[email protected] María Yzuel Fellowship

REQUIREMENTS

Candidates must be enrolled/registered to an undergraduate or master’s program during the period of the internship at ICFO. Eligible areas include, but are not limited to, Physics, Engineering, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.

Have a high working knowledge of English.

Selection of Fellows is based on merit and potential, measured in terms of academic records and personal achievements. Proactive attitudes, participation in community activities, and capacity for team-work are also taken into account.

ICFO is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates are selected exclusively on merit and potential on the basis of submitted application material. No restrictions related to disabilities or citizenship apply to ICFO positions. ICFO abides by the principles of openness, efficiency, transparency, supportiveness, and international comparability as stated in the European Charter for Researchers and the European Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers.

CONDITIONS

ICFO encourages applications from masters students and advanced undergraduates interested in undertaking a research project with an ICFO group, or their bachelor or masters thesis, which may be up to 12 months in duration.

The award covered by both programs includes funding up to 6 months, however students may stay for a longer period, if agreed with the corresponding host group.

The start date is flexible, but must be no later than December 2022.

The stay will have to be formalized by a training agreement between the student’s home university/institution and ICFO. Please, note that any potential offer for a fellowship at ICFO is subject to the previous verification of viability of said training agreement.

For students living in Catalunya, the fellowship include a stipend of 300 euros monthly gross.

For students that do not live in Catalunya, the fellowship include a stipend of 600 euros monthly gross, for full-time dedication. Eligible travel expenses are also covered.

Please notice that these Fellowships are not compatible with other full fellowships, except for the Erasmus.

APPLICATION PROCESS

1st step: Submit your application
To apply for a fellowship, suitable candidates are requested to submit the following documents (in English):

  • presentation/motivation letter stating research group (s) of interest and specific requests in terms of period and duration of the internship.
  • Curriculum Vitae, including contact details, in English.
  • A scanned copy of the academic transcripts for the undergraduate and postgraduate (if applies), in English or Spanish.
  • Name and contact details of one potential referee. For candidates shortlisted for interview, this referee will be automatically contacted by ICFO requesting them to provide a reference letter.

The deadline for submission of the application material, is November 21, 2021.

It is the candidate’s responsibility to make sure all required application material (see above), is complete by the time of deadline, in order to be considered.

2nd step: Review process: ICFO Student Research Fellowships

In a first revision stage, applications will first be reviewed to assure that they meet the eligibility requirements and conditions and candidates will be notified accordingly.

Eligible applications will be evaluated and ranked by the Selection Committee.

Top-ranked candidates will then pass to a matching stage, in which h/she is invited to discuss their research interests and suitability for a potential project with ICFO Group Leader(s), as well as duration of the stay and other particular conditions. An interview, either in person or online, is a fundamental part of the procedure.

If the candidate and ICFO Group Leader(s) agree to a match, the candidate will receive an official fellowship offer from ICFO.

All applicants will be notified the decision in their case by the end of December 2021, at the latest.

2nd step: Review process: [email protected] María Yzuel Fellowship Awards

Selection of Fellows is based on merit and potential, measured in terms of academic records and personal achievements. Proactive attitudes, participation in community activities, and capacity for team-work are also taken into account.

In a first revision stage, applications will first be reviewed to assure that they meet the eligibility requirements and conditions and candidates will be notified accordingly.

Eligible applications will be evaluated and ranked by the Selection Committee.

In the second step of the selection procedure, a shortlist of top-ranked candidates will be invited to videoconference interviews with the selection committee, and individual matching interviews with ICFO Group/Team Leaders, planned to take place mid-December, 2021.

Top ranked-candidates following the selection committee interviews will receive an official fellowship offer from ICFO, provided that the candidate and ICFO Group Leader(s) agree to a match.

Fellowship offers will be made to the successful candidates shortly after the interviews.

At all stages of the process, candidates may contact ICFO Human Resources and Education via [email protected]

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