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Application Guide


The first call for applications

  • for the period 2021-23, will open on 30 October 2020, for three months, closing on 30 January 2021. More information on the details of the call and application process will be provided in September.
Step 1.

+ Applicants may be of any nationality and must agree to the programme’s Terms & Conditions.

Step 2.

+ Applicants must comply with the Transnational Mobility Rule: at the application deadline, applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Ireland for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the call deadline: 30 January 2021.

Step 3.

+ Applicants must, at the time of the call deadlines, be an Experienced Researcher, i.e. in possession of a doctoral degree or have at least four years of full-time equivalent (FTE) research experience. FTE research experience is measured from the date when a researcher obtained the degree which would formally entitle them to embark on a doctorate, either in the country in which the researcher is recruited or seconded, irrespective of whether or not a doctorate is or was ever envisaged.

Step 4.

+ Applicants must be fluent in English (written and spoken).

Step 5.

+ Applicants are required to produce evidence of genuine interdisciplinary experience or interest regarding the scope of the programme.