An event in New York presents opportunities for researchers returning to Spain

Thursday, October 6, 2016

More than 90 people came yesterday the Chair Juan Carlos I of New York University (NYU, New York University) to listen about Opportunities to return to Spain for Science professionals. 

The Labor Counselor, Gonzalo Gimenez and the Scientific Coordinator and Representative of FECYT in the US, Dr. Ana Elorza, both appointed at the Embassy of Spain in Washington, presented and discussed in an open dialogue the possibilities, procedures and opportunities to do Science in Spain for Spanish and foreign scientists. 

Most of the information about opportunities on the research career in Spain was collected thanks to a joint effort of the Secretary of State for Research, Development and Innovation with the support of the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) and four documents containing opportunities and funding available for Science professionals in Spain were uploaded on-line: 

1) "Researcher career path in Spain at a glance" ( stages of the research career in Spain and public funds (European, national and regional) available. Also private institutions that finance them were mentioned. 

2) "Severo Ochoa and Maria de Maeztu Centres and Units of Excellence in Spain. Recruitment Opportunities "( 2016-2017 Open recruitment process at excellence centers and units in Spain. 

3) "Recruitment Opportunities from the EURAXESS network and the MSCA Cofund Programme in Spain. 2016-2017 "( Universities in the EURAXESS network funding programs MSCA-Cofund. Recruitment processes open during 2016 and 2017. 

4) "Recruitment Opportunities for Researchers in Spain" ( Relevant information about R&D Spain system.

 Researchers welcomed very positively the presentation of more than 425 jobs in Science in Spain. ECUSA objectives were accomplished again: strengthen links between scientists and explore new opportunities for collaboration, creating a forum for discussion and build bridges to facilitate communication between the Spanish scientific community in the US and Spain.


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