All the application procedure will be made online. Other means of application will not be considered. Applicants must fill out and submit the online application form available at the Jobs & Grants section on ICIQ’s website (http://www.iciq.org/jobs-grants/).
Only one application per person will be considered. In case of multiple applications, we will just consider the first application submitted.
After completing online the personal data fields, applicants must attach the following documents:
a. A full Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format).
b. A Personal Statement that describes the applicant’s academic background, research experience and career goals (maximum two DIN A4 pages, in PDF format). This is a very important part. Please take the time to communicate what your interests are and how they would fit into carrying out your PhD at ICIQ. You should also mention in a clearly manner the ICIQ group that you would like to join to carry out your PhD and the reasons you are interested in the ICIQ group leader.
c. Official transcripts of your BSc and MSc studies in PDF format. A scanned copy of the certified academic record of the studies granting access to the PhD programme (BSc compulsory and MSc if available). In case that the MSc studies have not yet been completed at the time of the application, include details on the subjects in which you are currently enrolled (subject name and number of credits). For academic records not issued in Catalan, Spanish or English, a certified translation in English should be provided. For degrees obtained in foreign institutions, the academic record must include the range of marks used in the corresponding countries and the minimum mark to pass, as well as the hours or ECTS and marks for each subject.
d. Contact details for letters of recommendation of two University professors or other relevant individuals who can assess your potential for research. We would directly contact the persons you list for letters of recommendation. We suggest informing them.
2) Desirable documentation
a. Chemistry level: The score of your Graduate Record Examination (GRE) – Chemistry Test is an added plus for evaluation.
b. English proficiency level: Applicants from non-English speaking countries are strongly encourage to supply evidence of their proficiency in written and oral communication in the English language i.e. TOEFL or IELTS scores.
Please note that documents sent in hard copy cannot be processed.
Once the application has been successfully completed, an acknowledgement e-mail will be automatically sent. Candidates must ensure that all information is included before the deadline. Incomplete proposals will not be considered.
Pursuant to Personal Data Protection Organic Law 15/1999, 13th December, we inform you that we will proceed to include your data in the Curriculum Vitae file duly registered in the General Register of the Data Protection in the Spanish Data Protection Agency. The data provided will be used only for recruitment processes made by the ICIQ.
You can exercise your rights to access, cancel, rectify and oppose this information by writing to AV PAISOS CATALANS 16 TARRAGONA 43007-TARRAGONA or through this mail address: LOPD@iciq.es