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MSCA-COFUND Athenea3i Research Postdoctoral Fellowship for International Researchers 2018/2019

Are you a researcher and are you looking for an excellent opportunity to research in a prestigious institution? Don’t miss the 2nd call for Athenea3i2018!!

Application Timeline:

  • Opening of the Application Process: 3rd September 2018
  • Deadline of the Application Process: 28th September 2018

Eligible Countries: International

To Be Taken At (Country): Universidad de Granada (UGR), Spain

About the Award: Athenea3i is a MSCA-COFUND Fellowship Programme for international talented researchers granted by Universidad de Granada (UGR) and European Commission.

Field of Research: Applicants can choose their research topic freely within all academic areas. They will be organized in:

  • Environmental Sciences and Chemistry (ENV-CHE)
  • Economic Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities (ECO-SOC)
  • Information Science and Engineering (ENG)
  • Life Sciences (LIFE)
  • Physics and Mathematics (PHY-MAT)

At least one fellowship per area will be funded.

Type: Fellowship (Academics), Research

Eligibility: Applicants for the fellowship, at the date of the call deadline, must meet the following requirements:

  • Nationality: the UGR welcomes researchers from any nationality.
  • Doctoral degree: it is mandatory to hold a Doctoral degree.
  • Doctoral degree elapsed period: no more than 7 years ago. We will consider an extension period to these 7 years in case of maternity leave (18 months per child), paternity leave or long-term illnesses (all these exceptions have to be properly certified).
  • Mobility rule: at the time of the relevant deadline for submission of proposals, the researcher must not have resided or carried out his/her main activity (work, studies, etc) in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the date of the call deadline. Compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays are not taken into account.

Selection Criteria: 

  • Scientific Excellence
  • Impact
  • Implementation

Number of Awards: 10

Value of Award: Each Fellowship includes € 4,000 for living allowance plus  a total of €1,500 for other expenses.

Duration of Programme: The duration of each fellowship will be 36 months to be executed at the UGR. During the fellowship, the fellows may do an optional:

  • Outgoing Phase in an international entity to be planned between the month 10th and the month 18th.
  • Secondment in an international entity to be planned during the last 18 months of the project. The candidates are encouraged to second their time in a large company or SME.

How to apply

Visit Programme Webpage for Details

Award Providers: Universidad de Granada (UGR) and European Commission.

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