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Martí i Franquès COFUND Fellowship Programme 2018

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Application Deadline- May 20, 2018, 14.00 (GMT+1)

The Martí i Franquès COFUND Fellowships Programme (MFP) is a redesign of the existing MF programme, offering 50 doctoral contracts (in two editions: 2017 and 2018) at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV). The programme is uniquely shaped to offer the best training stemming from the “triple i” principles of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions: international, interdisciplinary and intersectorial.

In order to achieve these goals, we combine leading research groups at URV with scientific partners from world-class institutions, such that the candidates are be exposed to interdisciplinary training as well as mentoring from the industrial sector.

The positions are based on individual projects encompassing all areas of research at URV: Sciences, Health Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Engineering, Social and Legal Sciences. Prospective candidates can find the full list of projects.

Eligibility criteria

In order to be eligible for any of the MFP fellowships, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  1. Comply with the MSCA mobility rule:
    • The candidate must not have resided or carried out their main activity in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to 31/07/2018.
  2. ESR eligibility criteria: Early-stage researchers (ESR) shall at the time of recruitment be in the first 4 years (full-time equivalent research experience) of their research careers and have not been awarded a doctoral degree.
    • Full-time equivalent research experience is measured from the date when a researcher obtained the degree which would formally entitle 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 or seconded, irrespective of whether or not a doctorate is or was ever envisaged.
  3. Hold a degree from another country in the EEES which grants access to a Master’s degree and have achieved a minimum of 300 ECTS credits in university studies of which at least 60 must be at Master’s level,
    OR 
    Hold of a qualification obtained in accordance with foreign educational systems without the need for official recognition, having previously confirmed with the university that this qualification accredits a level of training equivalent to the official Spanish university Master’s degree and that it would serve as a means of access to a PhD in the country in which it was awarded.

For More Informtion:

Visit the Official Webpage of the  Martí i Franquès COFUND fellowship programme

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