International Federation for Cell Biology

International Federation
for Cell Biology

"la Caixa"/CNIO International PhD Programme

"I would like to draw your attention to the "la Caixa"/CNIO International PhD Programme at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncologicas (CNIO) in Madrid, Spain. Ten four-year fellowships will be available during 2008.

"This new PhD programme offers interdisciplinary training and research opportunities to outstanding young graduate students from all over the world wishing to pursue an ambitious PhD project at the CNIO. The programme is aimed to exceptional and highly motivated recent university graduates of any nationality holding a university degree, or who expect to be awarded with such qualification during the first half of 2008. These studies should have been completed no more than two years ago. Candidates should have an excellent academic record, fluid knowledge of English and previous research experience during their undergraduate period.

"During the first two years, students will receive a total annual stipend of 18,550 euros. During the third and fourth year, the graduate students will receive an employment contract with a gross annual salary of 26,700 euros.

"Additional information about the programme can be found at The application deadline is March 31st, 2008. If positions remain available after the first selection process, a second deadline will apply on June 30th, 2008."