Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) Postdoctoral Fellowships In Spain, 2016

Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) Postdoctoral Fellowships In Spain, 2016

The Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) is inviting applications from postdoctoral candidates to apply for the 2016 Bioengineering Excellence Scientific Training (BEST) Programme. Candidates of all nationalities are eligible to apply for these fellowships.

Bioengineering Excellence Scientific Training (BEST) Programme aims to attract experienced international researchers in the areas of Nanomedicine, Cell Engineering and ICT for Health, the three research flagships at IBEC.

IBEC is a research centre whose purpose is to carry out interdisciplinary research at the highest international quality level which, by creating knowledge, helps to improve health and quality of life and generate wealth.

Candidates must have an excellent command of the English language.

Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing the postdoctoral programme.

Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded in the areas of Nanomedicine, Cell Engineering and ICT for Health, the three research flagships at IBEC.

Scholarship Award: Fellowship awards:

  • 2-year labour contract for the performance of a research project.
  • 572 € yearly gross salary with full security coverage, which includes health and accident insurance, pension and unemployment benefits.
  • Annual Family allowance: 1.817 € for the fellow with family obligations.
  • Yearly 23 working days of paid holidays and 9 leave days for personal matters.

Scholarship can be taken in Spain (Barcelona)

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for these fellowships:

  • Candidates must have been awarded a PhD degree prior to starting date at IBEC from February, 1st2017 to April, 30th
  • Candidates are eligible for a period of 5 years following the award of the PhD degree at the time of recruitment. This limit will be extended in situations of documented career breaks such as maternity/paternity leave (up to 12 months per child), sick leave, forced displacement due to armed conflicts and military service for the necessary duration.
  • Candidates of all nationalities are eligible. However, if they have resided or worked in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years prior to recruitment, they are not eligible. Please note that for refugees under the Geneva Convention, the refugee procedure (i.e. before refugee status is conferred) will not be counted as ‘period of residence/activity’ in Spain.
  • Candidates must be the first author on at least one peer-reviewed publication.
  • Candidates must have an excellent command of the English language.

Nationality: Candidates of all nationalities are eligible to apply for these fellowships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Candidates must have been awarded a PhD degree prior to starting date at IBEC from February, 1st 2017 to April, 30th 2017.

English language Requirements: Candidates must have an excellent command of the English language.

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Fellowship application deadline is 11-September-2016.

Scholarship Link

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