Post-doctoral Researchers

Ramón & Cajal Mineco Call 2017



The Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness provide financial support of up 175 grants lasting a period of 5 years for recruitment of researchers that have obtained their PhD after 31/12/2014. ICN2 is opened to host successful applicants to this programme.

Call conditions:

The aid intended to:

  • Provide financial support of up to 175 grants lasting a period of 5 years.
  • Co-finance a minimum annual gross salary: 31.600€
  • Give additional funding for cover expenses related to the development of the research project.: 40.000€
  • Support the creation of jobs on a permanent basis, through a single provision of 100.000€ per grant given to the employing Research Centre.

Candidates Requirements:

  • Candidates must have obtained their PhD between 01/01/2007 and 31/12/2014.
  • One candidate may only submit one application to one scientific area.
  • Documents: on-line application form, CVN (, technical annex in English (template available at application web page when the call opens), Passport copy (only foreign candidates), copy of PhD certificate (with official date).

Evaluation criteria:

  • CV:   publications, contributions in conferences, patents and other valuable scientific contributions (50pts); International activity (25pts); dissemination activities and other (5pts).
  • Experience and leadership skills: 20pts.

How to apply:

Candidates must sent their CV and name of scientific area (see document attached) to which they are applying to with cc. before 30/11/2017.

Equal opportunities:

ICN2 is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion of people with disabilities.

Full text of the call (in Spanish)