12/12/2017

The Icelandic Research Fund (IRF): POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP GRANT

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    The Icelandic Centre for Research - RANNIS
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    Iceland
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Funding
    Mobility Incoming
  • DEADLINE DATE
    15/06/2018
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Formal sciences
    Humanities
    Natural sciences
    Professions and applied sciences
    Social sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)

Outline

The purpose of the postdoctoral fellowship grant is to help young research scientists to develop their academic careers. The applicant must explain how the fellowship fits with previous work of the applicant, how it will enhance his/her career development, and provide information about future research plans after the grant period. If the grant recipient accepts another position during the grant period, the grant payments will be terminated at the start date of the new position.

What is funded

The grant from the IRF may fund up to 100% of the total project cost. Approved expenses from the Icelandic research fund include: Salaries, operational expenses, travel expenses, contracted services, overhead expenses and facilities.

Duration

The maximum grant amount for projects is ISK 24 million for a 36-month project, ISK 16 million for a 24 month project, and ISK 8 million for a 12-month project

Eligibility

The eligible applicant must have obtained an invitation from a host institution, preferably different from the institution awarding the doctoral degree, prior to the submission deadline. Applicants for postdoctoral fellowships must have been awarded a doctoral degree within the past seven years before the grant application deadline.