Criteria for becoming a KIRI-member

To become a KIRI Fellow, the applicant must be a researcher employed by or affiliated with KI and have been awarded one of the following:

  • Competitive funding including ERC starting grants (2021), Wallenberg Academic Fellow (WAF) (2021), SSMF Large Grants (2021), SSMF Consolidator Grants (2022) or VR Consolidator Grants (2022)
  • Assistant professor position at KI in 2021, centrally funded from KI (through the so-called Career Ladder)
  • Consolidation Grants in 2021 or 2022, centrally funded from KI (through the so-called Career Ladder)
  • Clinical Researcher or Senior Clinical Researchers (funded through ALF funds) in 2021

Invitations to apply for membership will be sent to those who meet the criteria.

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Researchers accepted as KIRI Fellows are offered the opportunity to participate in joint activities as well as to apply for funding for interdisciplinary collaborative projects between two researchers. The research projects, which must be of an innovative nature, receive funding from KIRI to finance a joint postdoc for 2 years.

  • Eligible researchers will be invited to apply for KIRI-membership
  • Membership is applied for on a competitive basis
  • Membership: 4 years, granted through an application procedure
  • In 2023 there are 16 new KIRI membership places
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