21/04/2020
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

15 PhD positions as part of the H2020MSCA ETN project TraDE-OPT

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    TraDE-OPT: H2020 MSCA-ITN-ETN Project
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer science
    MathematicsAlgorithms
    MathematicsApplied mathematics
    MathematicsStatistics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/10/2020 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Multiple locations, see work locations below.
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/11/2020
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    ITN ETN TraDE-OPT
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    861137

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Training Network - TraDE-OPT (Training Data Driven Experts in Optimization) invites applications for 15 early-stage researcher (ESR) / PhD positions, available with a starting date in the period September 2020- November 2020. The duration of the appointment is 36 months, full-time employment contract.

The main scientific objective of the TraDE-OPT research program is to develop a theoretical — optimization based — framework to derive and analyze new efficient optimization algorithms for solving data-driven problems, i.e. for the extraction of high-level information and the subsequent identification of optimal decisions. The TraDE-OPT network comprises 8 beneficiaries and 6 partner organisations from both the academic and industrial sectors from 7 European countries (Italy, France, Germany, Austria, Romania, Poland, Belgium).  

A list of the 15 PhD positions /ESR projects is presented below. To apply to a specific position/project, click on the title and follow the instructions.

The application & selection process might be proper to each organisation, please visit our website  and write an email to Silvia Villa and Modiana Pasquinelli  verify the application procedure and deadlines for the position you are interested in. The positions will be open until filled.

NOTE: Application dates and start dates vary. Please check individual ESR projects for details as well as for specific / local acceptance requirements.

List of available PhD / ESR positions (+ host institutions, supervisors and application deadlines):

More Information

Benefits

The benefits of being a PhD student in a European Training Network include:

  • You will be supervised by excellent group leaders from academia and industry – they are all outstanding in their research, business, and trainings.
  • You will be part of the network research effort focused on data science oriented modern optimization, exploitation of data structure, decomposition and parallelization strategies, randomized and incremental strategies and hosted by excellent research institution
  • You will get the chance to participate in specially developed courses (e.g. on specific topics, academic soft skills, etc.)
  • You can start building your personal and professional network at a very early stage in your career due to the embedding of our PhD projects in an academic / industrial network and to the  dissemination of your research results (conferences, schools, workshops, journal papers);
  • You will be exposed to industry and the challenges in industry already during the PhD, because we also have partners from industry in our network (who also contribute to the training).
  • You will get the opportunity to spend some time in the labs of other partners (thereby you will get familiar with other disciplines, techniques, cultures etc.)
  • You will get a very attractive salary plus an allowances package in accordance with the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) rules and the personal circumstances of the applicant. The exact salary will be confirmed upon appointment and is dependent on the Country correction factor (to allow for the difference in cost of living in different EU Member States). For further information please visit the EU MSCA website.

 

Eligibility criteria

• ESR must – at the date of recruitment – have obtained the MSc degree entitling him to start a PhD Program

• ESR must – at the date of recruitment – be within the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience ) of his research career and not have a doctoral degree

Mobility rule: ESR must not have resided or carried out her/his main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the host organisation he is  applying for more than 12  months in the 3 years immediately prior to the recruitment date

• Compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays are not taken into account

Please check the the full description of eligibility criteria in the Information Note for ITN Fellows.

Selection process

Details on the application procedure for each ESR position are provided on our website: https://trade-opt-itn.eu

Applications should include:

  • Motivation Letter (describing research career goals, skills, experience, and highlighting the consistency between the candidate’s profile and the chosen ESR position)
  • A complete Curriculum Vitae with references to past research and training experiences
  • Copies of Bachelor and Master’s certificates/diploma & transcripts
  • Contacts of two Reference people
  • Publications (if available).

Applications should be submitted in English, as a single PDF, quoting the project name and the ESR position ‘TraDE-OPT - ESR X’.

NOTE: Please select well the most appropriate position for which you would like to apply and do not send your application to more than 2 positions. 

In your Motivation Letter indicate if you are interested in being considered for any of the other PhD positions in our network (and if you give us permission to share your application with the host of that project). In this way we can ensure a more efficient handling of your application.

TraDE-OPT recruitment and employment strategy is based on an equal opportunities policy and in full compliance with the principle of the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers. We value diversity, and do not discriminate based on gender, religion, marital status, age, or cultural background.

TraDE-OPT seeks to increase the number of women in those scientific areas where they are under-represented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Other: Master Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

We seek outstanding, highly motivated candidates interested in developing their PhD in the area of data science oriented modern optimization - theory and solution methods. Requirements and eligibility criteria:

- Strong mathematical skills (computational skills are an advantage);

- MSc degree (at the moment of acceptance, not necessarily at submission);

- To be in the first four years of your research career ;

Please make sure you comply with the eligibility criteria before applying.

You can read the full description of eligibility criteria in the Information Note for ITN Fellows.

Work location(s)
2 position(s) available at
Università di Genova
Italy
GE
Genova
16146
Via Dodecaneso 35
2 position(s) available at
Technische Universität Braunschweigh
Germany
Braunschweigh
2 position(s) available at
Universität Graz
Austria
Graz
2 position(s) available at
Systems Research Institute PAN
Poland
Warsaw
2 position(s) available at
Universitatea Politehnica din București
Romania
Bucarest
2 position(s) available at
Université catholique de Louvain
Belgium
Louvain
1 position(s) available at
CAMELOT Biomedical Systems
Italy
Genoa
2 position(s) available at
CentraleSupelec
France
Paris

EURAXESS offer ID: 516136

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