23/06/2020

EMERGIA Fellowships - IMIBIC call for Expressions of Interest

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  • OFFER DEADLINE
    31/07/2020 12:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    Not funded by an EU programme
  • LOCATION
    Spain, Córdoba
  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Maimonides Biomedical Research Institute of Cordoba - IMIBIC

This offer has been updated on the 16th July with the final information as per the official call documention that was published on the

Aim of the MEMERGIA Call:

The aim of this call is to facilitate the incorporation of top researchers with leadership skills of any nationality into the universities and research institutions of Andalusia. (Researchers who have obtained their PhD 5 to 12 years before the call deadline, are eligible).

Up to 40 grants will be awarded in order to hire experienced researchers for a maximum of 4 years.

The Fellowship will cover the salary + up to 160.000 euros of funding to undertake a specific research project within their field of expertise.

IMIBIC Call for Expressions of Interest:

IMIBIC is looking for senior postdoctoral researcher candidates to apply for this call of the Department of Economy, Knowledge, Business and universities (Consejería de Economía, Conocimiento, Empresas y Universidad - Dirección General de Investigación y Transferencia del Conocimiento) of the Regional Government of Andalusia.

The candidates's research line must be within the PAIDI Health area (CTS – Ciencias y Tecnologías de la Salud) and one of the following scientific programmes:

I Active aging and Frailty

II Nutrition and endocrine and metabolic diseases

III Infectious and immunological diseases and organ transplantation

IV Cancer (Oncology and Oncohematology)

V Chronic and Inflammatory Diseases

Candidates interested in applying but working in any other areas of biomedicine, not listed above, should clearly indicate this in their Expression of Interest.

Researchers interested in applying for these fellowships with IMIBIC should contact us at gestion.proyectos@imibic.org. Please mention the reference “EMERGIA2020” in the email subject, attach your CV and a short self-evaluation concerning the evaluation criteria 1 and 2.

SUMMARY OF THE CALL AND DEADLINES:

Name of the Call:

RESEARCH TALENT RECRUITMENT PROGRAMME <<EMERGIA>>

PROGRAMA DE CAPTACIÓN DE TALENTO INVESTIGADOR <<EMERGIA>>

Official publication of the call: 14 July 2020

Expressions of Interest: 31 July 2020

Internal Deadline (IMIBIC) for applications: 10 August 2020 (applications require a signature by the host institution)

Deadline for submissions of applications: 11 August 2020

Duration of the Fellowships: up to 4 years

Salary: a minimum of 35.000 € Gross / year

Other funding: Up to 160.000 € for research costs

Nr. of Fellowships to be granted: up to 40 (in Andalusia), of which 2 will be reserved for researchers with equal or more than 33% of disability.

Nr of Fellowships to be granted for IMIBIC: Max 3.

Summary in Spanish: 

http://www.sspa.juntadeandalucia.es/fundacionprogresoysalud/investigamas/solucion/serOportunidadesFinanciacionId/1116/DET/8362

ELIGIBILITY OF RESEARCHERS:

Be in possession of a PhD, obtained max 12 years and minimum 5 years before the publication of the call (i.e. 11th of July 2020). As the date of obtaining the PhD, the date of defending and approval of the thesis is taken into account.

The eligibility window may be extended in specific cases as listed in the call (page 4): https://www.juntadeandalucia.es/boja/2020/134/BOJA20-134-00040-7487-01_00174852.pdf  Available only in Spanish.

DOCUMENTATION REQUESTED FOR THE APPLICATION:

Please see detailed information about the application documentation in the Call text: https://www.juntadeandalucia.es/boja/2020/134/BOJA20-134-00040-7487-01_00174852.pdf (see section "Duodécimo. Contenido de las solicitudes"). Available only in Spanish.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applicants must register in SICA (website: https://sica2.cica.es) to obtain a username and a password to be able to fill in and send the application form.

Applications must be submitted via the Internet using the electronic submission system of one of the following websites:

http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/organismos/economiaconocimientoempresasyu...

http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/servicios/procedimientos.html

https://sica2.cica.es 

EVALUATION CRITERIA

1. Curricular merits of the researcher candidate Up to 50 points.

2. Leadership capacity of the research candidate. Up to 20 points.

3. Impact of the research proposal. Up to 30 points.

Eligibility threshold: minimum of 55 points from criteria 1 + 2.

Only candidates who obtain a total score (including the three criteria) above 80 points may be funded.

Expressions of Interest

Researchers interested in applying for these fellowships with IMIBIC should contact us at gestion.proyectos@imibic.org by 31st of July 2020.

Please mention the reference “EMERGIA2020” in the email subject, attach your CV and a short self-evaluation concerning the evaluation criteria 1 and 2.

 

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