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[Met-jobs] Wildfire Propagation Modelling - PhD position at BCAM - Bilbao

From Gianni Pagnini <>
Date Tue, 28 Nov 2017 12:23:28 +0100

Dear colleagues,

I would like inform you about a PhD position on wildfire propagation modelling at BCAM - Basque Center for Applied Mathematics in Bilbao, Basque Country - Spain ( This is a 3-years position with incorporation expected on September/October 2018. The deadline for applications is the 1st of February 2018. The research plan, salary details and the application procedure are described in the attached document.

For questions about the research, write me: Gianni Pagnini
For questions about administrative issues, write to:
Please, feel free to spread the announcement.
Thank you very much.
Gianni Pagnini
Ikerbasque Research Fellow
BCAM -  Basque Center for Applied Mathematics
Alameda de Mazarredo, 14
E-48009 Bilbao, Basque Country - Spain
Tel. +34 946 567 842
( matematika mugaz bestalde )



The conditions are the following:

  • 3-years contract 
  • Incorporation date: October 2018. January 2019 under extraordinary circumstances. 
  • 104.400 euros (34.800 euros per year) including salary, employee social security contribution, income taxes and all compulsory employers' contributions, this is equivalent to a gross salary approx 26.000 euro - 28.000 euro per year.
  • 10.692 euros (3.564 euros per year) for research costs such as conferences and workshops attendance, short-stays, consumables and intellectual property costs, among others. 
  • PhD Award of 7.500 euros will be granted to researchers that submit their thesis within 6 months after the end of the fellowship. 
  • Complementary training programme: 
    • Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship workshops by Oxford University Innovation. 
    • Professional and Career Development sessions by Vitae. 
  • High-quality academic and industrial secondments. 
  • Participation in outreach and social events of la Caixa Foundation

Eligibility requirements:

  • At the time of recruitment (start date of the contract with the Research Centre), candidates must be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of their research careers and not yet have been awarded a doctoral degree. 
  • At the time of recruitment, candidates must comply with one of the following options
    • To have completed the studies that lead to an official Spanish (or from another country of the European Higher Education Area) university degree awarding 300 ECTS credits, of which at least 60 ECTS credits must correspond to master level. 
    • To have completed a degree in a non-Spanish university not adapted to the European Higher Education Area that gives access to doctoral studies. The verification of an equivalent level of studies to the ones mentioned above will be made by the university when the admission procedure starts. 
  • Mobility Rule: Candidates must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the recruitment date. Short stays such as holidays will not be taken into account. 
  • Demonstrable level of English (B2 or higher). 

Please do not hesitate to contact us for any additional information



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