06 MSCA IDEAL PhD Fellowships in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Spain

Postdoc in Spain

MSCA IDEAL PhD Fellowships: The IMDEA Nanociencia Institute, co-funded by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) COFUND programme, is offering 6 PhD fellowship positions through the IDEAL PhD programme. This prestigious programme attracts talented predoctoral researchers to undertake interdisciplinary and intersectoral training in nanoscience and nanotechnology.

Scholarship Post: Marie Skłodowska-Curie IDEAL PhD Fellowships in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

PhD Fellow

Research Areas:
IDEAL PhD programme offers PhD projects in the following research areas:

  • P1: Nanotechnology for energy harvesting
  • P2: Quantum materials at the nanoscale
  • P3: Nanotechnology for healthcare
  • P4: Nanomagnetism for Information and Communication Technologies
  • P5: Ultrafast phenomena at the nanoscale
  • P6: Nanotechnology for critical raw materials and sustainability


  • IMDEA Nanociencia, UAM-CSIC Cantoblanco Campus, Madrid, Spain


  • Nationality: Researchers of any nationality.
  • Mobility: Must not have resided or carried out their main activity in Spain for more than 12 months in the last 3 years before the call deadline.
  • Education: Must have completed studies leading to an official university degree that gives access to doctoral studies.
  • Experience: Must be doctoral candidates, i.e., not already in possession of a doctoral degree.
  • Language: Must have a B2-equivalent or higher level of English.

Job Description:
The IDEAL PhD fellowships offer:

  • A 3.5-year full-time contract to pursue PhD research projects.
  • Access to world-class research facilities and mentoring by experienced scientists.
  • A dynamic and competitive research environment within the UAM-CSIC Cantoblanco Campus of International Excellence.
  • Financial benefits including:
  • Average annual gross salary of €24,600.
  • Mobility allowance of €2,400 (included in average salary).
  • Research and travel costs up to €900/month (managed by the institution).
  • Family allowance of €100 per month per child (up to 2 children).
  • Additional support for researchers with disabilities.
  • Maternity/paternity, retirement, family benefits, unemployment benefits, public health care coverage, and medical assistance.
  • Support during integration and stay (visa requirements, general info, family support).

How to Apply:

  • Visit the IDEAL PhD website to view the full list of PhD projects.
  • Select a PhD project and associated supervisor that aligns with your research interests.
  • Submit your application through the official application portal by the deadline.

Last Date for Apply:

  • Application deadline: 23 August 2024 (17:00 CET)

Seize this opportunity to advance your research career in an innovative and interdisciplinary environment!



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