Call for post-doctoral research proposals, 2022

Early-career researchers are invited to submit project proposals to the 2022 CCI fellowship call to implement leading-edge research that contributes to the aim of the Climate Change Initiative (CCI) programme.

To date, the CCI has funded 27 research fellowships to improve and exploit ECV products. Successful research projects will make use of ESA data and Earth Observation assets and be undertaken over a two-year period. The ceiling price of €110000 per project (with a minimum of 30% contribution from their Host Organisation).

Key dates:

Candidates shall propose a two-year research plan, in the following programmatic areas:

Application information

To respond to this call you must submit all of the documents described in Section 3.2 of the Call for Research Proposals (Appendix 1).

This call is open until the closing date of 31 January 2023 (at 24:00 CET). Proposals should be submitted via email to

Research Proposal document

  1. Invitation to participate
  2. Appendix 1: Call for Research Proposals 2022 (including Annex A: ESA Climate Change Initiative; Annex B: Proposal Template; Annex C: PSS form)
  3. Appendix 2: Draft Partnership agreement