Science by Women: Visiting Senior Research Fellowships in Spanish Centres of Excellence, Sept 2017
Closing date: 20 Sep 2017
The Women for Africa Foundation (FMxA) has launched the 3rd Edition of their Science by Women programme, with the aim to promote African women’s leadership in scientific research and technology transfer and to foster the capacity of the research centres in their home countries. The main goal is to enable African women researchers and scientists to tackle the great challenges faced by Africa through research in health and biomedicine, agriculture and food security, water, energy and climate change, mathematics, Information and Communication Technologies as well as Economic Sciences.
To achieve this ambitious goal, FMxA is collaborating with 10 Spanish Centres of Excellence, whose prestige is internationally recognized, to provide 10 fully-funded six month visiting Fellowships.
Being a woman
Nationality of an African country
PhD with at least 3 years of post-doctoral professional experience
Contractual relationship with a university or a public or private non-profit organization based in Africa dedicated to significant scientific research in the areas indicated
Excellent academic record and proven track of relevant research experience
Solid working knowledge of English
Proven experience leading a research group
For more information or to apply visit the grant call website.