Offer period: 
2 Dec 2020 to 4 Feb 2021


35 PhD fellowships for early-stage researchers of any nationality to pursue their PhD studies in research centres accredited with the Spanish Seal of Excellence Severo Ochoa, María de Maeztu or Health Institute Carlos III and Portuguese units accredited as “excellent” or “exceptional” according to the evaluation of the Fundação de Ciência e Tecnologia. This frame is addressed exclusively to PhD research projects on STEM disciplines: life sciences and health, experimental sciences, physics, chemistry and mathematics.

Deadline: 4 February 2021.

 All the information and applications are in Fundació La Caixa website

CREAF has published 10 PhD Student open positions under the INPhINIT programme:

  1. Changes in stocks, flows and stoichiometry of the main bio-elements (C: N: P: K) in the plant-soil system associated with the increase of aridity on a global scale. Group Leader: Dr. Jordi Sardans
  2. Fitness benefits of intelligence in animals. Group Leader: Dr. Daniel Sol
  3. Forest resilience to global change and associated disturbances. Group Leader: Dr. Francisco Lloret
  4. From global climate variables to high resolution local drought spatiotemporal patterns. Group Leader: Dr. Lluís Pesquer
  5. Global change adaptation in Mediterranean basins: Assessment, monitoring and evaluation. Group Leader: Dr. Javier Retana
  6. Global change and food security: implications for sustainability. Group Leader: Dr. Josep Peñuelas
  7. Greening our farmland: implementation of agri-environmental measures to enhance ecosystem services in agricultural systems. Group Leader: Dr. Jordi Bosch 
  8. Modelling the impacts of Climate Change on the renewable energy transition in EU using Integrated Assessment Models. Group Leader: Dr. Jordi Solé 
  9. Operationalizing the social-ecological system framework to assess sustainable resource management policies in European mountains. Group Leader: Dr. Bernat Claramunt
  10. Responses to global warming across ecotones and altitudinal gradients in mediterranean populations: assessing the role of microclimatic variability. Group Leader: Dr. Jofre Carnicer 


All applications must be necessarily through the Candidate Portal from La Caixa Foundation website. Other forms of application are not going to be considered.

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