SCIENCE BY WOMEN PROGRAMME 2017 FOR AFRICAN WOMEN RESEARCHERS (FULLY FUNDED TO SPAIN)

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The science by woman programme will fund a total of 10 six-month visiting senior research

fellowships for ten experienced African women researchers in any of the following international research centers of excellence based in Spain.

 

Eligibility requirements

  • Being a woman
  • Nationality of an African country.
  • PhD with at least 3 years of post-doctoral professional experience
  • Contractual relationship with a university or a public or private non-profit organization based in Africa dedicated to significant scientific research in the areas indicated
  • Excellent academic record and proven track of relevant research experience
  • Solid working knowledge of English
  • Proven experience leading a research group

 

Benefits:

Successful candidates will have access to the following benefits:

  • Flight from their centre of origin to the host institution and back
  • Living allowance of 2.400 Euros gross per month to cover accommodation, personal expense and health and occupational accident insurance coverage.

 

Application Procedure:

Deadline for applications is September 20, 2017.

Only applications submitted in English via the Science by Women micro site at www.mujeresporafrica.es will be accepted. They must include the following documents:

  • Letter of Interest ( max. 1page)
  • Full curriculum vitae
  • Fully filled form
  • Brief but concise description of the project to be developed in the Spanish host center (max. 2 pages)
  • A letter of the prospective host group’s stating its interest to support the project proposed by the candidate

deadline for application September 20th 2017

For More Information please do visit the links below

Visit the Official Webpage of the Science by Women programme 2017