Postdocs La Caixa Junior Leader

Instituto de Física Teórica
August 21 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

In short: 3-year postdoctoral positions for researchers of all nationalities, who have resided in Spain less than 12 months over the past three years, to conduct a research project at the IFT Madrid (as accredited centre with the Severo Ochoa distinction of excellence). Salary is topped up with an additional budget for research expenses, adding up to a total of 100.000 euros per year.

The new postdoctoral fellowships programme, Junior Leader “la Caixa” , is aimed at hiring excellent researchers—of any nationality—who wish to continue their research career in Spanish territory on any discipline. Sponsored by Obra Social ”la Caixa”, the objectives of this programme are to foster high-quality, innovative research in Spain and to support the best scientific talents by providing them with an attractive, competitive environment in which to conduct excellent research.

“la Caixa” Junior Leader - 20 postdoctoral fellowships for researchers of all nationalities that must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the call deadline. They will be offered a three-year employment contract to conduct a research project at accredited centres with the Severo Ochoa or María de Maeztu distinction of excellence, including the IFT

By means of a complementary training programme, these fellowships are intended to consolidate research skills and to foster an independent scientific career as an option for the future.

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