ICFO Industrial PhD-Fellowship Position to study in Spain 2018

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ICFO Industrial PhD-Fellowship Position to study in Spain 2018
ICFO Industrial PhD-Fellowship Position to study in Spain 2018

ICFO Industrial PhD-Fellowship Position for International Students in Spain, 2018

ICFO is calling applications from all around the world to apply for its Industrial PhD-fellowship position on quantum technologies in Spain.

PhD program is designed to prepare PhD-students for leadership in the academic and the industrial worlds. ICFO offers a focused 4.5 year PhD program, in partnership with the UPC – BarcelonaTech, with an emphasis on intensive research-based training.

ICFO is looking for a highly motivated student to accomplish a challenging PhD-project, aimed at investigating new materials and photonic structures for quantum technology applications.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application deadline: January 15, 2018
  • Course Level: Fellowship is available to pursue PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: Fellowship position is awarded on quantum technologies. In particular, the project will leverage the latest advanced materials made at Corning Incorporated to implement new designs at ICFO, e.g. in the fields of quantum random walks and quantum memories.
  • Scholarship Award: The PhD program is designed to prepare PhD-students for leadership in the academic and the industrial worlds. ICFO offers a focused 4.5 year Ph.D. program, in partnership with the UPC – BarcelonaTech, with an emphasis on intensive research-based training.
  • Nationality: No restrictions of citizenship apply to the ICFO positions.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Spain

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: Applicants of nationalities are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

  • Candidates must hold an internationally recognized master degree (or evidence of its completion in the nearest future) in a related field. The candidates should have a proven record of academic excellence, ideally with a background in two of the following areas: quantum physics, optoelectronics/photonics, and material science.
  • Selection is based on merit and potential, measured in terms of the academic record and personal achievements. Academic excellence is a must. Pro-activity, participation in community activities, and capacity for team-work are also taken into account.
  • Our Ph.D. program is designed to prepare PhD-students for leadership in the academic and the industrial worlds. ICFO offers a focused 4.5 year Ph.D. program, in partnership with the UPC – BarcelonaTech, with an emphasis on intensive research-based training.
  • Female graduate students are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • No restrictions of citizenship apply to the ICFO positions. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

English Language Requirements: In order to be eligible applicants must have a high working knowledge of English.

 

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: To apply, suitable candidates are requested to submit (in English) online the following material:

  • A Cover/ Motivation Letter,
  • Curriculum Vitae, including contact details.
  • Scanned copies of the complete (Bachelor and Master-equivalent) official academic transcripts in English (or Spanish).
  • Via the online application form, the candidate should indicate two referees, who we will contact for their reference letters if necessary.

All required application material must be complete and submitted by the deadline in order for the application to be considered.

Online Application

Scholarship Link

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