27/06/2019

STAR2: Grants supporting the attraction of scientific talent

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    Universidad de Cantabria
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    Spain
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Funding
  • DEADLINE DATE
    26/09/2019
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Formal sciences
    Humanities
    Natural sciences
    Professions and applied sciences
    Social sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)

Objectives

1. The incorporation of one researcher (on condition that they prove the non-existence of a contractual relationship with University of Cantabria, UC) and who have already completed the first stage of evaluation of any of the Calls for Starting Grants or Consolidator Grants of the ERC .

2. Development of a research project and support for the creation of their own research team.

3. Provide a new vacancy for Permanent Professor in the fields related to the professional profile of the beneficiary by opening a public tendering procedure.

Elegible Applicants

1. PhD researchers of any nationality, having a demonstrable post-doctoral experience of at least 3 years after his/her PhD award.

2. The beneficiary will not bear any contractual obligations or legal links with the University of Cantabria during the previous five years.

3. Demonstrate the positive assessment after Step 1 of ERC panel evaluation in any of the funding schemes listed in the Annex 1, and that he/she is the Principal Researcher of the received applications.

Submission

1. All documents required in the application can be found at:

https://web.unican.es/investigacion/convocatorias/detalle?c=435&a=366

2. Necessary documents: See article 7 of the call.

3. All the documents can be completed in English or Spanish.

4. All the documentation will be submitted in electronic format in pdf files to the following e-mail:

vr.investigacion@unican.es

Evaluation and notification

The evaluation of the grants will be assisted by an Evaluation Committee designated by the UC’s Research Board.

Evaluation criteria:

- Curriculum Vitae including the standard academic and research record, up to 50%

- ERC evaluation report, up to 25%

- Feasibility and execution of the project within the duration requested and with the resources and avilable areas of the UC, up to 25%

The final grant resolution will be published in the University of Cantabria website.

Please contact with us for any question: opei@unican.es

Benefits

Grant is limited to a maximum of 420,000.00€.

​Salary of the beneficiary: 260,000.00 € (52,000.00 € per year).

Maximum total eligible expenses related with development of research activity are:

Up to 160,000.00€ in case of experimental sciences.

Up to 120,000.00€ in case of non-experimental sciences.

The beneficiary will have five years to finalize the project as for the starting date counting from the first day of labour contract with the University of Cantabria.

Attachments

Call Text (275.4 KB)

Disclaimer:

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