Career-FIT PLUS Fellowships – applications now open

Do you have a project that could benefit from a fully funded Marie Curie Career-FIT PLUS research Fellow? Enterprise Ireland are once again offering an opportunity for experienced researchers worldwide to develop their careers in market-focused applied research in Ireland’s Technology Centres.

To apply for a Fellowship, you need three things:
1) TCD’s Learnovate Centre to support your application and provide industry mentors
2) a project with a learning element
3) a researcher not currently based in Ireland to apply for the fellowship.

Benefits to industry:

‘Innovation is a key driver of global growth for Irish companies and crucial to maintain competitiveness. Career-FIT PLUS aims to connect highly qualified researchers with Irish companies to support industry-focused research projects. Through programmes like Career FIT-PLUS, companies can undertake research and development to diversify and reach new international markets.’ – Julie Sinnamon, CEO, Enterprise Ireland

Benefits to researchers include:

• Excellent salary, plus family allowance
• 3 year contract
• Development and training in both industry & academic environments
• Skills development
• Acquisition of skills
• Widening your career options

Benefit to Principle Investigators (PIs):

Super-charge an existing project with access to an experienced researcher, funded through the Career-FIT PLUS programme

If you would like more information or to talk to us about support for an application please complete this short form:

Career-FIT PLUS is a trans-national scheme launched in 2018 and co-funded by Enterprise Ireland and the European Union, that offers an opportunity for experienced researchers worldwide to develop their careers in market-focused applied research in Ireland’s Technology Centres. Each project will consist of a tripartite relationship between the fellow, the host institution (i.e. universities, institutes and other research performing organisations) and the partner company.

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