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Contratos Postdoctorales Junior Leader de La Caixa


POSTDOCTORAL JUNIOR LEADER FELLOWSHIPS PROGRAMME

CAIXA FELLOWSHIPS

The 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 or Portuguese territory. . 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.

The Junior Leader programme is divided into two different frames:

la Caixa” Junior Leader – Incoming: 22 postdoctoral fellowships for researchers of all nationalities. 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, Institutos de Investigación Sanitaria Carlos IIII and units evaluated as excellent and exceptional by the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia of Portugal. For Spanish institutions, candidates must have resided in Spain less than 12 months in the last three years while for Portuguese institutions, candidates must have resided in Portugal less than 12 months in the last three years.

TIMELINE:

No project or supplementary documentation may be submitted after the deadlines established in the Application for Fellowship Rules.

12 July 2018
Starting date for the submission of applications.

26 September 2018
Deadline for applications.

20 December 2018
Announcement of shortlisted candidates.

From 11 to 13 February 2019
Selection interviews in Barcelona.

26 February 2019
Publication of results of the selection process.

la Caixa” Junior Leader – Retaining: 11 postdoctoral fellowships for researchers of all nationalities to carry out research at any university or research centre in Spain or Portugal. For Spanish institutions, candidates must have resided in Spain more than 12 months in the last three years while for Portuguese institutions, candidates must have resided in Portugal more than 12 months in the last three years.

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.

TIMELINE:

No project or supplementary documentation may be submitted after the deadlines established in the Application for Fellowship Rules.

12 July 2018
Starting date for the submission of applications.

26 September 2018 
Deadline for applications.

20 December 2018
Announcement of shortlisted candidates.

4 February 2019 
Selection interviews in Barcelona.

26 February 2019 
Publication of results of the selection process.

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