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Programme description
Eligibility criteria
How to apply
Research Areas
Call Calendar
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Programme description



ImPuLSe is a new International Fellowship Programme for talented young researchers in Life Sciences that offers exciting career opportunities at the Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG). The programme aims at enabling outstanding junior scientists of all nationalities to develop a competitive research project in life sciences, thus promoting the transnational mobility and career perspectives of young scientists in Europe. 

We offer you a career boost by providing opportunities to learn new techniques and skills and develop leadership qualities in a highly stimulating and international environment with a collaborative work atmosphere.

5 fellowship positions are available for this call.

Eligibility criteria

  • Candidates can be of any nationality, but must undertake trans-national mobility, which means that 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 call deadline. Furthermore, applicants working at CRG for more than 3 months before the deadline will not be considered.
  • Candidates must hold a PhD degree at the start of the fellowship obtained not more than 4 years before the call deadline (exceptions for up to 3 years for maternity/paternity leaves and other documented career breaks)
  • Candidates must have at least one publication as first author (either in press or published) at the time of the deadline
  • Candidates must provide two letters of reference


Fellows may be employed up to 36 months 

How to apply

Applications for the ImPuLSe programme are accepted exclusively online through our online application system. The application deadline is the 30th of June 2015, at 5:00pm (local time).

Research Areas

Successful candidates will join research groups with top-level scientists and will carry out their research in the following areas of biomedicine:

Call Calendar

Call opening

May 4, 2015

Call deadline

June 30, 2015

Pre-selection of candidates

July 1 - 10, 2015

Submission of proposals by pre-selected candidates

July 13 - 24, 2015

Evaluation of projects

July 27 - 31, 2015

Invitation for the interviews

August  3– 7, 2015

Oral interviews

September 17, 2015

Notification to candidates

September 21, 2015

Start date of fellowships

October – December, 2015

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Contact information

For any additional information, please contact: Imma Falero at

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 608959