ICREA Senior Call 2017

Application Deadline: 10/03/2017
Ref: ICREA 2017

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The Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA) has opened 10 senior research positions for 2017 in the areas of Experimental Sciences & Mathematics and Engineering Sciences. IBEC encourage candidates to apply to this call and will support outstanding candidacies.

ICREA researchers are required to make substantial contributions to their own areas of research and to have a strong impact in the Catalan research system by becoming active members and leaders of the Catalan research community.


-A Ph.D. degree obtained preferably before 2013.
-At least four years of international exposure at pre-doctoral and/or post-doctoral level.
-Only very strong candidates with an outstanding research record and excellent leadership capabilities will be considered.

ICREA offers:

-Successful applicants will have a permanent contract with ICREA and will work at universities or research centres in Catalonia.
-Salaries will be in line with those at Catalan universities.

ICREA research professors will be subject to an evaluation of their research progress and general performance after a three-year period and subsequently every five years. The evaluations will be carried out by external evaluation committees that will assess scientific production as well as research activity.

Successful candidates are expected to join the host institution no later than September 2018.

Applications must be submitted electronically at ICREA via its website https://www.icrea.cat/en/calls before Tuesday, 21 March 2017. In order to apply, candidates need to have the support of the Catalan research institution where they will carry out their research activities.

Interested applicants to apply for an ICREA position at IBEC should send a letter of expression of interest and CV to gl.application@ibecbarcelona.eu  before 10/03/2017 (Reference: ICREA 2017). The selection committee formed by IBEC’s Director and the International Scientific Committee will evaluate all candidacies and decide which ones IBEC will support.

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