Science in Spain 2016 - Science Jobs Opportunities

Friday, August 26, 2016

Spain organizes "Science in Spain 2016 - Science Jobs Opportunities" on 15th September, an informative event about funding opportunities and institutional support for scientists to move to Spain to carry out their research, as well as an opportunity for different Spanish research centres to showcase their activity and current job opportunities.

For the last 30 years, Science has thrived in Spain leading the country to achieve the following milestones: 

  • 10th country in number of academic publications, publishing the 3,5% of global number of publications
  • 2nd net receiver of H2020 funds from all EU members, only behind the UK
  • 200,232 staff devoted to Research and Development (R&D) in Spain, 122,235 of which are researchers
  • 33 worldwide competitive research institutions recognised with the awards Severo Ochoa Research Centre of Excellence or María de Maeztu Research Unit of Excellence
  • Spain has a network of unique world class research facilities (Infraestructuras Científicas y Técnicas Singulares, ICTS)
  • 50 public and 33 private universities across all regions (Comunidades Autónomas)


18:00. Welcome

18:05. Funding opportunities for science mobility to Spain - Dr Lorenzo Melchor. Science coordinator at the Spanish Embassy in London

18:30. EURAXESS network. Support for science mobility to Spain - Dr Izaskun Lacunza, Head of International Projects Unit at the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT)

18:45. Showcase of research centres and universities in Spain and their job opportunities. The Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), Madrid - Dr Carolina Pola, Head of International Office. Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona - Dr Josep M Ricart, Vicechancellor of Science Policy and Research.

20:00. Q&A

20:15. Drinks

"Science in Spain 2016 - Science Jobs Opportunities" is an event organised by the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) and the Office for Cultural and Scientific Affairs (OCSA) of the Spanish Embassy in London.

This event precedes NatureJobs Career Expo London 2016 on 16th September, where FECYT is participating with the stand "Science in Spain". Feel free to drop by our stand and get further information!

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