ORGANISATION NAMEThe Icelandic Centre for Research - RANNIS
FUNDING TYPEFundingMobility Incoming
RESEARCH FIELDFormal sciencesHumanitiesNatural sciencesProfessions and applied sciencesSocial sciences
CAREER STAGERecognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)
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.
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
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.