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SCIENCE BY WOMEN Visiting Senior Research Fellowships 2024 For African Women (Fully-Funded To Spain)


Each of these centres will host 1 senior woman researcher with at least 3 years of post-doctoral experience for a six-month fellowship. Applications will be subjected to a rigorous selection process, evaluating the academic merits and leadership of the applicants as well as the scientific quality and expected impact of their research projects. Selected candidates will receive training and integration in a dynamic, multidisciplinary and highly competitive working team. They can develop their research projects and acquire complementary skills, empowering them to transfer their research results into tangible economic and social benefits.


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 expenses and health and occupational accident insurance coverage.


  • 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 a proven track of relevant research experience

  • Solid working knowledge of English

  • Proven experience leading a research group

Beneficiaries of first and second editions are not eligible. Candidates must have already contacted and identified research groups in the host centres to confirm that their proposed research can be carried out in collaboration with those research groups and, when needed, in their laboratories.


30th September 2023

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