MWA-02 Sparkle Marie-Curie Fellowships in Photonics
Contract: Full Time/Fixed Term
The Irish Photonics Integration Centre (IPIC) is emerging as one of Europe’s top research centres in photonics integration, incorporating the expertise of 18 Principal Investigators (PIs) covering topics from photonics theory through to full system development, i.e. the full technology development cycle where the underpinning sciences are explored in parallel to the development and fabrication of novel prototype devices and systems.
IPIC is focused on training Europe’s future photonics research leaders and is currently hosting the SPARKLE fellowship programme. It is co-funded by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action COFUND programme and Science Foundation Ireland offering 27 x two year postdoctoral fellowships. Positions are open to experienced researchers of any nationality, resident anywhere in the world, seeking a prestigious career development path in the field of photonics research and innovation. Fellows will be based in Ireland at one of the following IPIC Academic partner locations. Applicants have the academic freedom to choose their research topic (within the remit of the IPIC themes), supervisor, academic host organisation and the secondment company.
Research Themes of IPIC Include:
Sparkle will provide fellows with:
Open Call application closing dates:
Call 4 Closes: July 30th 2021
Call 5 Closes: December 30th 2021
Fellows will receive a gross salary (living and mobility expenses included) of €40,000 per annum and those with a family will receive €45,400 per annum.
Application guidelines and further details can be found at: https://www.ipic.ie/sparkle/
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