Call for pre-selection of candidates for the Juan de la Cierva Postdoctoral Grants 2020.

The Spanish Ministry for the Science and Innovation (MICINN) has announced the 2020 call for support to 2-year and 3-year postdoctoral contracts at universities and public research institutions in Spain, within the program Juan de la Cierva, for recently granted PhDs and starting in 2020.

For more information and the full text of the calls (in Spanish), please follow these links:

As applicants need to be endorsed by a Spanish institution, the Institute of Public Goods and Policies (IPP) of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) has opened a screening process to identify and endorse outstanding candidates. While the researchers need to fill out their own application on the websites above mentioned, it is necessary they first contact directly with the IPP researchers who may be potentially interested in endorsing them​.

The CSIC-IPP invites applications in any of the six research areas of the institute: i) Environmental Economics, ii) Rural Geography, iii) Citizens, Institutions and Policy, iv) Social Policies and Welfare State, v) Systems and Policies for Research and Innovation, and vi) Scientometrics.

Post-docs should join R&D projects and teams to develop their own activity under the supervision of a CSIC permanent researcher. We invite potential applicants to check the Institute’s website to know more about our staff and research agendas: http://ipp.csic.es/en.

Applications including the CV of the applicant and confirmed interest by a permanent IPP researcher, should be sent to direccion.ipp [at] csic.es before 7th January 2020 (14:00 pm). Yet, we encourage the potential candidates to contact the Director or the IPP researchers who may be interested in endorsing them well ahead of this deadline, to get support and guidance through the on-line application process.

Please note that this deadline is BEFORE the official deadline of the call at the Ministry.

Disclaimer: This information is provided for the sake of clarity. The legal conditions are exclusively those contained in the official legal call published in the BOE

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