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.
”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.
Other particular requirements are:
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.