Marie Skłodowska-Curie - Individual Fellowships

Are you an astrophysicist researcher with a doctoral degree? Are you interested in working with the best skies and instruments of Europe? Do you want to come to the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias?

We are looking for excellent researchers to work with us on frontier-research projects that will make a contribution to the knowledge of the Universe.

We are inviting expressions of interest from Astrophysics researchers or engineers interested in submitting a European Commission Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship (MSCA IF) application with the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias as Host Institution.

Our Knowledge Transfer Office - OTRI will offer support and supervision in writing the proposal to applicants who pass our internal selection process.

As per MSCA-IF rules, researchers must be in possession of a doctoral degree at the date of the call deadline or have at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience. They shall 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 submission date.

There are also possibilities for Spanish nationals wishing to work abroad and then come back to Spain (Global Fellowships) or Career Restart or Reintegration to Europe after long breaks – please check the MSCA IF call


Submit your Expression of Interest

The next call for applications closes on the 11th September 2019.

If you wish to apply send us the application before the 30th June 2019 and please follow these steps:

  1.  Check your eligibility as a researcher in the Guide for Applicants
  2.  Download the document for Expression of Interest, fill it in and send it together with your CV to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 The IAC Knowledge Transfer Office - OTRI will then check the potential of the application, identify a potential supervisor and contact the applicants


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