Application process

Applications should be submitted through CRAGjobs (it requires generating a password-protected user account). The application must be complete and include all obligatory information and documents.

As applicant you will have to provide the following information via CRAGjobs (templates for some of the documents requested are available at Call Documents & Templates):

  1. Cover letter, introducing yourself and highlighting the most relevant aspects of your CV;
  2. Curriculum Vitae;
  3. PhD certificate or official notification of the award (if applicable);
  4. Documents accrediting research activities counting towards the total full-time postgraduate research experience (if applicable);
  5. Statement of Research interests, including a short proposal of a prospective research project to be carried out at CRAG in collaboration with a Partner Organization. You have to indicate the Host group of your interest and the corresponding Principal Investigator (as applicant you are required to include elements of interdisciplinarity, cross-sectoral and/or international mobility in their research proposal);
  6. Mobility Declaration;
  7. Ethics Declaration, indicating any ethical issue related to their project.

In addition, as applicant you must ensure the submission of at least two reference letters from scientists with whom you have studied or worked. Letters should be sent directly by the referees to, and should also be received by the application deadline. Instructions about how to write a letter of reference to support a candidate is available at Call Documents & Templates. The letters must be as informative as possible and should refer clearly and objectively to the professional, technical and academic abilities of the candidate.