Open Position FI predoctoral fellowships 2022

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The FI 2022 predoctoral fellowships are now open

The Institut de Física d’Altes Energies (IFAE) in Barcelona encourages applications to pursue PhD studies in the research lines of the centre.

About IFAE:

IFAE is a worldwide-recognized centre for fundamental research in physics. Thanks to this, the group enjoys a stimulating and cooperative research environment provided by the presence of other strong research groups working on particle physics, astrophysics and cosmology. General information about IFAE is available at http://www.ifae.es.

In order to submit an application, it is mandatory to contact the IP of the research line of your interest to get his support as a tutor of your application.

The submission deadline is 20th October, more info here

For administrative information please contact: Marta Balza (mbalza@ifae.es).

IFAE is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We welcome candidates from all qualified candidates. Women are particularly encouraged to send their candidacies.

Requirements for candidates:

a) Be eligible to access the doctoral program between January 1, 2019 and the date of submission of the application. People who have passed the requirements to access the doctoral since 1st Jan of 2016 may also participate in the call if, between the 1st Jan of 2016 and December 31, 2018, they have been in one of the following situations, after having passed the studies to access the doctoral program:

  • They have spent a period of maternity leave.
  • They have treated minors or people with legally recognized physical, mental or sensory disabilities who depend on the beneficiary and require special dedication.
  • They have suffered a serious illness or accident that required major surgery or treatment in a hospital center and caused temporary incapacity for the person’s usual occupation or activity for a continuous period of at least 6 months. Minor surgery and outpatient surgery treatments and rehabilitation treatments performed outside the hospital system are excluded.

b) At the time of submitting the application, candidates must not have been successful in previous calls for the recruitment of research personnel under the FI and FI-SDUR programs. They can also have a credit of more than 12 months of duration in another contract of predoctoral research personnel in training within the framework of the Science of Technology and Innovation Act.

c) At the time of starting the contract object of the contract, the candidates must be enrolled in the doctoral program of the 2021-22 academic year.

d) Not be in possession of a doctoral degree.

e) Have a minimum grade of 6.50 or higher (scale from 0 to 10) for undergraduate studies or the equivalent degree.

In the case of studies taken abroad, this minimum average grade of the academic transcript must be calculated in accordance with the statement of equivalences of the average grade of the academic transcript provided by the resolutions in force of the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities Education (http://www.educacionyfp.gob.es/servicios-al-ciudadano/catalogo/general/20/203615/ficha.html). The results of these calculations must also be applied during the prioritization and selection process.