An excellent development and training opportunity is now available for experienced researchers to work with ARCH and gain experience translating research into practice.

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions COFUND

A total of 50 Fellowships will be awarded in 2 Calls over 5 years.

Call 1 will open on 30th January 2017 with a deadline for applications of 31st March 2017. Awarded Fellowships will run for 3 years from 30th September 2017 to 31st August 2020.

Call 2 will open on 01 March 2018 with a deadline for applications of 30th April 2018. Awarded Fellowships will run for 3 years from 30 October 2018 to 30 September 2021

Applicant Eligibility

  • Experienced researchers are eligible, i.e. those researchers in possession of a doctoral degree or have at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience at the time of recruitment.
  • Applicants of any nationality are welcome to apply – note eligible researchers are those who have not been in Ireland for more than 12 months in the 3 years prior to recruitment.
  • Applicants must be able to communicate through the English language.

Evaluation Criteria

  • Excellence
  • Impact
  • Quality and Efficiency of Implementation

Why Apply?

  • Excellent development and training
  • Prestigious
  • Collaborative
  • Contractual Security
  • Excellent salary, plus family allowance
  • Inter-sectoral mobility
  • Acquisition of skills
  • Gain experience translating research into practice – widening career options

Don’t waste any time, and get in touch with ARCH now to explore this funding mechanism further! Go to to find out more.

Further details are available here: ARCH Career FIT Overview.