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Juan de la Cierva Grants 2018 for Young Doctors – Call for Expression of Interest

IMDEA Networks Institute is looking for strong candidates in the area of computer networks interested in joining its research team with the Juan de la Cierva Grants funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy. After a first pre-selection stage conducted by the faculty members of IMDEA Networks Institute, IMDEA Networks will assist the shortlisted candidates in their application process.

IMDEA Networks is a leading international research center in the area of Computer Networks with a vast network of cooperation partners in academia and industry. It has a proven track record of strong research publications at international peer-reviewed conferences and journals, and also of successful implementation of research projects funded by the European Commission and the European Parliament, such as Horizon 2020, by intergovernmental organizations, and by industry partners.

Who can apply?

Young doctors with a Ph.D in Computer Science or other related areas may apply for a Juan de la Cierva Grant funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy with the objective of promoting recruitment in R&D centres in Spain. There are two types of Juan de la Cierva grants:

  1. Juan de la Cierva Training Grants (Juan de la Cierva-Formación) are aimed at candidates that have been awarded their PhD between 01/01/2017 and 31/12/2018. These grants are aimed to complete their postdoctoral research training in Spanish R&D centers other than those in which they carried out their predoctoral training.
  2. Juan de la Cierva Incorporation Grants (Juan de la Cierva-Incorporación) are aimed at those who were awarded their PhD between 01/01/2014 and 31/12/2016. These grants are intended to strengthen the grantee’s acquired skills during a first stage of postdoctoral training.

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact one of the group leaders at IMDEA Networks as soon as possible. The deadline for receipt of applications at IMDEA Networks is January 14th, 2019.

Link to call: https://careers.networks.imdea.org/. Once you have registered please go to "Open Positions" and apply to the call "Grant: [Juan de la Cierva] [Post-Doc Researcher] [2018]".

Research groups at IMDEA Networks Institute: https://www.networks.imdea.org/research/research-groups-and-laboratories