PhD-fellowship positions | FLIGHT Program | Deadline: February 6, 2023


    ICFO_Call The Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO) in collaboration with the Vall d'Hebron Research Institute (VHIR)  offers PhD-fellowship positions to well-qualified graduate students, who wish to obtain a doctoral degree in any of the research topics covered at ICFO. The positions are offered in the scope of the FLIGHT Program, a MCSA-COFUND doctoral program focused on intersectoral research training in collaboration with Clinical Partners. Our PhD-program brings together top-level training and teaching for young scientists, benefiting from the extensive course offerings of local universities and focused instruction by ICFO professors, in a stimulating, international and interdisciplinary environment. PhD-students have the opportunity to take advantage of our network of excellence, consisting in partners of national and international research institutes and universities.

    Important: Our PhD Fellowship Program welcomes applications from individuals with a degree in a field of medical sciences related to the ICFO research activities. Candidates who fulfil the MSCA mobility requirements (i.e. NOT have resided or carried out their main activity in Spain for more than 12 months during the 3 years prior to the call deadline), are encouraged to apply to the FLIGHT Fellowship program. Recruited Fellows will work to develop a project in collaboration with one of Clinical Partners. Fellows in the Clinical tracks will be embedded in both organisations, undertaking secondments of 6-18 months at the partner during their fellowship.

    Research project in the Clinical track on offer in this call is the following: CT001: New neuro-monitoring tools for theranostics in neuro-critical care (Prof. T. Durduran, PhD, at ICFO | Maria- Antonia Poca, MD, PhD and Juan Sahuquillo, MD, PhD at Vall d’Hebron Institut de Recerca (Barcelona).

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