DOC-FAM: 11 PhD positions; H2020-MSCA-COFUND

Study in:Spain
Deadline: 30 November 2017

DOC-FAM: 11 PhD positions; H2020-MSCA-COFUND: DOC-FAM is an excellence DOCtoral training programme in Functional Advanced Materials awarded to the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) in the H2020-MSCA-COFUND-2016 Call and coordinated through the Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB) in collaboration with several partner research Institutions from the area, four of them contributing to the co-funding of the programme. There will be 2 calls in 2 years. This is 1st Call (2017) and 11 ESR doctoral fellowships are offered.

Duration: 36 months each.


  • There are NO restrictions on nationality, age and gender.
  • Applicant must not have stayed or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the call deadline.
  • Applicant (ESR) must be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of their research careers and have not been awarded a doctoral degree.
  • Applicant must hold a degree with a minimum of 300 ECTS credits in university studies of which at least 60 must be at Master’s level, OR applicant must hold of a qualification obtained in accordance with foreign educational systems without the need for official recognition, having previously confirmed with the university that this qualification accredits a level of training equivalent to the official Spanish university Master’s degree and that it would serve as a means of access to a PhD in the country in which it was awarded.
  • Applicant must possess good proficiency in English (minimum CEFR B2, Cambridge English First (FCE), PTE Level 3, IELTS 5-6.5 or TOEFL > 72)

Fellowship value:

  • living and mobility allowances
  • Living allowance: 28,800€/year
  • Mobility allowance: 4,800€/year
  • TOTAL gross salary: 33,600€/year

Participating institutes:

  • Catalan Institute of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology (ICN2)
  • Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC)
  • Barcelona Microelectronics Institute of the National Microelectronics Centre (IMB-CNM-CSIC)
  • ALBA Synchrotron (ALBA-CELLS)

How to apply:

—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC)
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country Spain
Subject areas Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, Biosciences, Material Sciences, Electronic Engineering
Fellowship amount 33,600€/year
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline Ist Call: 30 November 2017IInd Call: 30 November 2018

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