Call for Applicants

HOMeAGE is a new, nine country, Marie Skłodowska Curie (MSCA) Doctoral Network Programme on Advancing Research and Training on Ageing, Place and Home which is funded by the European Commission. HOMeAGE seeks to recruit 12 Doctoral Researchers (DRs) on a full-time basis over three years starting in September 2023.

HOMeAGE institutes an interdisciplinary, intersectoral and international programme of doctoral training and research that drives the development of new leaders in excellence for the advancement of evidence-based innovation on ageing in place.

The Doctoral Researchers will be hosted by one of the following beneficiary organizations in the HOMeAGE network, and will be supported by associated partner organizations. HOMeAGE beneficiaries and partners represent the key intersectoral actors in the field, comprising: leading research units; major intergovernmental organisations; international civil society actors; governmental and non-governmental organisations; public advisory agencies and innovation bodies. HOMeAGE delivers a unique employability and skills development process for DRs ensuring that they can lead the response to current research and policy deficits.

To read more about the background to the HOMeAGE Doctoral Network – click here.

To learn about the 12 Doctoral positions available – click here.

To apply for one or more of these positions – click here.

For the full recruitment guide – see here

Host Organisations

Country Host Organisation Division/Unit Primary Supervisor
Ireland University of Galway Irish Centre for Social Gerontology Kieran Walsh
Czech Republic Masarykova Univerzita (MU) Faculty of Social Studies Lucie Vidovicova
Belgium Vrije Universiteit Brussels (VUB) Dept of Adult Educational Science Liesbeth de Donder /
An-Sofie Smetcoren
Germany Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitaet Frankfurt Am Main (GUF) Interdisciplinary Ageing Research (IAW) Frank Oswald
Italy Instituto Nazionale di Riposo e Cura Per Anziani (IRCSS INRCA) Centre for Socio-Economic Research on Ageing Giovanni Lamura
Netherlands Open University (OU) Faculty of Humanities Alexander Peine
Finland Tampereen Korkeakoulusaatio SR (TAU) Faculty of Social Sciences Anu Siren
United Kingdom The University of Manchester (UoM) Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing Tine Buffel
Switzerland Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz(FHNW) Institute for Social Planning, Organisational Change and Urban Development Matthias Drilling

This project has received funding from European Union’s EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Europe Horizon Europe (HORIZON) Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Doctoral Networks (MSCA-DN) under the grant agreement 101073506