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Department: Competitive Funding Department

Department Description:

The Competitive Funding Department is devoted to support the researchers in managing competitive funds for research in compliance with the terms, conditions and requirements of the funding agencies throughout all the life of each funded project and in an individual way. This includes to provide comprehensive support in the preparation and submission of proposals and in grant acceptance, to fulfil administrative and reporting requirements of the funding agencies for active grants and to manage their budgets.

Main Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Administrative support to the Principal Investigator during the submission of new grants & fellowships proposals.
  • Follow up of grants & fellowships calls and resolutions published at the official webpages and official communications.
  • Follow up of new grants acceptance steps.
  • Financial control (elegibility and availability) of expenses (personnel, consumables, equipments and other direct costs) charged to each project/grant and all administrative follow-up of the project (changes in the duration, changes in budgets, etc.).
  • Control and elaboration of financial reportings and control and revision of scientific reportings. Archive of supporting documents related to the grants.
  • Meet the requirements of internal or external audits.


  • Education

Degree in Science or Science Engineering (Chemistry, Physics or similar) OR Degree in Finance (or similar). Other Degree would be admitted if the candidate has experience in the area.

  • Knowledge

Advanced level in Microsoft Excel.

Native in Spanish. Advanced level in English. Knowledge in Catalan will be very valued.

  • Professional Experience

Expected years of experience: Minimum 2 years in similar position.

Summary of conditions:

  • Full time work (37,5h/week)
  • Contract Length: Permanent.
  • Location: Bellaterra (Barcelona)
  • Salary will depend on qualifications and demonstrated experience.
  • Support to the relocation issues.
  • Life Insurance.

Estimated Incorporation date:  May 1st.

How to apply:

All applications must be made via the ICN2 website and include the following:

  1. A full CV including contact details.
  2. 2 Reference letters or referee contacts.

Deadline for applications: April 9.

Equal opportunities:

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

Process in the Interviews phase

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