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Marie Curie PhD Fellowships for the MTG

Marie Curie PhD Fellowships for the MTG

07.11.2016

Our Department is a hosting institution within the INPhINIT “la Caixa” Fellowships Programme (57 grants), and there are 4 proposals supervised by MTG researchers (see details below).

Conditions

  • 3-year contract
  • €34,800 gross annual salary + €3,564 annual additional funding
  • Award of €7,500 for the PhD fellow in case he/she presented the thesis within a period of 3.5 years
  • Additional training in transversal skills: technology transfer, entrepreneurship, professional development.
  • Research stays in academia and industry.
  • Participation in networking and outreach activities.
  • Deadline for incorporation of candidates: September/October 2017..

Requirements

Fellowship eligibility:

  • Be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of their research careers and not yet have been awarded a doctoral degree.
  • 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 recruitment date. Short stays such as holidays will not be taken into account.
  • Have a demonstrable level of English (B2 or higher).

PhD program admission:

  • Accredited undergraduate degree (Bachelor degree or recognised equivalent degree from an accredited Higher Education Institution).
  • Accredited graduate/master's degree (equivalent to a Spanish Master Universitario/Oficial, Master's of Research.... ) which enables them to access a Phd programme in their home country.
  • Total of 300 ECTS credits, 60 of those have to correspond to an official graduate, research oriented, master's programme.

Selection criteria

Preselection:

  • Academic records and CV (50%).
  • Motivation and goals declaration (30%): originality, innovation, impact and link with the selected Research Centre.
  • Recommendation letters (20%).

Interview:

  • Potential (40%), motivation and impact (20%), CV (30%).

Important dates

  • Website open for applications: November 7th, 2016.
  • Application deadline: February 2nd, 2017.

How to apply
Applications are managed through the program website, More information about the procedure: www.inphinitlacaixa.org

For additional information on the proposed topics please contact the PI!

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