Postdoctoral Junior Leader Fellowships Retaining. Call 2021

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15 postdoctoral fellowships for researchers of all nationalities to carry out research at any university or research centre in Spain and Portugal.
  • TIMELINE

    No project or supplementary documentation may be submitted after the deadlines established in the Application for Fellowship Rules.

    9 July 2020
    Starting date for the submission of applications.

    7 October 2020
    Deadline for applications.

    27 January 2021
    Announcement of shortlisted candidates.

    24 and 25 February 2021
    Selection interviews in Barcelona.

    24 March 2021
    Publication of results of the selection process.

  • CALL FOR APPLICATIONS REQUIREMENTS

    Researchers of any nationality are eligible for the Postdoctoral Junior Leader - Retaining. The fellows may carry out their research project at any Spanish or Portuguese university or research centre.

    In order to get accepted, candidates must meet the following requirements:

    • Experience: They should have earned their doctoral degree two to seven years prior to the deadline of the call for applications. The date of the doctoral thesis defence will be understood as the date when the doctoral degree was earned.
      In the cases of interruption of the research activity between the date of obtaining the doctoral degree and the call deadline, the candidate may request an extension of the period in which the doctoral degree must have been obtained

    • Geographic mobility: For candidates applying to Spanish centers or universities: Candidates must have resided or have carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Spain for more than twelve months in the three years immediately prior to the closing date of the call. Short stays, such as holidays, will not be taken into account.

      For candidates applying to Portuguese universities or centers: Candidates must have resided or have carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Portugal for more than twelve months in the three years immediately preceding the closing date of the call. Short stays, such as holidays, will not be taken into account.

      Special mobility condition could apply for the in the cases of interruption of the research activity or researchers who have spent time in the procedure for obtaining the refugee status under the Geneva.

    • Complete applications: Only candidates whose applications meet all the requirements of the call may be accepted.

  • APPLICATION PROCEDURE

    If you are interested in applying for a Postdoctoral Junior Leader fellowship, please click on the button that you will find below to create your personal account and fill in the online application form.

    The call for applications opens on the date it is published and closes on 7th October 2020 at 2 p.m. (Spain time).

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