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Grants for the incorporation of postdoctoral research staff into the Catalan science and technology system, within the Beatriu de Pinós programme (BP 2016)

20806 - Ajuts per a la incorporació de personal investigador postdoctoral al sistema català de ciència i tecnologia dins del programa Beatriu de Pinós (BP 2016) Departament d'Empresa i Coneixement agaur

The purpose of the Beatriu de Pinós programme is to award 60 individual grants for the hiring and incorporation of postdoctoral research staff into the Catalan science and technology system.

All universities, research centres and hospital foundations located in Catalonia can benefit from this grant. Technology centres, technological activity support centres and technology dissemination centres are all excluded from this call.

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Contact: Dolors Grillo (dolors.grillo@gencat.cat) Telephone:

Submission period: from 18th October to 1st December (closed)



Candidates must meet the following requirements:

a) They must have obtained their doctorate between 1 January 2009 and 31 December 2014 (the period for obtaining the doctorate can be from 1 January 2007 to 31 December 2014 if any of the following circumstances can be demonstrated as arising during said period: have benefitted from a period of maternity or paternity leave; have been responsible for children under six, persons with a physical or mental disability or sensory impairment, or persons aged over sixty-five who depend upon the beneficiary and who require special care; have suffered a serious illness or an accident resulting in medical leave of more than six months).

b) Have, at the time of joining the recipient organisation, a minimum of 2 years’ postdoctoral experience outside of Spain. This postdoctoral experience may, irrespective of the type of link, have occurred in different institutions, provided that the total postdoctoral stay/visit is of at least two years.

c) They must not have resided or worked in Spain for more than 12 months in the three years prior to date of submission of the application.

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Last update 25.08.2017