14/01/2020

Spain: 20 Post-doc fellowship positions available at Ikerbasque - the Basque Foundation for Science


ORGANISATION/COMPANY: Ikerbasque - Basque Foundation for Science

LOCATION: Spain › Bilbao

RESEARCHER PROFILE: First Stage Researcher (R1), Recognised Researcher (R2), Established Researcher (R3), Leading Researcher (R4)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 24/03/2020 23:59 - Europe/Brussel

TYPE OF CONTRACT: Temporary

JOB STATUS: Full-time

HOURS PER WEEK: 40

OFFER STARTING DATE: 01/09/2020

EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME: FP7 / People-Marie Curie Actions COFUND

Ikerbasque - the Basque Foundation for Science, has launched a new call offering 20 positions for postdoctoral researchers. These positions are financed by the Basque Government, the European Commission and the host institution where the researcher will develop his/her research.

These five year Fellowships are directed to promising young researchers; they are intended to offer a track towards a PI role and independent research. The selected Fellows should be able to acquire the necessary skills for a research leader role. Ikerbasque is committed to offer a long-term career to the research community: Fellows in their 5th year can be assessed for a permanent position.

Applications from women are especially welcomed. The eligibility period will be extended under special circumstances such as maternity. -> Promising young researchers with a solid research track and international experience.

-> The applicants must have their PhD completed between 1 January 2009 and 31 December 2017. This eligibility period might be extended under special circumstances such as maternity (18 months for each child) or long-term illness (documented amount of leave actually taken).

-> Researchers with a permanent position in the Basque Country are not eligible under this call.

-> Ikerbasque is committed to improve the gender balance equality in science. Therefore, it is intended that at least 40% of the positions will be awarded to female researchers.

-> This call is cofinanced by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Cofund Programme of the European Commission; up to 75% of the positions will be awarded to candidates who meet the Marie Curie international mobility criteria, meaning the applicant has not lived, worked or studied in Spain for more than 12 months in the three years immediately prior to the deadline of this call.

In case you need any further information, have a look at https://www.ikerbasque.net/en/calls/research-fellows-2020 or send an e-mail to ikerbasque@ikerbasque.net