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Wit: Welcoming International Talent

8 PhD positions available within the MSCA COFUND project: Wit-Welcoming International Talent

Wit is a highly competitive, merit-based, International Fellowship Programme aimed at attracting 16 Early-Stage Researchers (ESR) to Navarra, through two international calls. Navarra is a region in the north of Spain, near the border with France, renowned for its higher Education System and a national leader in talent attraction and retention.


This second call will offer 8 contracts to develop a 36 months stay in Navarra, Spain, in order to develop a Doctoral Programme.

Research fields

  • Automotive-Mechatronics & Advanced Manufacturing
  • Health
  • Energy
  • Artificial Intelligence applied as a cross sectional area to each of the previous research lines

Host recruiting universities

  • Public University of Navarre (UPNA)
  • University of Navarra (UNAV)


Early-Stage Researches of any nationality that comply with MSCA mobility rule, hold a degree entitling them to embark on to doctorate, have not been awarded with a doctoral degree and be able to comunicate and understand English fluently (written and spoken-B2 level at least must be certificated).

Employment Conditions

  • Full time contract (up to 36 months).
  • Gross salary (living allowance) of 32.400€ per annum. The salary will include (Spanish law) all corresponding benefits such as national social security & health insurance, pension deductions, employee tax and maternity/paternity leave, etc.)
  • Family allowance of 3.600 € per annum for ESRs with family and/or dependent, additionally included in the gross salary.
  • Relocation expenses (mobility allowance) up to 2.400 €.
  • Personal research budget up to 4.800 € per annum for each ESR.
  • Travel allowance up to 2.400 € per annum for each ESR

Application dates: 18 January - 18 March
Deadline: 18 March

All applications MUST BE SENT via an on-line application system which can be accessed on the website: https://bit.ly/WitNavarraFindaphd

More information: https://bit.ly/WitNavarraFindaphd

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