Project and aims
AstroFIt2 – Astronomy Fellowships in Italy – supports the mobility of 18 researchers to INAF research structures in Italy for a period of 36 months
Over a hundred applications from 21 countries have been received at the deadline (November 18, 2015) of the 1st call of proposal of the AstroFIt2 Programme
62 applications from 26 countries have been received at the deadline (July 5, 2016) of the 2nd call of proposal of the AstroFIt2 Programme
INAF (Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica) is the Italian public research organization that promotes, performs and coordinates astrophysics and astronomy research in Italy and cooperates with universities and other national and international organizations
Where do you Astro-Fit?
AstroFIt2 aims at recruiting talented and experienced researchers that have carried out research in other countries.
The AstroFIt2 programme will include two calls (C1, C2), each one offering nine (9) fellowships for Incoming Mobility for non-residents in Italy. The fellowships will be carried out at INAF Research Centres. Each fellowship will have a duration of 36 months. Applicants will have the possibility to choose one, or more, in the case of interdisciplinary projects, among INAF scientific areas.
Calls for Proposals of the previous edition of AstroFIt have met a great response from the scientific community. The Institute received 140 applications from over 20 countries. On the right, their distribution among INAF scientific areas.
Galaxies and Cosmology
Stars, Stellar Population and Interstellar medium
Sun and Solar System
Relativistic and Particle Astrophysics
Advanced Technology and Instrumentation
The 2nd Call of the AstroFIt2 programme has been closed with a total of 62 applications received. These applications have been received from 26 countries of origin: with Germany (21%) and France (13%) as leading countries, while one third of the applications come from a non European country. More than half of the applicants are[…]
INAF, the Italian National Institute for Astrophysics is pleased to announce the opening of the second call for proposals of the AstroFIt2 Programme, in co-funding with the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Progamme, under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND action. The call offers nine (9) transnational grants, each one enabling experienced researchers to carry out a project for a period of[…]
The grant will be offered to the 9 (nine) candidates with the highest grades. In case of withdrawal, the position will be replaced by the next in the ranking list. Click here to download the list of the ranked candidates with a grade above the threshold (70/100).
Over a hundred applications from 21 countries have been received at the deadline of the 1st call for proposals of the AstroFIt2 Programme, cofunded by the National Institute for Astrophysiscs and the European Commission, under H2020, Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND action. The applications come mostly from Spain (20%), the US (13%), and the UK (13%), but also from Mexico, Brazil and Chile.[…]