The National Institute for Astrophysics is pleased to announce the launch of the AstroFIt Programme, in co-funding with the European Commission’s 7th Framework Progamme, under the Marie Curie Action COFUND. The programme offers seven transnational grants enabling researchers from abroad to carry out a project in one of the INAF structures in Italy, for a period of two years.

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 1 funds:

n. 3 Incoming Mobility fellowships
Applicants must have not resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Italy for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the call deadline.
n. 4 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.
To be eligible, researchers must be holders of a doctorate or have at least 4 years of research experience.

Publication Date: 1 December 2011. Deadline for submission of applications: 1 February 2012 at 12.00am (Rome local time). For further information and documents, please visit the AstroFIt website or contact astrofit@inaf.it.