Postdoctoral Fellowship call: “la Caixa” Foundation Junior Leader Programme
The postdoctoral fellowships programme, Junior Leader “la Caixa” is aimed at hiring excellent researchers—of any nationality—who wish to continue their research career in Spain or Portugal. Sponsored by Obra Social ”la Caixa”, the objectives of this programme are to foster high-quality, innovative research and to support the best scientific talents by providing them with an attractive, competitive environment in which to conduct excellent research.
The Junior Leader programme is divided into two different frames:
- “la Caixa” 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 a centre accredited with a distinction of excellence, such as the “Severo Ochoa” (which CRAG holds). For Spanish institutions, candidates must have resided in Spain less than 12 months in the last three years.
- “la Caixa” Junior Leader – Retaining: 15 postdoctoral fellowships for researchers of all nationalities to carry out research at any university or research centre in Spain (including CRAG) or Portugal. For Spanish institutions, candidates must have resided in Spain more than 12 months in the last three years.
By means of a complementary training programme, these fellowships are intended to consolidate research skills and to foster an independent scientific career as an option for the future.
At CRAG we will be happy to host postdoctoral researchers from this program. You can check about CRAG research programs and groups at CRAG website. If you have any questions or if there are particular issues you would like to discuss regarding your potential postdoc project, you can also contact postdocprogramcragenomica.es
Read all the details about this call and apply at the
“la Caixa” Foundation Junior Leader Programme” website
The call is currently open and closes on 8 October 2019.