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Post-doc fellowships in Computer Sciences, in Barcelona - STARS: SupercompuTing And Related applicationS Fellows Programme

Deadline: 30 September 2019

STARS: SupercompuTing And Related applicationS Fellows Programme

STARS programme aims at fostering the training of highly skilled post-doc in all fields of High Performance Computing (HPC) and related applications. This initiative is part of COFUND call of the Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions within the Horizon 2020 Programme.

The programme will award 20 outstanding post-doctorate researchers of all nationalities with 24-month INCOMING fellowships, providing them with all necessary tools for developing their potentials, deepening their skills and knowledge in a stimulating, international and interdisciplinary environment, and offering them intersectorial short secondments (1-3 months) with private industry or non-academic research centres (such as Lenovo, CISCO, AstraZeneca, IBERDROLA, EU JRC, AEMET, IRB and CRG) in order to boost their career perspectives as successful independent researchers. Short secondments periods under the premises of these partner institutions will take place within the STARS programme. Fellows will also be strongly encouraged to participate at least once a year in an international event in their domain of research.

This call will award up to 12 fellowships.

Research areas include HPC and related applications, specifically in Earth Science and Meteorology, in Life Sciences, Genomics and Personalised Medicine and in Computational Engineering and Physics and Computational Social Sciences.

Benefits include annual living and mobility allowances (35,000€ gross salary) + Annual Family allowance Researchers (1,500€ gross salary), as well as an annual budget for Travel and Research & Training activities (5,400€).

Candidates may not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the call deadline. Time spent as part of a procedure for obtaining refugee status under the Geneva Convention, compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays are not taken into account.

Candidates must at the date of the call deadline be in possession of a doctoral degree or have at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience. Full-Time Equivalent Research Experience is measured from the date when a researcher obtained the degree entitling him or her to embark on a doctorate, either in the country in which the degree was obtained or in the country in which the researcher is recruited, even if a doctorate was never started or envisaged.

Candidates must not have been awarded a PhD degree for more than 6 years prior to the call deadline or may not have more than 10 years of research experience prior to the call deadline. Exceptions are made for documented periods of parental leave and sick leave. Women may claim up to 12 months for child, for a maximum of 3 years.

This programme is coordinated by Barcelona Supercomputing Centre (BSC).

Deadline: 30 September 2019

(Euraxess América Latina y el Caribe)

[Boletín SIUN 446, 18/19 de julio de 2019]

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