Amsterdam UMC Fellowship

The Amsterdam UMC Fellowship aims to attract extremely talented researchers, who have the potential to build, expand and maintain their own successful research group.

The Amsterdam UMC Fellowship is an awarded tenure track, based on the criteria of what is formerly known as  the AMC Tenure Track.

The Amsterdam UMC Fellowship is awarded once a year, and will be announced on the Amsterdam UMC vacancy site.

The fellowship awards a maximum of €750,000 for the full term of five years (or less for a shorter period, on a pro rata basis), covering the salary of the fellow, the salary of a PhD-student ans/or their bench fees.

The selection procedure will only take place if there are sufficient qualified candidates.  If the selected candidate meets the criteria, nomination can take place. The fellowship has to be accepted or declined within three months after formal approval.


-Prestigious personal grant laureates at midcareer level. For example a (nearly) successful completion of a prestigious personal grant at junior postdoc level (NWO VI Veni) or an active VIDI, ERC Starting/ Consolidator grant or equivalent.
- Alignment of their research topic with one of the eight research institutes of Amsterdam UMC (
- Excellent publication record
- Experience in research management
- Demonstrable affinity with education
- Experience abroad

The Amsterdam UMC fellowship is not open for Amsterdam UMC researchers with a permanent (fixed) position.

The Amsterdam UMC fellowship position will reopen at the beginning of February 2022. The deadline for applications is Monday March 28th 2022 at 23.59 pm. The vacancy will be published at Werken bij Amsterdam UMC.

Upload the completed application form below on the Amsterdam UMC vacancy site

Download application form Amsterdam UMC fellowship:


  • Deadline application: 28-03-2022 at 23.59 PM
  • Pre-selection by Amsterdam UMC Fellowship Committee: beginning of April 2022
  • Review phase: End of April - beginning of May 2022
  • Rebuttal phase: last two weeks of May 2022
  • Selection for interviews by the Committe: beginning of June 2022
  • Invitation for the interview round: Third week of June 2022
  • Interviews: Beginning of July 2022

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