25/04/2019
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

4 Marie Curie PhD Positions on Blockchain Technology

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Economics
    EngineeringComputer engineering
    MathematicsApplied mathematics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/12/2019 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Barcelona
    France › Nozay, Paris
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37,5
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/09/2019
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    814284

Pompeu Fabra University and Nokia Bell Labs announce 4 Marie Skłodowska­-Curie European PhD Positions for the ITN BAnDIT H2020 project. Ph.D. students will be supervised by researchers from UPF and Bell Labs (effectively spending 50% of the time at each institution), and collaborating with both Rovira i Virgili University and Caelum Labs for secondments.

We are looking for highly motivated young researchers with a Master degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Economics or related disciplines, willing to study and do research at the leading edge of blockchain technologies.

Ph.D. students will be appointed for 36 months. All the fellowships provide a highly competitive remuneration package, complemented by mobility and family allowances (for eligible candidates).

 

Benefits

PhD students will be appointed for 36 months at one of the participating entities. The fellowships provide an attractive remuneration package complemented by mobility and family allowances (for details, see Section 5 of this document). 

Eligibility criteria

The following formal eligibility criteria are applied according to rules of the Marie Skłodowska­ Curie Action program (see Section 3 of this document for details):

  • Researchers can be of any nationality
  • Early­ Stage Researchers (ESRs) shall, at the time of recruitment, be in the first four years (full­-time equivalent research experience) of their research careers and not yet have been awarded a doctoral degree.
  • They are required to undertake international mobility (i.e. move from one country to another) when taking up their appointment. One general rule applies to the appointment of researchers: At the time of recruitment by the host university, researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of their host beneficiary for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the reference date. Short stays such as holidays and/or compulsory national service are not taken into account.
  • You should have excellent teamwork and communication skills, and be enthusiastic about collaborating with a diverse range of international partners. We expect candidates to be fluent in English as this will be the language used to interrelate with the different partners.
  • Female applicants are explicitly encouraged to apply and will be treated preferentially whenever they are equally qualified as other male candidates.

Selection process

The application must include: 

  • A statement of purpose, stating your motivation to join BAnDIT, and the project you would prefer to apply for.
  • CV (please specially address eligibility criteria clearly).
  • Transcripts of educational degrees obtained, including the grades for each subject taken.
  • A one-page synopsis of yourself, your scientific interests, and of your current/previous research work.
  • A statement of proficiency of English, preferably by means of an internationally recognized test.
  • Two reference letters.
  • And a list of any scientific work (if any).

If should be done though the following form

The evaluation committee will assess candidates on a continuous basis until the positions are filled. First evaluation will be at the end of May, and afterwards regularly at the end of every month until all candidates are selected. Once evaluated will be contacted, and if pre-selected interviews will be arranged either via Skype or by inviting you to one of the partners. Selected ESRs will be published on the website.

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Mathematics: Master Degree or equivalent
    Computer science: Master Degree or equivalent
    Economics: Master Degree or equivalent
    Engineering: Master Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

Pompeu Fabra University and Nokia Bell Labs announce 4 Marie Skłodowska­-Curie European PhD Positions for the ITN BAnDIT H2020 project.  PhD students will be supervised by researchers from UPF and Bell Labs (effectively spending 50% of the time at each institution), and collaborating with both Rovira i Virgili University and Caelum Labs for secondments.  

We are looking for highly motivated young researchers with a Master degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Economics or related disciplines, willing to study and do research at the leading edge of blockchain technologies.

PhD students will be appointed for 36 months. All the fellowships provide a highly competitive remuneration package, complemented by mobility and family allowances (for eligible candidates).

 

Specific Requirements

Specific skills for each one of the ESRs can be found here: https://www.upf.edu/web/bandit/esrs

Work location(s)
4 position(s) available at
Pompeu Fabra University
Spain
Barcelona
Barcelona
08018
Roc Boronat 138, Office 216 Tanger Building
4 position(s) available at
Nokia Bell Labs
France
Nozay, Paris
91620
Route de Villejust

EURAXESS offer ID: 402637

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