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CAXIA Postdoctoral Junior Leader fellowships – Incoming call

Published on 31.7.2023
Tampere Universities
”la Caixa” Foundation grants 25 postdoctoral fellowships for researchers of any nationality to carry out a research project in a STEM discipline at universities and research centres of accredited excellence.

Key points

  • 25 fellowships to carry out a postdoctoral research project at Spanish centres accredited as excellent by the Severo Ochoa, María de Maeztu or Carlos III Health Institute seals of excellence, or at Portuguese centres accredited as excellent by the Fundação de Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT).

  • STEM disciplines (life sciences, experimental sciences, physics, chemistry, engineering, technology and mathematics).

  • Maximum duration: 3 years.

  • Maximum amount: €305,100.

  • Programme of training in multidisciplinary skills.


Excellent opportunity to work with ECIU Institutions, at UAB and UAveiro and add another ECIU institution (a secondment is required). These are the eligible centres at UAB and UAveiro:

UAB: Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals (ICTA‑UAB)


CESAM – Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar / Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies

CICECO - Instituto de Materiais de Aveiro / Aveiro Institute of Materials

I3N - Instituto de Nanoestruturas, Nanomodelação e Nanofabricação / Institute for Nanostructures, Nanomodelling and Nanofabrication

REQUIMTE - Laboratório Associado para a Química Verde - Tecnologias e Processos Limpos / Associated Laboratory for Green Chemistry


The deadline for applications is 5/10/2023 at 14.00 CET.

If you are interested in this opportunity, feel free to reach out to Raúl Castaño (Research Field Coordinator of the Resilient Communities). The ECIU University can help you to find a good host and establish the contact!!