Postdoctoral Fellowship – 2019 in Ireland, University College Cork

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APC Microbiome Ireland

Postdoctoral Fellowship – 2019 in Ireland, University College Cork

Designation/Position- Postdoctoral Fellowship – 2019 in Ireland

APC Microbiome Ireland at University College Cork invites application for Postdoctoral Fellowship – 2019 in Ireland from eligible and interested candidates 

About- APEX is a postdoctoral fellowship Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action (MSCA) COFUND programme, based at APC Microbiome Ireland at University College Cork (UCC), and cofunded by H2020. Postdoctoral Fellowship – 2019 in Ireland

APEX is a new intersectoral training, career development and mobility fellowship which focuses on the research strengths and expertise of the Institute in the area of gut microbiota and their role in human health and disease.

The APEX programme will offer 20 prestigious two-year postdoctoral fellowships for incoming mobility across two calls over the 60 months duration of the programme. Call 1 is now closed and Call 2 will open early January 2019. Fellowships will be targeted at experienced researchers. (An experienced researcher must at the application deadline be in possession of a doctoral degree OR have at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience in academia or industry).

All fellows will be hosted in an APC academic host organisation (University College Cork or Teagasc Moorepark ) and will be required to complete a mandatory secondment in a relevant industry host.

Research/Job Area- 
Fellowships will be offered in the four thematic APC research areas of

  • Microbes to Molecules
  • Diet and Microbes at the Extremes of Life
  • Brain-Gut-Microbiota Axis
  • Host-Microbe Dialogue

Adhering to the MSCA principle of ‘individual-driven mobility’, APEX applicants will have the freedom to choose their research topic (within the remit of the APC), their supervisor and their secondment organisation.

Secondments will be relevant to the fellows’ research project and their career development.

Location-  University College Cork, Ireland

Eligibility/Qualification–

To be considered eligible, applicants must fulfill the following criteria:

  • Applicants may be of any nationality
  • Applicants must be fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Applicants must be Experienced Researchers

-An experienced researcher must at the application deadline be in possession of a doctoral degree or have at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience in academia or industry. Full-Time Equivalent Research Experience is measured from the date when a researcher obtained the degree entitling him or her to embark on a doctorate, either in the country in which the degree was obtained or in the country in which the researcher is recruited, even if a doctorate was never started or envisaged.

  • Mobility Requirements: International mobility is a core element of the APEX programme.

-Applicants must be incoming fellows to Ireland and fulfill the mobility requirements:

-Applicants may not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, study) in the Republic of Ireland for more than 12 months in the 3 years prior to the Call deadline.

-For Career Restart and Reintegration: Applicants may not have resided or carried out their main activity in the Republic of Ireland for more than 3 years in the 5 years immediately prior to the call deadline.

  • Secondment Eligibility

-Eligible secondment hosts are research performing non-academic organisations located anywhere in the world.

-Secondments must be 3 to 6 months in duration and can be a single period or split into short stays.

-Secondments must be relevant to the fellow’s project and career development.

Job/Position Description- 

The APEX Fellowships are open to experienced researchers of any nationality, resident anywhere in the world (provided the mobility eligibility criteria are met), seeking a prestigious career development fellowship in research of the gut microbiota and their role in human health and disease.

All fellows will be hosted in an APC academic host organisation (University College Cork or Teagasc Moorepark ) and will be required to complete a mandatory secondment in a relevant industry host.

The aim of APEX is to develop the next generation of scientific leaders who will gain hands on experience developing cross-disciplinary and entrepreneurial skills through individual research projects.

Applicants choose their research area (within the remit of APC), APEX supervisor, and secondment organisation in the non-academic sector.

The total duration of each fellowship is two years, commencing October 2018 (Call 1) and October 2019 (Call 2).

How to Apply- Prior to creating an application, please contact an APEX supervisor to discuss your proposal and to gain support for your application.

Whilst you can choose your individual research project, your topic must be aligned with the broad research themes of APEX and with the research interests of your prospective superviso

For Contact- 

  • APEX Programme Management Office: +353-(0)21-4901393
  • E-mail: APEX@ucc.ie using the subject line: 2019 Call query
  • Programme Manager Address: Ms. Oonagh Cahalane, APC Microbiome Ireland, Rm 5.04, Biosciences Building, University College Cork, Ireland.

Last Date for Apply– 

2019 INDICATIVE CALL SCHEDULE
Call 2 announcement22 January 2019
Deadline for proposal submission9 April 2019
Call outcomeJuly 2019
Fellowship start dateOctober 2019

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