THE AFR INDIVIDUAL POSTDOC SCHEME
The AFR Individual Postdoc Scheme ran from 2008 to 2016.
In 2015, the scheme underwent a reform, and no new calls were or will be issued under the scheme. However, AFR postdoc grants are still awarded through Industrial Fellowships in the framework of public-private partnerships (partnerships between research and industry).
OTHER OPPORTUNITIES FOR POSTDOC POSITIONS
AFR POSTDOC FUNDED PROJECTS
Between 2008 and 2015, the AFR Postdoc scheme funded a total of 346 postdocs, of which 36% of the grants were awarded to female researchers. View a breakdown per year and per domain in our graphics below.
CAREER TRACKING OF DOCTORATE HOLDERS
The AFR postdoc scheme was included in a pilot study on career tracking, organised in 2015 by the European Science Foundation (ESF):