2020 Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Irish Research Council has opened the 2020 Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship programme for applications.

This programme aims to support suitably qualified applicants in any discipline to pursue a postdoctoral fellowship at an eligible higher education institution in Ireland. Fellows will hold a Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship. These fellowships can be held for either one or two years.

 

Important dates for the 2020 call are as follows:

Call Open

3 October 2019

FAQ deadline

13 November 2019

Applicant deadline

16:00 (Irish time) 20 November 2019

Mentor and referee deadline

16:00 (Irish time) 27 November 2019

Research office endorsement deadline

16:00 (Irish time) 4 December 2019

Call outcome

May 2020

Scholarship start date

1 October 2020

 

All applications should be submitted via the online system by the deadline of exactly 16:00 (Irish time) on 20 November 2019.

 

In the first instance, applicants are advised to consult

 

Please note: It is imperative that applicants engage with the call documentation prior to completing the GOIPD Eligibility Quiz and the Application Form. The Council will not reset the Eligibility Quiz for applicants once it has been submitted.

 

Applicants seeking further clarification are then recommended to contact the research office in their respective higher education institution. If unable to provide clarity, the research office should send questions to postdoc@research.ie for answer through the frequently asked questions (FAQ) process. An updated FAQ document will be published weekly on the Irish Research Council website.

 

UCC Supports

To ensure UCC endorsement of your application, please notify the UCC Research Support Services of your intent to apply for this call ASAP by emailing Patricia Deasy (patricia.deasy@ucc.ie).

 

Applicants who wish to avail of an optional application review by a RSS Research Officer should email their applications to patricia.deasy@ucc.ie no later than 11th November. Due to the anticipated high number of applications for this call, these reviews will be granted on a strictly first-come-first-served basis.

A Help-pack covering all parts of the IRC GoI Postdoctoral Fellowship 2020 application form will be available in due course. Please contact Allen White at allen.white@ucc.ie for the relevant password.

Please note: It is imperative that applicants engage with the call documentation, and consult with their UCC Mentor prior to completing the Eligibility Quiz and the Application Form. Once the quiz is complete and submitted, applicants must save before exiting, or they risk being locked out of both the quiz and the application. The Council will not reset the Eligibility Quiz for applicants once it has been submitted, and will not entertain appeals.


 

 

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