Positions

Open calls

Sorry; we have no open positions at the moment !.

There are, however, many other attractive opportunities to join our group which can be of your interest. Please, find more about them below and do not hesitate contacting us if you have questions.

Other opportunities to join MemBioPhys

Besides specific positions associated to funding from our projects (listed above in the open calls box), there are additional opportunities to join our group. A summary of main options and general conditions you need to fulfill in order to apply is described in the attached pdf document for the predoctoral (PhD) and postdoctoral levels.

Below you will find lists of funding sources for contracts and fellowships, at the local, national and international levels. These are grouped for cases of Long-Term stays of Postdocs or Predocs, Short-Term Visits for people working in other groups (in principle postdocs or PhD students from collaborator groups) and Internships for undergraduate students. If you are interested and think that you are eligible for any of them, we will be willing to consider your case and eventually support your application. Just, find the opportunity which best fits your preference and CV and contact us to discuss about it.

Funding sources for young scientists


PostDoc

María Zambrano grants

Talent-attraction grants lasting 1-3 years for researchers with at least 2 years postdoctoral experience in institutions different from the one where they got their PhD and who work at the moment of application outside Spain. Candidates can be of any nationality. The host institution must be involved in the application procedure, so, please contact us if you would like to join our group via this funding scheme. We will consider your case and eventually support your application.

Funding: Spanish Government. Financed by NextGenerationEU.

Call State: The 2021 call is open. The application procedure starts on (will be published soon). The submission deadline is september 8th 2021. See available information via the links below.

Guidelines: Application guidelines for María Zambrano grants.

More info: Please visit the website of this programme.

EMBO Long-Term fellowships

These fellowships are awarded for up to 2 years. The candidates can be of any nationality but the country of the host institution must be different from the country where the applicant obtained PhD or worked in the latest 6 months (see details in the information provided via the link below).

Funding: EMBO.

Call State: This call is open permanently. Applications can be submitted throughout the year. See available information via the links below.

Guidelines: Application guidelines for EMBO Long-Term fellowships.

More info: Please visit the website of this programme.

'La Caixa' Junior Leader fellowships

The Postdoctoral Junior Leader fellowships programme is a 3-year contract for excellent scientists of any nationality. There are two different frames, both suitable to perform research in our institute: Incoming, addressed to centres accredited with the Spanish Seal of Excellence and Retaining, for any research domain and research center in Spain.

Funding: 'La Caixa' Foundation.

Call State: The 2022 call is open. The application procedure starts on July 7th 2021. The submission deadline is October 7th 2021. See available information via the links below.

Guidelines: Application guidelines for 'La Caixa' Junior Leader fellowships.

More info: Please visit the website of this programme.

HFSP Long-Term and Cross-Disciplinary Fellowships

The HFSP fellowship program supports proposals for frontier, potentially transformative research in life sciences. Applications for high-risk interdisciplinary projects are particularly encouraged. The projects should challenge existing paradigms, using novel approaches and techniques, and should address an important problem or a barrier to progress in the field.

Funding: International Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO).

Call State: The 2022 call is open. The application procedure starts on May 26th 2021. The submission deadline is September 27th 2021. See available information via the links below.

Guidelines: Application guidelines for HFSP Long-Term and Cross-Disciplinary Fellowships.

More info: Please visit the website of this programme.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Actions

These are individual fellowships for experienced researchers that last for 1 – 2 years. The candidates can be researchers of any nationality moving within Europe, as well as those coming in from other parts of the world.

Funding: European commission, Horizon2020.

Call State: The 2021 call is open. The application procedure starts on June 22nd 2021. The submission deadline is October 12th 2021. See available information via the links below.

Guidelines: Application guidelines for Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Actions.

More info: Please visit the website of this programme.

APOSTD - Valencian Government PostDoc felloships

These are special postdoctoral contracts for young doctors to work in a foreign group but in close collaboration with a group based in the Valencian Autonomous Region. We are willing to consider your case if you want to use this funding opportunity to organize your postdoc.

Funding: Generalitat Valenciana / Fondo Social Europeo.

Call State: This call is closed. The expected opening date for next call is December 3rd, 2021. See available information (latest call) via the links below.

Guidelines: Application guidelines for APOSTD - Valencian Government PostDoc felloships.

More info: Please visit the website of this programme.

Juan de la Cierva

These are 3 years postdoctoral contracts to work in a Spain for young doctors who have already spent ~2 years in a previous (different) postoctoral stay (preferably abroad). The candidates can be of any nationality. The host institution must be involved in the application procedure, so, please contact us if you would like to join our group via this funding. We will consider your case and eventually support your application.

Funding: Spanish Government.

Call State: This call is closed. The expected opening date for next call is December 2021. See available information (latest call) via the links below.

More info: Please visit the website of this programme.

PreDoc / PhD

'La Caixa' doctoral fellowship programme - INPhINIT

INPhINIT 'la Caixa' is a 3-year contract to attract talented early-stage researchers of any nationality. It is divided into two different frames, both suitable to do a PhD in our institute: Incoming, addressed to STEM disciplines and centres accredited with the Spanish Seal of Excellence and Retaining, for any research domain and research center in Spain.

Funding: Sponsored by 'La Caixa' Foundation.

Call State: This call is closed. The expected opening date for next call is January 2022. See available information (latest call) via the links below.

Guidelines: Application guidelines for 'La Caixa' doctoral fellowship programme - INPhINIT.

More info: Please visit the website of this programme.

Ayudas para la formación de profesorado universitario - FPU

FPU is a competitive programme for young scientists who want to perform a PhD with a perspective towards a future position at the University. The research activities must be combined with some teaching, which for members of our group will be performed at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Funding: Spanish Government.

Call State: This call is closed. The expected opening date for next call is November 2021. See available information (latest call) via the links below.

Guidelines: Application guidelines for Ayudas para la formación de profesorado universitario - FPU.

More info: Please visit the website of this programme.

ACIF - Valencian Government PhD felloships

These are 3-years fellowships to make a PhD thesis. Candidates must be registered in a doctorate programme in a Valencian University. They can be of any nationality, but those from countries outside the EU must have a residence permit to work or study in Spain.

Funding: Generalitat Valenciana / Fondo Social Europeo.

Call State: This call is closed. The expected opening date for next call is December 2021. See available information (latest call) via the links below.

Guidelines: Application guidelines for ACIF - Valencian Government PhD felloships.

More info: Please visit the website of this programme.

Subvenciones del programa Santiago Grisolía

3-years fellowships for international students with a degree from non-Spanish institutions, co-financed by Generalitat Valenciana (our regional government). Please, contact us if you want to enroll with our team via this programme

Funding: Generalitat Valenciana.

Call State: This call is closed. The expected opening date for next call is December 2021. See available information (latest call) via the links below.

Guidelines: Application guidelines for Subvenciones del programa Santiago Grisolía.

More info: Please visit the website of this programme.

Ajudes per a la formació de personal investigador de caràcter predoctoral

These fellowships are part of the Talent Attraction subpreogramme of the VLC/CAMPUS alliance. They offer 4-years predoctoral contracts plus some support for research stays in other labs.

Funding: Universitat de València / VLC/CAMPUS.

Call State: This call is closed. The expected opening date for next call is June 2021. See available information (latest call) via the links below.

More info: Please visit the website of this programme.

Short-Term Visits

EMBO Short-Term fellowships

Short-Term Fellowships fund research visits of up to three months in order to facilitate collaborations between groups and the use of advanced techniques that are unavailable in the applicant's laboratory. The laboratories involved must be in two different countries which in turn must be EMBC member states. The applicants can be either postdocs or PhD students (with a minimum of one year experinece).

Funding: EMBO.

Call State: This call is open permanently. Applications can be submitted throughout the year. See available information via the links below.

Guidelines: Application guidelines for EMBO Short-Term fellowships.

More info: Please visit the website of this programme.

FEBS Short-Term fellowships

FEBS Short-Term Fellowships are for short-term visits (no longer than two or, in exceptional cases, three months), for the purpose of scientific collaboration, advanced training or employing techniques not available at the usual place of work. Applicants can be either postdocs or PhD students but need to be members of a FEBS Constituent Society, to be working in a laboratory in a FEBS country and to be seeking to work in a laboratory in a different FEBS country.

Funding: FEBS.

Call State: This call is open permanently. The application must be submitted at least three months before the proposed starting date. See available information via the links below.

Guidelines: Application guidelines for FEBS Short-Term fellowships.

More info: Please visit the website of this programme.

FEBS Collaborative Developmental Scholarships

Collaborative Developmental Scholarships - CDS are exclusively for PhD students working in Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, Moldova, Morocco, Serbia, Tunisia or Ukraine who need to visit a well-funded laboratory elsewhere in Europe for the purpose of carrying out experimental procedures that would be impossible in their home country. Applicants need to be members of a FEBS Constituent Society

Funding: FEBS.

Call State: This call is open permanently. The application must be submitted at least three months before the proposed starting date. See available information via the links below.

Guidelines: Application guidelines for FEBS Collaborative Developmental Scholarships.

More info: Please visit the website of this programme.

Undergraduate / Internship

Becas de colaboración

If you are undergraduate or master's student with an excellent academic record and will be next course in the last year of your degree (related to Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or Physics, at the University of Valencia) you should consider the part-time scholarships offered by Spanish Government. They are great way to start collaborating in our projects! If you are interested, contact us and we will help you with your application

Funding: Ministerio de Educación y Formación profesional.

Call State: The 2021-22 call is open. The application procedure starts on June 4th 2021. The submission deadline is September 30th 2021. See available information via the links below.

More info: Please visit the website of this programme.

Visiting / Erasmus students

If you are undergraduate student with an excellent academic record, in a degree related to Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or Physics, and would like to spend a stay in our University, you should consider our group for an internship. Your stay should be at least three months and the schedule of your studies should allow you to spend enough time in the lab to complete a little project.

Funding: Erasmus programme at your home country / University.

More info: Please visit the website of this programme.

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