News: The INPhINIT, “la Caixa” Doctoral Fellowship 2019 Programme is open for applications
The doctoral fellowship programme INPhINIT “la Caixa” is devoted to attracting talented Early-Stage Researchers—of any nationality—who wish to pursue doctoral studies in Spanish or Portuguese territory.
This programme is divided into two different frames:
- Doctorate INPhINITIncoming: 35 PhD fellowships for researchers willing to carry out their PhD project in research centres accredited with the Spanish Seal of Excellence Severo Ochoa –including CRAG–, María de Maeztu or Health Institute Carlos III and Portuguese units accredited as “excellent” or “exceptional” according to the evaluation of the Fundação de Ciência e Tecnologia.
CRAG offers 10 PhD research projects for developing a PhD under the INPhINIT “la Caixa” INCOMING Doctoral Fellowship Programme. These projects fall into different disciplines such as Plant and Animal biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Genomics and Proteomics or Bioinformatics.You can check them in this link and at https://hosts.lacaixafellowships.org/finder
For the Incoming modality candidates must have resided or carried out their main activity in Spain for less than 12 months in the last 3 years.
- Doctorate INPhINIT Retaining: 30 PhD fellowships for researchers willing to carry out their PhD project in any university or research center, including CRAG, in Spain or Portugal.
Candidates must have resided or carried out their main activity in Spain for more than 12 months in the last 3 years.
The doctoral INPhINIT fellowships offer a highly competitive salary and complementary opportunities for training on transferrable skills (through the collaboration of leading entities such as Vitae and Oxentia), temporary stays in industry, incentives upon completion of the thesis, among other elements that make these fellowships some of the most attractive and complete in Europe.
Doctoral INPhINIT fellows enjoy a 3-year contract under the Spanish or Portuguese labour legislation in force, respecting health and safety, and social security provisions in a stimulating research training environment, with access to appropriate equipment, facilities and opportunities. Furthermore, the INPhINIT fellows at CRAG will also enjoy the CRAG PhD program https://www.cragenomica.es/crag-phd-program
Deadline for submitting applications:
6 February 2019 (Incoming modality)
27 February 2019 (Retaining modality)
All the information about the INPhINIT, “la Caixa” Doctoral Fellowship 2019 Programme can be found at the Programme website, through which you will also be able to apply: https://obrasociallacaixa.org/en/investigacion-y-becas/programa-de-becas-de-posgrado/inphinit/programme-description