Detall de la convocatòria


Objectiu de la convocatòria
The International Research Scholars Program will select and support highly qualified scientists working in selected countries outside the United States and United Kingdom who are in the critical beginning stages of their independent careers. Successful applicants will have trained through the postdoctoral level in a vigorous basic research environment.

Evaluation of applications will be based on the quality of the applicant’s training experience, the applicant’s record of research accomplishments, the scientific merit of the research program, and his or her promise for future contributions.
Lloc de presentació
El personal de l'IMIM i PSMAR que necessiteu més informació adreceu-vos a:
Servei de Recerca. C/ Doctor Aiguader, 88. 08003-Barcelona. Tel.: 93.316.05.76.
Marta López: Ext.: 1576
Carol Barnwell: Ext.1670
Convocatòria (URL)
Applicants must meet the following requirements:
  • Hold a doctoral or medical degree and have completed postdoctoral research training.
  • Hold a full-time position as an independent scientist at a research-oriented university, medical school, or nonprofit institution in any country other than the G-7 Countries (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, & United States)
  • Have received training at the doctoral, medical, or postdoctoral level in the United States or the United Kingdom for at least 1 year.
  • Have been the first or senior author on at least two peer-reviewed, English-language, original research publications.
  • Have started their first independent research position on or after April 1, 2009.
  • Control their own research direction, laboratory space, and funding; devote most of their professional time to research, mentoring, and teaching; and have no major administrative duties.
  • Conduct biomedical research on basic biological and disease mechanisms; the research may also be in areas of chemistry, physics, computer science, or engineering that are directly related to biology or medicine. Clinical trials and research on health education, health care delivery, or health services are not eligible research areas.
  • Dotació
    $250,000 in the first year and $100,000 for each of the following four years.
    Five years.


    Program Announcement