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AstroFIt “ASTRONOMY FELLOWSHIPS IN ITALY”: 2nd Call

INAF announces the opening of the second Call of the AstroFIt Programme. To be eligible, researchers must be holders of a doctorate or have at least 4 years of research experience. Applicants with more than 8 years of post-PhD research or a total of 12 years of research experience are not eligible to participate.

INAF, the Italian National Institute for Astrophysics is pleased to announce the opening of the second Call of the AstroFIt Programme (http://www.astrofit.inaf.it), in co-funding with the European Commission's 7th Framework Progamme, under the Marie Curie Action COFUND. The Programme offers seven transnational grants, each one enabling researchers from abroad to carry out a project for a period of two years in one of the INAF research centers in Italy of their choice.

To be eligible, researchers must be holders of a doctorate or have at least 4 years of research experience. Applicants with more than 8 years of post-PhD research or a total of 12 years of research experience are not eligible to participate.

Research Areas: galaxies and cosmology; stars, stellar population and interstellar medium; Sun and solar system; relativistic and particle astrophysics; advanced technology and instruments.

AstroFIt Call 2 will fund:

  • n. 5 Incoming Mobility fellowships

Applicants must have not resided or carried out their main activity in Italy for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the call deadline.

  • n. 2 Reintegration Mobility fellowships

Applicants must be Italian nationals who have carried out research in a Third Country1 for at least 3 years in the last 4 years prior to the call deadline.

Publication Date: 15 October 2012

Deadline for submission of applications: 14 December 2012, at 12.00 am (CET).

For further information and documents, please visit the AstroFIt website www.astrofit.inaf.it or contact astrofit_info@inaf.it.

1Third countries are neither EU Member States nor Associated Countries.

The EU Member States are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and United Kingdom.

The Associated Countries are: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Faroe Islands, FYR Macedonia, Iceland, Israel, Liechtenstein, Montenegro, Norway, Serbia, Republic of Moldova, Switzerland and Turkey.

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