ORGANISATION NAMEAgency for Management of University and Research Grants (AGAUR)
FUNDING TYPEMobility Incoming
RESEARCH FIELDFormal sciencesHumanitiesNatural sciencesProfessions and applied sciencesSocial sciences
CAREER STAGERecognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)
Call for the awarding of a maximum of 60 grants, on a competitive basis, for the incorporation of postdoctoral research staff into the Catalan science and technology system within the Beatriu de Pinós programme (BP 2018).
Candidates must have obtained their doctorate between 1 January 2011 and 31 December 2016 (the date of the doctorate is regarded as the date of the defence and approval of the thesis).
The period for obtaining the doctorate can be from 1 January 2009 to 31 December 2016 if any of the following circumstances can be demonstrated as arising during said period:
- Have benefitted from a period of maternity or paternity leave.
- Have been responsible for children under six years of age, persons with a physical or mental disability or sensory impairment, or persons aged over sixty-five years of age who depend upon the beneficiary and who require special care.
- Have suffered a serious illness or an accident resulting in medical leave of more than six months.
- Be a researcher with recognised refugee status according to the 1951 Refugee Convention.
The amount of the grant for the hiring of research staff is 132,300.00 euros for the three year period. This sum includes the remuneration to be received by the research staff and employer’s social security contributions. The grants awarded shall be subject to the tax regulations applicable at the time of their award.
The amount of the complimentary grant is 12,000.00 euros.
The submission deadline for provisional applications from responsible researchers is until 4 March 2019 at 2 pm local time in Barcelona.
The time frame for institutions to confirm or decline submission of provisional applications is from 12 to 22 March 2019.
The Beatriu de Pinós 2018 Call is co-funded by the European Union through the Cofund program (contract number 801370) of the Marie Slodowska Curie actions under the framework programme Horizon 2020.