Are you a (post)doctoral researcher thinking about your next career move?

The Marie Sklodowska-Curie (MSCA) Individual Fellowships may be just right for you. These fellowships fund excellent researchers looking to enhance their career development and prospects by working abroad. University of Limerick, one of Ireland’s leading universities, allows you to work in a first class research environment and enjoy an attractive remuneration package with a typical fellowship budget of ~ €85,000 per annum. All areas of research are eligible.

European fellowships

> For postdoctoral research stays in a EU Member State or an associated country.

> Duration 12 to 24 months

> Ideal for researchers returning to Europe/Ireland after a period abroad

> Career restart option

Why UL?

> UL is hosting several European Research Council awardees

> UL is hosting several PhD and postdoctoral Marie Curie Fellows in IF, ITN and COFUND awards

> Half of our research staff (49%) come from abroad

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Support for applicants

The applicant has to jointly write the proposal with the host organisation.  Proposals are judged on their research quality, the researcher's future career prospects, and the support offered by the host. The University of Limerick Marie Curie team ( will assist you with your application. Get in contact, see below.

> We can check your eligibility and help you get started

> Come visit us and join our Marie Curie support clinics

> We will provide feedback on your draft proposal

> The following Centres are actively seeking Fellows at present: Centres seeking Fellows


Deadline for applications: 12th September 2018

Who can apply?

> Promising researchers from anywhere in the world: all nationalities can apply

> Mobility is required: come to Europe or move within Europe

> Experienced researchers only: you must have your doctoral degree or at least four years' full-time research experience at the call deadline

How to apply

Click here for details on how to apply

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