Call for Proposals: Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Fellowship Programme

Deadline: 2 January 2019

Science Foundation Ireland is seeking proposals for its SFI 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.

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  • 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 career in 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 will support 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.


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For successful applicants, a fellowship will be offered for a period of up to 36 months, including a probationary period of 6 months.

Eligibility Criteria

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The SFI Fellowship programme will accept applications from individuals interested in working in the working in the following Directorates/Departments, Science for Economy Directorate, Science for Society Directorate and Strategy and Transformation Directorate (Corporate Communications and International Departments). 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 at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Ireland

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