Call MASH 2024

Proposals will be submitted via ISEP (Project Proposal Editor). The head of the department or the main contact person at the department should be indicated as the proposer in ISEP.

6 Sep 2023 Alžběta Dvořáková GAMU

The main aim of MUNI Award in Science and Humanities (hereinafter referred to as “MASH”) is to bring excellent and successful external researchers to Masaryk University and to offer them such conditions that they are motivated to stay and work for Masaryk University and to attain exceptionally high-quality research results on the long-term basis.

MASH is intended for applicants who were not employed by MU in their main employment for the period of 5 years preceding the deadline of the call. An applicant is an ERC grant holder or a leading researcher in the R4 career stage according to the European Framework for Research Careers (Has an international reputation based on research excellence in their field; Demonstrates critical judgment in the identification and execution of research activities; Makes a substantial contribution (breakthroughs) to their research field or spanning multiple areas; Develops a strategic vision on the future of the research field; Recognises the broader implications and applications of their research; Publishes and presents influential papers and books, serves on workshop and conference organising committees and delivers invited talks).

The award offers you:

  • An opportunity to conduct independent research at a progressive university in the Central European research and innovation hub.
  • A budget of approx. CZK 5 million a year for a 5-year period (in total approx. EUR 1 million)
  • Laboratory and office space for a research team.
  • Welcome service and administrative support.

Submitting proposal:

The project proposal will be submitted to ISEP - Project proposal editor. You have to select the template "Grant agency of MU: MASH - MUNI Award in Science and Humanities (01. 09. 2023 - 08. 12. 2023)". 

  • The MASH form contains the current professional CV of the applicant; a Description of the research plan; a Motivation letter
  • Declaration of the ECU of its readiness to hire the applicant and create conditions for independent research on the prescribed form
  • Optional annex: Decision on the award of the ERC or another prestigious individual grant / Evaluation Summary Report, or an evaluation of another individual grant project

Important deadlines

Deadline Description
27Nov2023 12:00 Drafts to R&D
8Dec2023 Deadline (including approved Project records)
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