The Institute of Theoretical Physics IFT UAM-CSIC participates in the international "la Caixa" Junior Leader program, which finances several 3-year postdocs with additional research budget. This is a highly competitive program within the framework of EU MSCA Cofund actions.
The Postdoctoral Junior Leader fellowships programme is aimed at hiring excellent researchers, of any nationality, who wish to continue their research career in Spain or Portugal. The objectives of this programme are to foster high-quality, innovative research in Spain and Portugal and to support the best scientific talent by providing them with an attractive, competitive environment in which to conduct excellent research.
The Postdoctoral Junior Leader fellowships programme is divided into two different frames:
- Postdoctoral Junior Leader – Incoming: 30 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 excellence award, Institutos de Investigación Sanitaria Carlos IIII and units evaluated as excellent 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.
- Postdoctoral Junior Leader – Retaining: 15 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.
Candidates interested in applying for these fellowships to join the IFT may please contact us at [Log in to view email] .
La Caixa Foundation and IFT are equal opportunity institutions. Applications to this program by female scientists are particularly encouraged.
Contact: Garcia Perez, Margarita ([Log in to view email])
Deadline: October 8, 2019
More Information: https://www.ift.uam-csic.es/en/news/postdocs-ift-within-la-caixa-junior-leader-program-1