Join us with BSC STARS Postdoctoral Fellowship!

Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) has launched today the 2nd call for applications to the BSC STARS programme. BSC will incorporate 12 outstanding post-doctorate researchers in all fields of High Performance Computing and related applications. The initiative is part of COFUND call of the Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions within the Horizon 2020 Programme.

We offer:
24-months incoming postdoctoral fellowships at BSC.

Annual living and mobility allowances (35.000€ gross salary) + Annual Family allowance Researchers (1.500€ gross salary)

Additional support:
Annual budget for Travels and Research & Training activities (5.400€)

Eligible candidates:
Postdoctoral researchers with international mobility, meeting following eligibility conditions:

  • Mobility rule: Candidates may not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the call deadline. Time spent as part of a procedure for obtaining refugee status under the Geneva Convention, compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays are not taken into account.
  • Candidates must at the date of the call deadline be in possession of a doctoral degree or have at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience. Full-Time Equivalent Research Experience is measured from the date when a researcher obtained the degree entitling him or her to embark on a doctorate, either in the country in which the degree was obtained or in the country in which the researcher is recruited, even if a doctorate was never started or envisaged.
  • Candidates must not have been awarded a PhD degree for more than 6 years prior to the call deadline or may not have more than 10 years of research experience prior to the call deadline. Exceptions are made for documented periods of parental leave and sick leave. Women may claim up to 12 months for child, for a maximum of 3 years.

Please see for more details and online application page.

The application deadline is the 30th of September 2019 at 11PM CET.

We in the BSC Fusion Group are looking forward to applications in Fusion in particular. Please contact our group leader Mervi Mantsinen (mervi.mantsinen at if you have any questions related to applying to this programme.

BSC Fusion group.

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