Updated: 7 months ago
Deadline: 12 Mar 2017

The Network of Singular Research Centers at the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) offers 6 postdoctoral positions for 2 years. Please read carefully the Call: http://campusvida.usc.es/en/postdoc2017 


RESEARCH AREA OPENINGS. Please chek the eligible research topics in the followng links

 • CiMUS, Molecular Medicine and Chronic Diseases: http://www.usc.es/cimus/en/jobs/postdoc2017

 • CiQUS, Biological Chemistry and Molecular Materials: http://www.usc.es/ciqus/postdoc2017

 • CiTIUS, Information Technology: https://citius.usc.es/investigacion/programas-cientificos 



• Each postdoctoral position is for a period of two years, with a gross salary of around 30,000 €/year, negotiable according to candidate’s qualification and experience. Travel allowance of 1,100 €/year.


• The contract includes medical care coverage and work accident insurance through the Spanish Health Care System, providing access to the Spanish public health care system for the candidate and their family, as well as pension and unemployment benefits.


• Training program in transversal skills: intellectual and property rights, technology transfer, entrepreneurship, communication, management, etc.


• The candidate will join the selected research group to develop an individual project in a stimulating scientific environment, having access to state-of-the-art research facilities and a number of training and career development opportunities.


• Candidates must hold a PhD in an area related to the relevant research opening. Candidates who have completed their PhD thesis at the University of Santiago de Compostela will not be eligible.


• Preference will be given to candidates who have at least one year of postdoctoral research experience and awarded their PhD after January 1st 2012. Fluency in English is essential. 


• Applicants must not have carried out their main activity in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the contract’s starting date.



The application must contain information of research background and work experience, including: 


• A detailed CV (see CV template) including personal contact information, education, list of publications and any other relevant information (projects, awards...).


• A motivation letter (max. 2 pages) outlining: (i) research background, work experience and (ii) a brief research proposal. 

In order to prepare the research proposal, candidates must select one of the eligible research topics and contact the prospective group leaders/researchers for guidance.


•Two reference letters, or the names and contact addresses of at least two referees. 


Applications must be submitted by e-mail to centros.singulares@usc.es stating one of the following options in the subject line: POSTDOC-CIMUS, POSTDOC-CIQUS or POSTDOC-CITIUS.

Closing date for applications: 12.03.17 at 23h59 CET (UCT + 02:00) 

The estimated starting date is May-June 2017.

Contact information: centros.singulares@usc.es, +34 881 816 410

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