Postdoctoral Fellowship “La Caixa” Foundation – UIC Barcelona
Postdoctoral Fellowship “La Caixa” Foundation - UIC Barcelona
The purpose of this call is to hire a postdoctoral researcher to promote the internationalisation of research at UIC Barcelona.
Potential candidates must:
Have earned a PhD degree in the ten years preceding the year of this call.
Certify at least a minimum of one year postdoctoral stay in one or several research centre outside of Spain.
Characteristics of the fellowship
The contract will be valid for two years from the date the researcher starts. The expected start date is 3 September 2018.
The Postdoctoral “La Caixa” Foundation researcher's gross annual salary will be €37,000.
The researcher will also have 6.500€ per year for expenses associated with the correct development of the research proposal. The expenses may include: consumables, travels, article reviews, congresses, etc.
Under no circumstances does this postdoctoral research contract imply a commitment by the University to subsequently hire the beneficiary as a permanent member of the University's staff.
Applications will be assessed according to the following criteria:
Candidate profile (60%)
Research proposal (30%)
Host research group (10%)
Application process Candidates must attached the following documents to the online google form:
A letter of support from the Principal Investigator of an SGR recognised by the Government of Catalonia. Each UIC Barcelona researcher can only write one recommendation letter.
Approval from UIC Barcelona Research Ethics Committee
A letter of recommendation
The deadline for submission is 20 May 2018.
Incompatibility The position of postdoctoral researcher will be incompatible with any other contractual or statutory agreements with public or private organisations that may detract from their exclusive dedication to research.
The candidates will be evaluated by an external committee of experts.
The post may remain vacant if the minimum requirements are not met.
All candidates will be notified of the decision relating to the call on 3 June 2018.
Acceptance of the fellowship
The deadline for accepting the fellowship is one month from the day after the publication of the selected researcher.
In case of accepting the fellowship, the candidate will be committed to make a mention for the fellowship received from “The Caixa” Foundation in materials, events, communication/dissemination activities and scientific articles.
Justification of fellowship
Following the end date of the fellowship, researchers are required to submit a final report on the project in accordance with the available standard model.
At the end of each year, the beneficiary will have to present a report of the project following the standard model available. A maximum period of 30 days is established for the presentation of this report to the electronic address firstname.lastname@example.org from the Vicerectorate for Research, Innovation and Knowledge Transfer (VRIT) of UIC Barcelona.