PhD grants

ICCUB PhD projects within INPhINIT, "la Caixa" Foundation Fellowship Programme

Deadline: 01.02.2018      CLOSED 
Quantity: 13
Document: bases_inphinit_en_681.pdf


The ICCUB is offering 13 PhD projects within INPhINIT program of "la Caixa" Foundation. INPhINIT will select 57 young researchers of all nationalities for a three year program to complete a PhD in one of the centers that has received a distictive Severo Ochoa or Maria de Maeztu award.

Requirements for candidates:

  • At the time of recruitment (start date of the contract with the Research Centre), candidates must be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of their research careers and not yet have been awarded a doctoral degree.
  • Candidates must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the recruitment date. Short stays such as holidays will not be taken into account.

More information about requirements

The projects offered by ICCUB are:

  • Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs): a theoretical and observational approach [+]
  • Luminosity Calibrations in the Gaia era [+]
  • Radiative magnetohydrodynamics in powerful astrophysical outflows[+]
  • Active galactic nuclei in merging galaxies: a theoretical approach [+]
  • Gaia Detection of Ultra Faint Dwarf Galaxies in the Galactic halo as probes for cosmological models [+]
  • Open Clusters Studies in the Gaia era [+]
  • Microlensing Gaia Alerts follow-up from Montsec Observatory [+]
  • Stellar astrophysical parameters using J-PLUS photometry[+]
  • Search for physics beyond the Standard Model in the LHCb experiment.[+]
  • Holography and Quark Matter [+]
  • Holography and the QCD critical point [+]
  • Star Formation in the Cosmological Context [+]
  • The Origin of Terrestrial Planets[+]


All applications must be completed online at:

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklowdowska- Curie grant agreement No. 713673