ICMAB PhD Programme Severo Ochoa fellowships 2018-2019
Within the Severo Ochoa programme, 4 PhD fellowships are offered by the ICMAB-CSIC for the academic year 2018-2019. Check out the available projects and apply now!
Deadline for application: October 11, 2018.
AboutICMAB-CSIC is an internationally renowned public research institute in Advanced Functional Materials integrated in the National Research Council of Spain (CSIC). The mission of ICMAB is to generate new knowledge in Materials Science through excellent scientific research useful for society and industry.
ICMAB has 60 permanent and 90 non-permanent scientists and more than 220 people divided in eight Research Groups. The center has outstanding international competitiveness, with a large number of high impact articles and citations and European research projects participation (9 ERC grants at present), with the strongest international leadership position in the specific domains of Functional molecular, supramolecular and oxide materials. The center has been awarded with the label of Center of Excellence “Severo Ochoa” by the Spanish Ministry in 2016.
The Strategic Research Program includes five mission-oriented Research Lines to face three social grand-challenges: clean and secure energy, smart and sustainable electronics and smart nanomedicine. The strategic Research Lines are:
1/ Energy storage and conversion
2/ Superconductors for power applicaations
3/ Oxide electronics
4/ Molecular electronics
5/ Multifunctional nanostructured biomaterials
The ICMAB - CSIC is one of the top research institutions named as a Severo Ochoa Research Centre by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO) in charge of research and innovation policy in Spain, which recognizes excellence at the highest international level in terms of research, training, human resources, outreach and technology transfer. The Severo Ochoa award provides 4 M€ over 2016-2019 to implement ICMAB’s Research and Human Resources Programmes.
Eligibility-Candidates should be ready to enter an official doctoral programme in September 2018 (under Spanish Law). By this time, they must have obtained a university degree and a master degree; or must hold an official university qualification from a country of the European Higher Education Area with a minimum of 300 ECTS of official university studies, of which at least 60 are at masters’ level.
- Candidates must have a strong commitment to scientific research and an excellent academic record.
- Candidates must have good working knowledge of English..
PhD Research Topics and Projects
From 18th September 2018 until 11th October 2018, an online application form will be available through the ICMAB webpage.
You will be required to provide the following information in your application:- Personal data and CV
- Covering letter, including motivation for applying
- A copy of your Certified Academic Record, showing grades obtained (degree and masters). If these are not in Catalan, Spanish or English, applicants should attach an official translation in one of these languages
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