Postdoctoral fellowships PROBIST (H2020 MSCA-COFUND action)

September 04 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

PROBIST is a post-doctoral fellowship Program lead by the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology. The fellowships will be implemented in top research centres in the Barcelona and Tarragona area (Spain).

The participating centres are:

PROBIST applicants will have complete research freedom. Applicants may subscribe to one or several generic research topics published with the calls. Once pre-selected they may design their research project proposal with a research group of their choice in the participating BIST centres.

The topics for the first call are:

C1-01 Invention of new synthetic methods based on the catalytic use of electrophilic metal complexes of gold and other transition metals

C1-02 Organic photovoltaic devices and application of quantum dots

C1-03 Photomagnetic materials and bioinorganic models for energy applications

C1-04 Green approaches to catalysis for fine chemicals

C1-05 Atomistic simulation addressed to develop more rationalized heterogeneous catalysts

C1-06 Molecular artificial photosynthesis and the generation of solar fuels

C1-07 Visualizing interfacial fields in oxide interfaces by transmission electron microscopy

C1-08 Atomic Resolution Electron Microscopy: Analysis, 3D Atomic Modelling and Simulation of Energy Nanomaterials

C1-10 First Principles Theory and Simulations in Nanoscience

C1-11 Polymer-composites based on Graphene and related materials

C1-12 Physics and Engineering of Nanodevices

C1-13 Genome Data Science

C1-14 Glycogen accumulation and neurodegeneration

C1-15 Characterisation of Adult Progenitor Cells in Drosophila

C1-16 Chemical modifications of Nucleic Acids and human physiology

C1-18 Structural characterization of Macromolecular assemblies and research on asymmetric synthesis

C1-19 Cellular Plasticity and Disease

C1-20 Molecular modelling and Bioinformatics

C1-21 Asymmetric synthesis using chiral ligands

C1-22 Microtubules, genomic stability and disease

C1-23 2D Materials & paper-based nanobiosensors for diagnostics applications

C1-24 Observational Cosmology

C1-25 Gamma Ray Astrophysics

C1-26 Epigenetic regulation of chromatin functions

C1-27 Theory Group: Standard Model physics

C1-28 Neutrino oscillation experiment

C1-29 Molecular Biophysics / Asymmetric Synthesis

C1-30 Translational control of cell cycle and differentiation / Structural Bioinformatics and Network Biology


C1-32 Biomedical Optics & Biophysics

C1-33 Optical Sensing, Optoelectronics & Photovoltaics

C1-34 Nonlinear Optics, Ultrafast Optics & Attoscience

C1-35 NanoPhotonics & NanoMechanics

C1-36 Experimental Quantum Optics & Quantum Information

C1-37 Theoretical Nanophotonics, Quantum Optics & Quantum Information

Successful candidates will be hosted by the selected research group. They will have full access to facilities, seminars and training programmes of the BIST centres. Networking activities shall facilitate inter-centre and inter-disciplinary exchange and collaborations. PROBIST will offer fellows the opportunity to opt for secondments from a pool of international institutions with which BIST centres have institutional agreements or collaborations.


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