Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2020

Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme aims to support suitably qualified applicants in any discipline to pursue a postdoctoral fellowship at an eligible higher education institution in Ireland. The duration of the Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme is either for one or two years.

Eligibility

An applicant must have either graduated or have been certified as having fulfilled all the requirements for the award of a doctoral degree, including the submission of the hardbound corrected thesis, within the five year period between 31 May 2015 and 31 May 2020.

Benifits

  • a salary of €31,275 per annum
  • employer’s PRSI contribution of €3,425 per annum (10.95% of salary)
  • employer’s pension contribution, where applicable, of €6,255 per annum (20% of salary)
  • eligible direct research expenses of €5,000 per annum

How to apply

All participants must create and submit their forms via the online system. Guides on how to submit your application on the online system will be made available when the call opens

Key dates

DeadlineDate
FAQ deadline16:00 (Irish time) 13 November 2019
Applicant deadline16:00 (Irish time) 20 November 2019
Mentor and referee deadline16:00 (Irish time) 27 November 2019
Research office endorsement deadline16:00 (Irish time) 4 December 2019
Call outcomeMay 2020
Fellowship start date1 October 2020

Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme is now open for applications. Applicant deadline is 4pm Nov 20th. 

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