Research Personnal Training
Job Offer: Predoctoral contract FPI
DESCRIPTION OF THE GRANT: The Visusal Optics and Biophotonics Laboratory of the Institute of Optics of CSIC in Madrid offers a FPI predoctoral grant linked to the project FIS2017-84753-R: “New optical technologies to understand and treat myopia”. The FPI 2017 call is now open, until 29th October 2018. Funded by the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities, the FPI programme, offers employment contracts for the training of university graduates who wish to do a PhD at R+D Centers in subjects associated with specific R+D projects financed through the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities R+D+i State Plan. More details of the grant: 4-year contract. Gross salary of 16.422€ (19.000€ following the PhD completion). Separate budget for short stays in other institutions and tuition fees for the Doctoral Degree Programme. Enrolment in training activities in the framework of Marie Curie funded projects and in international conferences. HOST LAB: The host lab, Visual Optics and Biophotonics Lab at the Institute of Optics led by Prof. Susana Marcos, is highly international recognized in the fields of visual optics and ocular imaging. The team (20 members) is highly interdisciplinary and international, boasting world‐class experimental facilities and access to clinical, industrial, academic and professional collaborations worldwide. The selected PhD student will also participate in training activities in the framework of Marie Curie funded projects and in international conferences. Further information can be obtained in the laboratory webpage http://www.vision.csic.es CANDIDATE PROFILE: MSc in Biomedical engineering or Physics preferred; other degrees such as Masters in Optical Technologies, Electrical Engineering or Biomaterials Engineering will also be considered Profound knowledge of written and spoken English. The application form has to be submitted electronically thorugh the website of the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities here. It is strongly recommended to contact previously the IP Prof. Susana Marcos (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Nohelia Morales (email@example.com) to obtain guidance and feedback throughout the application process.