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We list below the open job offers at CIMNE. If there are no vacancies, matching with your profile in this moment, please go to Career opportunities section to discover fellowships and grants that you can apply junior academic stage and make an expression of interest.

ERC Starting Grant
  • Full name: ERC (European Research Council) Starting Grant
  • Description: The ERC's mission is to encourage the highest quality research in Europe through competitive funding and to support investigator-driven frontier research across all fields, based on scientific excellence.
    Are you a talented early-career scientist who has already produced excellent supervised work, is ready to work independently and shows potential to be a research leader? The ERC Starting Grant could be for you.
    These grants are for researchers with 2-7 years of experience since the completion of their PhD, a scientific track record showing great promise and an excellent research proposal.
  • Call for applications:Yearly calls for proposals covering all scientific fields (It is foreseen from July to October)
  • Project Grant: Up to € 1.5 million for a period of 5 years
  • Salary: Salary commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate and according to the institutional salary scales.
  • Funding body: European Commission
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Ramón y Cajal
  • Full name: Ayudas para contratos Ramon y Cajal (RyC)
  • Description: These grants are intended to promote the incorporation of research personnel, Spanish or foreign, with an outstanding career, in Spanish R&D centers, in order to acquire the skills and abilities that allow them to obtain a stable position in a research organization of the Spanish System of Science, Technology and Innovation.
  • Call for applications:  It is foreseen from January to February
  • Duration: 3 years + 2 years (in order to access to the 2 extra years R3 accreditation is mandatory)
  • Salary: from 33.300 €  to 39.900 €.
  • Complementary grant: 42.000 € will be granted, to cover expenses directly related to the   execution of their research activities. It includes support staff.
  • Funding body: Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación

* The data is indicative and may be subject to changes in future calls.