RESEARCH FIELDBiological sciencesComputer science
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE30/04/2020 17:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONMultiple locations, see work locations below.
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
OFFER STARTING DATE01/09/2020
EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMEH2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER860635
NEUcrest is a four-year project, funded by the European Union Horizon 2020 Programme. The neural crest is an essential stem cell population of the vertebrate embryos. The project focuses on integrating academic, clinical and industrial research for a better understanding of neural crest development and neural crest related diseases. The NEUcrest network comprises 20 partners in academia, industry and hospitals from seven European countries.
Projects are available in the following labs and companies.
Applicants are encouraged to apply to more than one project if they are interested. Please note some different deadlines apply:
ESR 5 supervised by Grant Wheeler (University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK): Modelling Neurocristopathies in Xenopus, mechanisms and drug screening
ESR 7, ESR 8 supervised by Gerhard Schlosser (University of Galway, Ireland)
ESR 13 supervised by Carmit Levy (Tel Aviv University, Israel)
Training for transverse skills in outreach and industrial managements are deeply embedded in the programme.
Studentships can start anytime from now and october 2020 the latest.
Person Specification: First degree or Masters in Biological Sciences, Cell Biology, Genetics and Molecular Biology. Mobility requirement: Applicants must not have been based in the future hosting country of PhD for more than 12 months in the last 3 years.
Please note that in order to demonstrate fair equal recruitment and to provide statistical data on the recruitment for MSCA program NEUcrest management team will retain the following personal data of all applicants: full name, gender, nationality, copy of the CV.
The data will be preserved in the internal repository of Institut Curie till maximum up to 5 years after the termination of the NEUcrest grant. The security of the data is provided and guaranteed by the centre for information processing of Institut Curie.
By applying for the advertised positions the applicant automatically gives the authorization to store his/her personal data. The NEUcrest consortium will not share personal data with third parties outside the consortium; however, data may be transmitted to bodies responsible for monitoring, inspection or regulatory tasks under EU law, e.g. the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) or the teams performing administrative investigations.
The applicant may refuse, without having to give any explanations, the preservation of the data. In this case he/she needs to inform about it the management team of NEUcrest consortium upon submitting the application or sending a request at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELBiological sciences: Bachelor Degree or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: Excellent
EURAXESS offer ID: 467270
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