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UNA4CAREER, the €7.4m postdoctoral contract program

UNA4CAREER, the €7.4m postdoctoral contract programThe Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) has launched the first call for the postdoctoral recruitment programme UNA4CAREER.

UNA4CAREER is a programme that involves hiring experienced researchers to develop research, training and knowledge transfer projects, with a total budget of 7.4 million euros, and which is co-financed by the UCM and the European Union through the COFUND call for Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions in Horizon 2020.

The first UNA4CAREER offers 20 positions for PhDs & postdoctoral researchers at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. This call gives the opportunity to join one of the University’s 94 research groups classified as “excellent”, according to the external evaluation carried out by the Spanish State Research Agency.

The main objective of UNA4CAREER is to allow participating researchers to broaden their scientific and non-academic competencies and improve their employability, as well as to access career development opportunities with a European dimension.

To guarantee this objective, the essential elements of the funded projects must be interdisciplinary, intersectoral and international. In this sense, UNA4CAREER is structured on the Una Europa – University Alliance.

Universities participating in Una Europa will ensure that the funded projects fulfil this priority by collaborating with a wide range of research groups and non-academic entities associated with them that will welcome researchers for long-term research stays.
Additional information
Application deadline: 13 September 2020
Evaluation: 14 Sep. 2020 – Mar. 2021
Results: May 2021