Deadline: 30 June 2016
Science Foundation Ireland is seeking applications for its Fellowship Programme with an aim to provide successful candidates with the opportunity to develop their career through experiencing first-hand, the diversity of activities carried out by a funding agency.
- To provide applicants interested in pursuing a career in research administration for example with an Irish or International funding agency, experience of the duties and activities involved in such organisations.
- To provide applicants interested in pursuing a career in academic research a holistic overview and understanding of a funding agency.
- To provide applicants interested in a careerin the private sector, experience and general training in administrative duties, strategic development, strategic implementation, public administration, national policy, presentation skills, project management, communication & Influencing, problem analysis and resolution and teamwork, and a broad introduction to Intellectual Property guidelines relevant to research funded from exchequer sources.
- To provide candidates currently based in Research Offices, experience that willsupport them in effectively assisting researchers in the preparation of competitive grant applications and inform their interactions with both funding agencies and the research community in their organisation.
For successful applicants, a fellowship will be offered for a period of up to 36 months, including a probationary period of 6 months
The SFI Fellowship programme will accept applications from individuals interested in working in the PreAward, Post-Award, Policy, EU, Education and Public Engagement, Communications Finance, IT, Human Resources or Administration divisions of the organisation. At certain times, SFI may also highlight key areas of need within the organisation, to which applications are strongly encouraged. SFI is keen to encourage participation from individuals in eligible Research Bodies across Ireland.
How to Apply
Applications are to be submitted via email .
Eligible Country: Ireland
For more information, please visit Fellowship Programme.