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Job Description:

Valencia Polytechnic University (UPV) has opened a call for Expressions of Interest from experienced researchers who would be interested in applying for a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to develop an innovative two-year research project in collaboration with one of our research groups.

UPV is currently considered one of the leading universities in Spain, with cutting-edge infrastructures and facilities and a wide network of contacts, being the single Science and Technology University in Spain to feature in all worlds’ university rankings. It is among the Spanish Universities with the highest revenue from competitive research (R&D contracts, consulting and service delivery, spin-off) and a national leader in patent exploitation.

To find out if UPV’s relevant research disciplines, projects and infrastructures match your interests, you can browse through EXPLORE UPV.

The application form and instructions are accessible through this link.

The deadline to receive proposals is May 30th, 2019


MSCA IF eligibility criteria

MSCA IF grants usually cover two years' salary, a mobility allowance, research costs and overheads for the host institution. All domains of research and technological development are eligible for funding.

  • The researcher may be of any nationality. No age restrictions apply.
  • The researcher must be, at the date of the call deadline, in possession of a doctoral degree or has at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience.
  • The researcher cannot have resided or carried out his/her main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the beneficiary (Spain) for more than 12 months in the three years immediately before the call deadline (relaxed rule in EF multidisciplinary panels CAR, RI).
  • Only one proposal per researcher may be submitted to IF call.


Priority areas where EoIs are welcome (non-exclusive) are:

Augmented reality applied to psychology: Augmented reality based on slam, eyewear devices (e.g. HoloLens or Magic Leap) and future techniques and devices to assess or train spatial memory

Food Digestion: Dietary and host related factors affecting the digestibility and bioavailability of food nutrients and bioactive compounds.

Nanophotonic biosensors: Exploring novel nanophotonic-based sensing approaches and materials for the development highly sensitive, fast, compact and low cost analysis devices.