The call for Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowships 2017 is now open for one or two-year fellowships. Applicants must be supported by an academic mentor at an eligible higher education institute in the Republic of Ireland. TCD Classics has hosted six IRC Postdocs in the past three years (in literature, history and archaeology) and the Department welcomes enquiries from suitably qualified, outstanding candidates for this new call.
“The Council funds excellent researchers across all disciplines and encourages interdisciplinary research and engagement with enterprise. The Council facilitates the career development of researchers by funding those at an early stage of their research career to associate with established research teams who have achieved international recognition for their work. This scheme is intended to support suitably qualified applicants at an early stage of their postdoctoral career to associate with established research teams who have achieved international recognition for their work. These Fellowships can be held for either one or two years.”
Full details of the scheme at: http://www.research.ie/funding/government-ireland-postdoctoral-fellowship-2017, but anyone interested should be aware that there is an internal deadline for the sign-off of applications, well ahead of the final submission deadline of 30 November 2016. Please contact the Head of Department Professor Monica Gale (firstname.lastname@example.org) or a potential mentor for further information. A list of staff members of the Classics Department at TCD and details of their research interests can be found at http://www.tcd.ie/Classics/research/staff.php