27/11/2019
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

5 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Ph.D Fellowships in Cell, Developmental and Cancer Biology

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Institut Curie
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciences
    Computer science
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    30/04/2020 17:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Multiple locations, see work locations below.
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Other
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/09/2020
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    860635

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 7: Neural crest specification: elucidating the early origin of neural crest hypoplasia

      ESR 8: Role of Sox9/Sox10 in syndromic neurocristopathies

ESR 13 supervised by Carmit Levy (Tel Aviv University, Israel)

      ESR13: Tissue environment and melanocyte differentiation: role of the adipocytes

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.

Additional comments

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 daria.barsuk@curie.fr or neucrest@gmail.com.

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Biological sciences: Bachelor Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Map Information

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
University of East Anglia, UK
United Kingdom
Norwich
1 position(s) available at
University of Galway
Ireland
Galway
1 position(s) available at
Tel Aviv University
Israel
Tel Aviv

EURAXESS offer ID: 467270

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