Predoctoral contracts for PhD Students AEI 2022 at BCAM

The period to apply is Jan 12th, 2023 to Jan 26th, 2023 at 14:00h CET


The Spanish State Research Agency (AEI) has published the call for PhD contracts to be performed at Severo Ochoa Excellence Research Centers or within the research projects funded in the call of 2022. The call offers 11 positions in the following areas:

The program is open to students of any nationality. Contracts will be 4-year long and those PhD Students that defend their thesis before that period will be issued a postdoctoral contract up to the end of the 4-years grant. This grant can also fund the doctoral course tuition fees and predoctoral mobility (up to 6,860€ in total). Incorporation in Sept 2023 or Sept 2024. The BCAM PhD contract will start when the selected candidate has finished the Master program The period to apply is Jan 12th, 2023 to Jan 26th, 2023 at 14:00h CET. All the information about this call can be found at the website (in Spanish).

Application Procedure

  1. (Only if you don’t have a MINECO account): Go to MINECO in "Registro Investigador" option. This first step consists in creating your personal account with your personal data at the MINECO website. This account will not be useful only for this call but for any MINECO funding call. In the RUS ("unified register for candidates") form please make sure that the response to the question "¿Es también investigador?" ("are you also a researcher?") is "Sí" ("yes") (see below). Once you create your account you will receive an email for the account activation. You should press the link of that email so as to activate your account. From this moment on you will receive any communication from the MINECO in that email account. Please, do not change this contact information until the final resolution of the grant.
  2. (If you have a MINECO account) login to the website and click "Añadir".
  3. Select by Reference Code (see above). Note that you can only apply for ONE Position.
  4. Click "Crear Solicitud" and then choose "Editar" option.
  5. Fill the 4 sections ("Personal data", "Academic data", "Requirement of the candidates" and add the corresponding documents: CV, academic record, etc.)
  6. Once the application is complete, click "Definitivo" to generate the application form and make sure that you send it by electronic signature (Spanish residents in Spain) see the indications in the Extra notes. Through the Spanish consulate if you are abroad (foreign researchers and Spanish citizens nor residents in Spain). The postal address is the following, , but before to do it, please contact to, we can try to manage the sumbision from here.

    Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación

    Agencia Estatal de Investigación

    Calle Torrelaguna 58 bis,

    28027 Madrid


Extra Notes

The full procedure explanation (in Spanish) can be found in the following link: MINECO

For further scientific information, please contact with the corresponding supervisors. For further administrative information, please do not hesitate to contact BCAM Projects Office.