MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships – CLOSED
VistaMilk is actively seeking Expressions of Interest (EoI) from excellent candidates for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Postdoctoral Fellowships 2023 Call.
The objective of the MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships is to support researchers’ careers and foster excellence in research. The Postdoctoral Fellowships (PF) action targets researchers holding a PhD who wish to carry out their research activities abroad, acquire new skills and develop their careers. PFs help researchers gain experience in other countries, disciplines and non-academic sectors.
VistaMilk welcomes Expressions of Interest (EoI) from experienced researchers across all strands of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Postdoctoral Fellowships programme. To secure funding, the candidate must develop a proposal with a supervisor from the host Institute of their choice before the deadline of the September 13th 2023.
The objective of VistaMilk SFI Research Centre is to generate and deploy innovative basic and applied science and technologies to better understand and monitor the complex interactions across a highly inter-dependent food-production chain. This objective is achieved by exploring 4 inter-dependent thematic areas (Pasture, Cow, Food and AgTech), bringing together expertise in biological sciences, sensor-systems, communications and networking, data analytics and food processing.
VistaMilk research programme encompasses
PASTURE: Soil nutrient dynamics, Soil carbon sequestration, Sustainable pasture management and production, Pasture breeding programmes
COW: Animal nutrition and fertility, Animal Health and Diseases Diagnostic, Sustainable and accurate animal breeding programmes
FOOD: Next generation dairy processes and products, Digestive characteristics of dairy products and ingredients, Nutrifunctional milk and health benefits for humans
AGTECH: Advanced Sensors & Systems Integration, Communications and Networks, Data, Privacy & Warehousing, Data Analytics, -omics, Test-Beds, Integration and deployment
We are seeking excellent postdoctoral candidates in all VistaMilk-related disciplines.
Expression of Interest Process
Send an Expression of Interest to the VistaMilk Funding Manager email@example.com
Download the VistaMilk Expression of Interest Form
Follow the steps to help you prepare EoI
Applicants are encouraged to start the process of preparing their EoI as early as possible
Step 1: Read the MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships Guidelines carefully
Step 2: Check your eligibility
Ensure that you have the necessary research experience and that you do comply with the programme’s mobility requirements
Step 3: Expression of Interest
Complete the VistaMilk Expression of Interest Form and send to the VistaMilk Funding Manager firstname.lastname@example.org by 27th April 2023
Evaluation of EoI: Determined by supervisor and based on detail provided
12 April 2023: Launch of the MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships 2023 call
27th April 2023: Deadline for submitting Expression of Interest to VistaMilk
26th May 2023: Result of Expression of Interest
13 September 2023: Deadline for submitting proposals
February 2024: Notification of call results to applicants (TBC)
June 2024: Grant agreement signature for successful projects (TBC)
June 2024: First EU-funded projects start (TBC)
TBC 2024: Coordinator’s Day
MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships – Support for Applicants
We will assist you finding a supervisor affiliated with VistaMilk SFI Research Centre
We offer an in depth proposal writing clinic.
Applicants write their proposal with input and support from their VistaMilk supervisor
VistaMilk Participating Institutions
Tyndall National Institute
University of Galway
University College Cork
University College Dublin
Dublin City University
Irish Cattle Breeding Federation
Useful resources and documents
All relevant information will soon be available in the Funding and tenders opportunities portal of the European Commission.
More information can be found on the European Commission’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions website.
We would love to hear from you. Should you have any queries in relation to the MSCA Postdoctoral fellowship programme, please feel free to contact us.
Mr. TJ McAuliffe, VistaMilk SFI Research Centre, Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork, P61 C996, Ireland.
VistaMilk Office: +353 (0)25 42655