01/11/2018
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

5 PhD positions


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    StarT - Marie Curie Innovative Training Network
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciencesOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    28/02/2019 17:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Multiple locations, see work locations below.
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    36-40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/06/2019
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    813490

5 of 14 PhD positions

are still available in the framework of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN) on

Training researchers to Diagnose, Understand and Treat Stargardt Disease, a Frequent Inherited Blinding Disorder

 (StarT)

The objectives of StarT are twofold: 1) to give the next generation of European vision researchers unparalleled opportunities to be trained by a consortium of European vision research groups excelling in genomics, transcriptomics, functional genomics, bio-informatics, genome editing, stem cell biology, animal disease models, and therapy development; and 2) to address the knowledge gaps to diagnosing, understanding and treating STGD1 using innovative approaches related to the aforementioned disciplines.

Positions are available at:

The StarT partners offer:

  • PhD positions for a period of three years (fellowships for Early Stage Researchers / ESR), anticipated start date April 1, 2019. See https://www.startn.eu/esr-profiles.html for the description of the individual ESR projects.

Eligibility criteria

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants should be in the first 4 years (full-time equivalent) of their research careers, including the period of research training, starting at the date of obtaining the degree which would formally entitle them to embark on a doctorate.
  • Applicants should not have resided or performed their main activity in the country of the host institution for more than 12 months in the 3 year period immediately prior to the start date of the fellowship.

Selection process

Applicants should submit

  • a personal statement explaining their motivation and project interests and the contact details of 2 academic referees
  • a CV (EU-format; other formats are NOT accepted)
  • a form indicating the preference for one or more specific partner institute(s) and/or research project(s) (use preference form)

Please send these documents via email to simone.dusseljee@radboudumc.nl        

Do NOT include other documents like diplomas.

PLEASE NOTE that applications that do not meet these requirements WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Applicants interested in the position at UCL should also apply via the UCL online recruitment tool (http://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs)

Additional comments

More information

For more information on the application process and to download the required documents, please visit https://www.startn.eu/ or email simone.dusseljee@radboudumc.nl

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

 

    Map Information

    Work location(s)
    1 position(s) available at
    Radboud University Medical Center
    Netherlands
    Nijmegen
    2 position(s) available at
    Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine
    Italy
    Pozzuoli, Naples
    1 position(s) available at
    Trinity College Dublin
    Ireland
    Dublin
    1 position(s) available at
    ProQR Therapeutics
    Netherlands
    Leiden

    EURAXESS offer ID: 351757