INPhINIT. “La Caixa” Doctoral Fellowship Programme


BC3, the Basque Centre for Climate Change, as Maria de Maeztu Unit, is a host organization of INPhINIT and offers up to 6 research projects to be carried out in a multidisciplinary and international research team. The doctoral fellowship programme INPhINIT ”la Caixa” is devoted to attracting talented Early-Stage Researchers—of any nationality—who wish to pursue doctoral studies in Spanish or Portuguese territory. Sponsored by ”la Caixa” Foundation, it is aimed at supporting the best scientific talent and fostering innovative and high-quality research in Spain and Portugal by recruiting outstanding international students and offering them an attractive and competitive environment for conducting research of excellence.

 

This programme is divided into two different frames:

  • Doctorate INPhINIT Incoming: 35 PhD fellowships for researchers willing to carry out their PhD project in research centres accredited with the Spanish Seal of Excellence Severo Ochoa, María de Maeztu or Health Institute Carlos III and Portuguese units accredited as “excellent” according to the evaluation of the Fundação de Ciência e Tecnologia.This frame is addressed exclusively to STEM disciplines: life sciences and health, experimental sciences, physics, chemistry and mathematics.For doing their research in Spanish institutions, candidates must have resided or carried out their main activity in Spain for less than 12 months in the last 3 years while for Portuguese institutions, candidates must have resided in Portugal for less than 12 months in the last 3 years.
  • Doctorate INPhINIT Retaining: 30 PhD fellowships for researchers willing to carry out their PhD project in any research domain and any university or research center in Spain or Portugal.Candidates must have resided or carried out their main activity in the same country, either Spain, or Portugal, more than 12 months in the last 3 years.

The INPhINIT program is open to Early-Stage Researchers (ESR) of all nationalities. In order to be eligible, candidates must meet some requirements specified in the call.

For more details of the grant, applications and selection criteria process, and other general questions, please visit the INPhINIT program website.

 

 

 

What do we offer: 6 PhD research projects

  • Dynamics of change in urban water systems
  • The limits of infrastructure provision for urban resilience to climate change
  • “One Health” approach for evaluating urban green infrastructures
  • Ecosystem services researcher/ Data scientist
  • Urban rewilding and wellbeing
  • Uncertainty analysis and characterization for collective decision making in water management

 

Term of contract

The position will be for a period of 3 years

Location

Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3), Biscay (Spain).

Salary

The doctoral INPhINIT fellowships offer a highly competitive salary and complementary opportunities for training on transferrable skills (in annual training sessions), temporary stays in industry, incentives upon completion of the thesis, among other elements that make these fellowships some of the most attractive and complete in Europe.

More information

Further information on each research project can be found at the INPhINIT website. For any questions on the research projects, please, feel free to contact our group leaders.

Deadline

4th February 2020

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Financiado por el Ministerio de Ciencia Innovación y Universidades y la Agencia Estatal de Investigación,
a través de la Convocatoria: Maria de Maeztu 2017 (BOE 21/10/2017) siendo la referencia de nuestro expediente: MDM-2017-0714

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