programme: explain the contribution that the action (i.e. the research and/or innovation activities) is expected to make to advancements within your field. Describe any novel concepts, approaches, or methods that will be implemented.
  • Interdisciplinary aspects (if relevant).

Further information about the structure and content of full Marie Curie IF applications can be found at

Those intending to submit an expression of interest are welcome to contact the PRHS Director of Research and Innovation, Dr Léa Salje (, for help with identifying potential supervisors for the proposed research.

To prepare their full applications for submission by 11 September 2024, applicants with successful expressions of interest will receive guidance during July-August 2024 using our successful model for applications and focused support for grant application development.