Ikerbasque Research Fellows

Ikerbasque offers 20 positions for experienced postdoctoral researchers. These positions are financed by the Basque Government, Basque research institutions and the European Commission.



Researchers of any nationality who have completed their PhD between 1 January 2012 and 31 December 2020. Applications from women are especially welcomed. The eligibility period will be extended under special circumstances such as maternity. 


5 year employment contract including full social security. After the 5 year period the Research Fellow can obtain a permanent position as a Research Associate.

University of Deusto research groups

The researchers will develop their research lines in a University of Deusto research group that covers 40% of the personnel costs; therefore, the acceptance letter of our institution is mandatory.


Application deadline: 15 March 2023, 13:00 CET. 

For more information please contact the University of Deusto Research and Knowledge Transfer Office (DEIKER) at postdoc@deusto.es



  • Deiker. Avda. de las Universidades 24 48007 Bilbao
    Tel.: 944 139 113 postdoc@deusto.es