The 2019 Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme is now open

The 2019 Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme is now open.

The Irish Research Council (IRC) Postdoctoral Fellowship Schemes 2018 call offers postdoctoral fellowships of one or two years duration that will commence in October 2019. The one year fellowship is intended to allow the award holder to develop their doctoral thesis for publication. The two year fellowship is intended to allow the award holder to develop either a new research project or a research project that represents a significant development from the subject of their doctoral research. Applicants must have completed their PhD viva or equivalent in order to be eligible to apply. In 2018 IRC award holders received an annual salary of €31,275, an employer’s PRSI contribution (social welfare payment) of €3,365, an employer’s pension contribution of €6,255, and research funding to the value of €5000 for eligible research expenses per annum.

Important dates for the 2019 call are as follows:

 

UCC Internal deadline*

16:00 (Irish time) 20 November 2018

FAQ deadline

21 November 2018

Applicant deadline

16:00 (Irish time) 29 November 2018

Supervisor and referee deadline

16:00 (Irish time) 6 December 2018

Research office endorsement deadline

16:00 (Irish time) 13 December 2018

Call outcome

April 2019

Fellowship start date

1 October 2019

 

*In order to receive a review from research support services in UCC applicants are asked to send draft applications to patricia.deasy@ucc.ie by 4pm on 20/11/2018.

All applications should be submitted via the IRC online system by the deadline of 16:00 (Irish time) on 29 November 2018.

Please note, the 2019 Terms and Conditions and the Guide for Applicants are now available on the IRC website. Questions relating to the scheme can be directed to postdoc@research.ie

 

A HelpPack for all IRC Postdoctoral Fellowship applicants with a UCC host is available here. For password please contact allen.white@ucc.ie.

 

College of Arts, Celtic Studies & Social Sciences

Room G31 ,Ground Floor, Block B, O'Rahilly Building, UCC.

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