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INTREPiD is a new International Fellowship Programme for talented young researchers in Life Sciences supported by the Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG) and H2020 Marie Curie Actions– People 2016 COFUND Programme. The Programme aims at enabling outstanding junior scientists of all nationalities to develop a competitive research project in life sciences at CRG, thus promoting the transnational mobility and career perspectives of young scientists in Europe.

Eligibility criteria

  • Candidates can be of any nationality, but must undertake trans-national mobility, which means that candidates must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the call deadline. Furthermore, applicants working at CRG for more than 3 months before the deadline will not be considered.
  • Candidates must have a PhD degree from a recognized university, plan to obtain a PhD degree by the time of employment, or have at least four (4) years of full-time equivalent research experience. Candidates who already hold a PhD degree at the time of application are eligible to apply only if they passed their PhD exam (or equivalent) in the four years prior to the call deadline. Exceptions up to 3 years for maternity/paternity leaves and other documented career breaks will be considered.
  • Candidates must have at least one publication as first author (either in press or published) at the time of the deadline
  • Candidates must provide two letters of reference

Fellows will benefit from an exciting international scientific environment and an integrated training programme, including access to state of the art infrastructure , lectures and seminars, specialised scientific and technological courses, complementary skills training and career development activities, postdoctoral symposia and retreats, as well as social activities.

Research Areas

Successful candidates will join research groups with top-level scientists and will carry out their research in the following areas of biomedicine:

Call Calendar

Call opening June 29, 2018
Call deadline October 12, 2018
Pre-selection of candidates October  15 – 22, 2018
Submission of proposals by pre-selected candidates October 23, 2018 – November 4, 2018
Evaluation of projects November 5 –  19, 2018
Oral interviews December 17-18, 2018
Notification to candidates January 11, 2019
Start date of fellowships February – April, 2019

How to apply

Applications for the INTREPiD programme are accepted exclusively online through our online application system. The application deadline is October 12, 2018, at 5:00pm (local time).

Apply HERE

For more information, visit the official website of the INTREPiD Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme