The UIC and the Obra Social “la Caixa” since 2006 to give support to the formation of teaching and research staff with the willingness to contribute to scientific progress, mobility and excellence in research, convening annual scholarships for the recruitment of researchers in training.
the purpose of this call for Junior Faculty fellowships is to grant six Predoctoral fellowships for the training of educational personnel and researcher of the International University of Catalonia (UIC).
may be benefiting those persons who are in possession of evidence that gives access to the master’s degree or doctorate in accordance with the Royal Decree 1393 / 2007 and Dr 99/2011. The access to the PhD degree cannot have more than five years old at the time of acceptance of the scholarship.
the age of applicants may not be more than 26 years.
theories that are developed in the framework of this program must meet the requirements for the mention of European doctorate or PhD international, as provided it for in Royal Decree 1393/07-99, 2011.
the minimum grade of the academic degree or Bachelor’s degree studies must be equal to or greater than 1.6 to 1.60 (scale 1-4), calculated in accordance with the following criteria: approved: 1; Notable: 2; Outstanding: 3; Honours: 4. to calculate the above-mentioned note, the total sum of points is divided by the total number of credits.
not will be the title of doctor.
beneficiaries must be accepted to a master’s degree or a doctorate of the UIC program.
the duration of the aid will be a maximum of 48 months from the date of incorporation of the training to the Department research staff, and are structured in two distinct periods:
to) in the first, with a duration of 24 months, aid will have the characteristics of a scholarship with Social Security in the terms established in the EPIF. During this time, the research personnel in training must reach minimum research capacity through obtaining the DEA or administrative document which replaces it. The periods of suspension of aid for temporary disability (illness or accident) cause, risk during pregnancy and rest properly accredited maternity and parental leave may extend the calculation of the duration of the phase of the scholarship.
b) in the second period, comprising as maximum two years of the end of the grant period, the UIC formalized with the beneficiary, who is in possession of the DEA or administrative document replacing, a contract of employment practices.
the gross annual scholarships for the year 2012 will be 12,000 euros per year for the first stage and 14,000 euros for the second phase. The expected annual allocation will be settled in 12 monthly instalments.
the deadline for submission of requests for those interested is from 1 to September 28.