For the 2021-2022 academic year, IRB Barcelona is offering up to 20 PhD fellowships for young scientists from the national and international community who wish to undertake a doctoral degree in biomedicine. We encourage applications from highly motivated graduates with outstanding qualifications in biology, biochemistry, physics, pharmacology, computational biology or related fields. Successful candidates will join research groups headed by top-level scientists and will carry out their research in cutting-edge fields of biomedicine in a stimulating environment.
The following will be offered in this call:
Check out IRB Barcelona groups participating in this frame:
Applicants should complete and submit the online form. More information regarding the application can be found in the “Useful Information” tab.
Those applying for more than one fellowship need only submit a single application, which will be considered by the different calls.
Applicants will be asked to upload the following documents: *Please note that all the documents provided should be in PDF format.
Students will be required to provide a brief summary of work experience and to request letters of recommendation from two scientists who are familiar with their academic work and who can judge their potential as a PhD student. Candidates are responsible for ensuring that referees submit these letters. Applications not supported by these letters will not be eligible.
Please indicate the Research Node(s) to which you wish to apply (up to 3).
More information on the research activities of each group can be found on the IRB Barcelona webpage.
Applicants should submit information in English (CV, motivation letter, summary of work experience). If the certified academic records are not in Catalan, Spanish or English applicants should also attach a translation in one of the above mentioned languages.
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Students are selected from a pool of highly qualified international applicants on the basis of academic and technical excellence.
Applications will be reviewed by a selection committee consisting of IRB Barcelona group leaders and members of the IRB Barcelona PhD Advisory Committee. Short-listed candidates will receive invitations to visit IRB Barcelona for interviews during April 2020. Travel expenses will be reimbursed and accommodation will be provided. Offers of admission will be made to the successful candidates shortly after the interview period. Students should expect to take up their positions at IRB Barcelona from September 2021.
Applicants who have not been successful but who have received a positive evaluation will be put on a waiting list to cover possible renunciations and future positions.
Call opening: 27 Novembrer 2020
Deadline for candidacies: 29 January 2021
Deadline for referees: 2 February 2021
Eligibility check: 5 February 2021
Remote avaluation: 26 February 2021
Interviews at IRB: 19-20-21 April 2021
Notification to candidates: 30 April 2021
Start date of fellowships: from September 2021