“IMDEA (“Instituto Madrileño de Estudios Avanzados” – Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies) is the new institutional framework established by the Government of the Region of Madrid (Spain) to effectively combine and increase both public and private support for research of excellence in the region. IMDEA comprises a network of research institutes in areas of high economic impact, including: energy, food sciences, materials, nanotechnology, networks, social sciences, software, and water.
AMAROUT Europe is a Marie Curie Action (PEOPLE-COFUND) to foster and consolidate the European Research Area by attracting to Europe and, in particular, to the region of Madrid (Spain) top research talent. AMAROUT contributes with IMDEA to turning Madrid into one of the top knowledge generation regions in Europe. To accomplish this, during the next 4 years, the AMAROUT program will finance up to 132 researchers to join the IMDEA network of research institutes for one year (renewable up to twice).
The AMAROUT fellowships
Both “experienced” and “very experienced” researchers from any country (worldwide) can apply for AMAROUT fellowships at any of the eight IMDEA Institutes participating in the programme (Software, Energy, Food, Materials, Nanoscience, Networks, Water, and Social Science) in one of the following two mobility types: “incoming” and “reintegration”.
- “Experienced” fellows must have at least 4 years of research experience (full time) and a doctorate. (Only exceptionally applicants without a doctorate will be considered as eligible candidates.)
- “Very experienced” fellows must have more than 10 years research experience and occupy a position at the research leader level (e.g., Professor).
- “Incoming” fellows must be non-nationals/non-residents from Member States or Associated Countries.
- “Re-integration” fellows must be nationals from Member State or Associated Countries having carried out research in a Third Country for at least 3 years.