• University of Glasgow Featured PhD Programmes
  • University of Mannheim Featured PhD Programmes
  • London School of Economics and Political Science Featured PhD Programmes
  • University of Leeds Featured PhD Programmes
  • University of Leeds Featured PhD Programmes
  • University of Leeds Featured PhD Programmes
  • Carlos III Health Institute Featured PhD Programmes
University of Manchester Featured PhD Programmes
University of Kent Featured PhD Programmes
Queen’s University Belfast Featured PhD Programmes
Manchester Metropolitan University Featured PhD Programmes
University of Bristol Featured PhD Programmes
IBEC International PhD Programme ”la Caixa” · Severo Ochoa fellowships

IBEC International PhD Programme ”la Caixa” · Severo Ochoa fellowships

Application Deadline: 29/02/2016 before 3 pm (Spanish time)

The Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) is looking for PhD candidates to apply for the 2016 International PhD Programme at IBEC from ”la Caixa”–Severo Ochoa fellowship, and MINECO ‘Ayudas para contratos predoctorales para la formación de doctores’ fellowship.

Details of the Grants:

”la Caixa”–Severo Ochoa fellowships offer a 4 year predoctoral contract with the following gross annual salary:

- 18.546,56 € gross annual for the first year.

- 19.303,56 € gross annual for the second year.

- 20.666,16 € gross annual for the third year.

- 22.558,67 € gross annual for the fourth year.

Moreover, 6.400 € is also offered for mobility and training during the four year period.

The ‘Ayudas para contratos predoctorales para la formación de doctores’ 2016 call from the MINECO offer a 4 year predoctoral contract with a gross salary of 16.422€, plus 6.250€ for mobility and training during the 4-year period.

General Requirements for all Candidates:

  • Candidates should be ready to enter an official doctoral programme in September 2016 (under Spanish Law). By this time, they must have obtained a university degree and a master’s degree; or must hold an official university qualification from a country of the European Higher Education Area with a minimum of 300 ECTS of official university studies, of which at least 60 are at master’s level.
  • Candidates must have a strong commitment to scientific research and an excellent academic record.
  • Candidates must have good working knowledge of English.
  • ”la Caixa” fellowship candidates may not be at IBEC for more than six months before the deadline of the call.
  • MINECO fellowship candidates may not have held a PhD contract exceeding 12 months in June 2016.
  • High motivation and ability to be involved in an international multidisciplinary team.
  • Any participation in research projects and/or co-authorship in publications will be considered as a valuable contribution.
  • Any mobility experience, participation in research projects and/or co-authorship in publications will be considered as a valuable contribution.

Other particular requirements are:

  • ”la Caixa” fellowship candidates may not be at IBEC for more than six months before the deadline of the call.
  • MINECO fellowship candidates may not have held a PhD contract exceeding 12 months in June 2016.

Application and Selection criteria process:

From 18th January 2016 until 29th February 2016, an online application form will be available through IBEC’s ”la Caixa” · Severo Ochoa IBEC International PhD Programme dedicated site. In your application, you will be able to choose whether you want to apply for a ”la Caixa”–Severo Ochoa fellowship, a MINECO ‘Ayudas para contratos predoctorales para la formación de doctores’ fellowship, or both.

”la Caixa”–Severo Ochoa fellows should expect to take up their positions at IBEC in September/October 2016.

MINECO–Severo Ochoa fellows should expect to take up their positions at IBEC in December 2016/January 2017. Applicants who have not been successful but have received a positive evaluation will be put on a waiting list for future positions.

IBEC also provides seminars with top names in bioengineering and nanomedicine from all over the world in order to offer the opportunity to discuss and network the developments. At the same time IBEC offers several training courses specifically devoted to PhD students and early postdocs, covering such topics as scientific writing, how to publish in high ranking journals, preparing a PhD thesis and presentation skills in English. IBEC also offers further courses to give the opportunity to learn new skills such as leadership, communication, time management, and language skills. The institute holds an annual symposium on a different scientific theme, as well as hosting and organizing several other project-based or general scientific meetings and workshops throughout the year.

IBEC is committed to the principles of the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers of the European Commission. Thus, there are no restrictions of citizenship or gender and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.


Insert previous message below for editing? 
You haven’t included a message. Providing a specific message means universities will take your enquiry more seriously and helps them provide the information you need.
Why not add a message here
* required field
Send a copy to me for my own records.
Email Sent
×
Share this page:

Cookie Policy    X