Written by editor on 29th October 2019. Posted in Career-FIT PLUS

Career-FIT PLUS aims to enhance the training and mobility of experienced researchers through the undertaking of individually driven, industry-focused research training projects which will be interdisciplinary and focused on the domain areas of the eligible Technology Centres and Technology Gateways in Ireland. This career development programme is underpinned by triple “i”:

International mobility – Experienced Researchers of any nationality who have not resided or carried out their main activity in Ireland for more than 12 months in the three years prior to the Call deadline (15:00 on 19th December 2019) are eligible to apply.

Intersectoral exposure – The strong enterprise links and mandatory 6-12 month industry secondment in the Career-FIT PLUS fellowships will present you with the most significant intersectoral exposure to date in your careers.

Interdisciplinarity – The Technology Centres will provide you with a unique opportunity to work in interdisciplinary innovation teams.

At Food for Health Ireland (FHI), our goal is to enhance health and wellbeing through innovation in food. By combining world-class science with industry expertise, we ensure our industry members stay ahead in the global food market. The FHI EI Technology Centre currently has an opportunity for researchers to apply for the recently launched Marie Curie Career-Fit Plus Programme. If you are an experienced researcher with a background in Food Science, Nutrition, Dairy, Plant or Marine Science, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Microbiology or Agri-Food or if you are a company with a potential project in any of the above areas please get in contact, we would love to work with you!

For more information regarding this call and the projects on offer please contact Gillian Davis, fhi@ucd.ie

2019 Career-Fit Plus Project – FHI Call for Candidates