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Funded PhD Fellowship in Science at the Centre for Genomic Regulation in Barcelona

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2019/01/13
Funded PhD Fellowship in Science at the Centre for Genomic Regulation in Barcelona

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The Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona invites highly talented students to apply for the International PhD Fellowships Program, as long as they have backgrounds in biological or biomedical sciences, physics, chemistry, mathematics and/or computer science. Fellows will join research groups with top-level scientists and will carry out their research in one of the following fields:

  1. Bioinformatics, Genomics and Population Genomics including methods and technology development, data integration, systems modeling and deep learning in the areas of genomics, proteomics, image bioinformatics, single-cell omics, and high throughput functional screens.
  2. Medical Genomics including clinical and statistical genetics, medical and single-cell genomics, molecular mechanisms of disease and disease heterogeneity, and evolutionary medicine. 
  3. Systems Biology and Genomics including systems neurobiology, quantitative cell biology, cellular dynamics, algorithms, methods and technology development, data integration and visualization, imaging, synthetic biology, deep learning applied to biology and human health, and single cell biology.
  4. Cell Biology, mechanistic and novel approaches to understand the process of cell compartmentation, division, growth, and tissue organization
  5. Cellular Decision Making and Interactions including stem cell biology, host-microbiome interactions, differentiation and disease, evolution, and immunology

Eligibility criteria:

  1. The call is open to applicants of any nationality
  2. Applicants must have obtained a University Degree and a Master Degree in biomedical sciences within the European Higher Education System (minimum 300 ECTS) or an equivalent University Degree that allows starting a PhD thesis in the applicant’s home country by September 2019
  3. Applicants must have an excellent academic record, previous research experience and a strong commitment for scientific research
  4. Applicants must have a high working knowledge of English
  5. Applicants invited to previous PhD call interviews are not eligible
  6. Preferably, Applicants may not have worked at the CRG for more than 6 months before the call deadline

Benefits:

  1. Selected PhD students will receive an annual work contract with a competitive salary that will be renewed annually for a maximum of 4 years following the applicable national regulations
  2. All PhD students will receive full health and occupational insurance coverage and will be included in the Spanish Social Security System
  3. Fellows will also benefit from the CRG Research and Training Program, which includes international scientific environment, advanced research training through technology courses and conferences, career development activities and student community activities

Eligibility

Nationality
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Gender
Both gender
Interest
Science, Research, Education

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Young Professionals, Mid Career Professionals
Funding
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Stipend/ Living allowance, Other
Opportunity will take place in
Spain
Required Documents
CV, Transcript of Records, Recommendation Letter, others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Medicine, Nursing and Medical Sciences, Science
Educational Level
Master
Required Languages
English
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Centre for Genomic Regulation

The Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) is an international biomedical research institute of excellence, created in December 2000. It is... More details