Science by Women programme 2017 for African women researchers (fully funded to Spain)

Application Deadline: September 20, 2017.

The Science by Women programme will fund a total of 10 six-month visiting senior research
fellowships for ten experienced African women researchers in any of the following international research centres of excellence based in Spain.
Eligibility requirements
• 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
Successful candidates will have access to the following benefits:
• Flight from their centre of origin to the host institution and back
• Living allowance of 2.400 Euros gross per month to cover accommodation, personal expense and health and occupational accident insurance coverage.
Application Procedure:
Deadline for applications is September 20, 2017.
Only applications submitted in English via the Science by Women microsite at www.mujeresporafrica.eswill be accepted. They must include the following documents:
• Letter of Interest ( max. 1page)
• Full curriculum vitae
• Fully filled form
• Brief but concise description of the project to be developed in the Spanish host centre (max. 2 pages)
• A letter of the prospective host group’s stating its interest to support the project proposed by the candidate


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