01/06/2022

10 Permanent positions available as Research Professors & Research Associates


Ikerbasque offers 10 permanent positions for researchers willing to develop a long-term scientific career in the Basque Country. This call is open to both:

  • Established researchers, postdoctoral researchers who conduct research independently, with an established reputation based on research excellence in their field, will obtain a permanent position as Research Associates.
  • Senior leading researchers, with international reputation based on research excellence in their field and a proven record in securing significant research funding, will obtain a permanent position as Research Professors.

Selected candidates will carry out their research in one of the universities of research institutions of the Basque Country. These positions are financed by the Basque Government and the host institution where the researcher will develop her/his research: therefore, the acceptance letter of the host institution is mandatory.Researchers are expected to perform independent research. They should be capable of attracting competitive funding and leading their own research lines. Applications from women are especially welcome.

Eligibility

  • The applicants must have their PhD completed before January 2014.

  • Only researchers with a solid research track and international research experience will be considered.

  • Demonstrated intellectual independence and scientific maturity are also required. Researchers are expected to perform independent research. They should be capable of attracting competitive funding and leading their own research lines.

Host Research Institution

  • Selected candidates will carry out their research in one of the universities or research institutions of the Basque Country.

  • Basque research host institutions, research groups and infrastructures can be found at www.science.eus

  • An acceptance letter from the Vice-Rector for Research or Scientific Director of the host institution is mandatory.

  • These positions are financed by the Basque Government and the Host institution where the researcher will develop her/his research. The Host Institution covers 40% of the position costs.

Application Process

Candidates must apply online before September 8, 2022, at 13:00, CET, at calls.ikerbasque.net including:

  • CV and the proposed research project.

  • At least two reference letters.

  • An acceptance letter from the host institution, which is mandatory since the positions are partly co-funded by the host institution.

  • Applications from women researchers are specially welcome.

  • Open to all research areas.

Evaluation Procedure

Evaluation procedure

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