07/05/2020
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

MSCA IF 2020. Data-driven materials discovery

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  • OFFER DEADLINE
    15/06/2020 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
  • LOCATION
    Spain, Getafe - Madrid
  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Fundación IMDEA Materiales
  • DEPARTMENT
    Data-driven Materials Discovery group

IMDEA Materials Institute is looking for post-doctoral researchers willing to apply for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowships (IF), call 2020. IMDEA Materials Institute has a long track record hosting MSCA fellows and has obtained outstanding success rates in recent calls of MSCA IF.

Interested candidates (if successful) will join the Data-driven Materials Discovery group led by Dr. Maciej Haranczyk. The group focuses on development and applications of algorithms and software tools for the atomistic scale design of advanced functional materials of various families including various classes of nanoporous materials, ionic liquids and others. The candidate will gain experience in building multidisciplinary approaches and complex workflows that combine aspects of molecular simulations, material informatics and machine learning, and apply them in the context of design of next generation materials for storage, separations and other energy-related technologies.

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST:

Interested candidates please send your resume and a brief outline of the proposed research project (maximum 2 pages) via email to Dr. Maciej Haranczyk (maciej.haranczyk@imdea.org) before June 15th 2020.

DESCRIPTION OF THE MSCA IF:

The purpose of the MSCA Individual Fellowships (MSCA IF) is to support the mobility of researchers and help attract promising foreign researchers to work in Europe. The grant typically covers two years' salary, research costs and overheads for the host institution.

The mobility rules require that the researcher has not resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of their host organization (Spain, in the case of IMDEA Materials Institute) for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the call deadline (September 9th September 2020 for call 2020). Exceptions to this apply under the career restart and reintegration panels.

The scheme particularly supports the return and (re)integration of European researchers from outside Europe and those who have previously worked here, as well as researchers displaced by conflict outside the EU and Horizon 2020 Associated Countries. It also promotes the career restart of individual researchers who show great potential.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT MSCA IF CALL 2020 AND ELIGIBILITY:

https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/portal/screen/opportunities/topic-details/msca-if-2020

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