International PhD – Biomedicine, Chemical & Nanoscience-The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology, Spain (Barcelona)


Location: Barcelona, Spain

Deadline: May 20, 2016


The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST) is a multidisciplinary research institute formed by the alliance of six top research centers in Barcelona. Applications for the 2016 BIST International PhD Program are now open. We are looking for talented graduates with backgrounds in biology, chemistry. BIST offers an exciting international and collaborative scientific environment that includes a broad range of research disciplines and core facilities. In addition, it offers extensive scientific and technical courses, personal skills training opportunities, and career development advice.

Eligibility Criteria

Completion of studies that lead to an official Spanish (or from another country of the European Higher Education Area) university degree in Science or Engineering totaling 300 credits (ECTS), of which at least 60 must correspond to Master’s level or equivalent.

An outstanding academic record.

Previous research experience.

Command of English.

Candidates are strongly encouraged to identify the research lines or fields that best fit their background and scientific career goals. More information about the research groups at the BIST centers can be found at:

CRG – Centre for Genomic Regulation

ICFO – Institute of Photonic Sciences

ICIQ – Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia

ICN2 – Catalan Institute for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

IRB Barcelona – Institute for Research in Biomedicine

How to Apply

All applications will be reviewed and evaluated by a Selection Committee formed by scientists from the BIST centers. A shortlist of selected candidates will be invited for interviews. Offers of admission will be made to the successful candidates after the interview period. Applicants who have not been successful but have received a positive evaluation will be kept on a BIST database to be considered for future fellowship opportunities.

The online application must include the followingCurriculum Vitae, A scanned copy of the certified academic record, A scanned copy of the First Certificate in English (FCE) or equivalent document, The names and contact details from two university lecturers or scientists with whom the applicant has worked. The system will automatically request a recommendation letter from them. Any additional files considered relevant to the application

Further information regarding the BIST International PhD Fellowship Program, the application and the selection procedure is provided in the BIST International PhD Fellowship application guidelines

 To apply for this position and further information, please click the logo (below).

Black Logo

Looking for job like this? Subscribe to our jobs newsletter and never miss any opportunity

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *