23/06/2020
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

PhD position in the group of Prof. Luisa De Cola starting 1 November 2020.

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of Strasbourg
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciencesBiological engineering
    Chemistry
    EngineeringBiomaterial engineering
    EngineeringMaterials engineering
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    30/07/2020 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Italy › Milan
  • 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
    H2020-MSCA-ITN-2019
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    860125

The position is in the framework of a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Beep Innovative Training Network (ITN) Call: H2020-MSCA-ITN-2019. More information about the network can be found at https://www.ch.cam.ac.uk/beep/projects

The project provides research and training opportunities for early-stage researchers in the field of Bio-inspired breathing hydrogels for self-sustaining bio-photoreactors. Supervisor: Prof. Luisa De Cola

The aim of the research programme is to provide the ESRs with the practical skills and knowledge so that they can perform top-level research, both in the academic and non-academic sectors. The network-wide training programme consists of workshops and a summer school. It has been specifically designed to equip the researchers with a balance of research-related and transferable skills, which will enhance their career perspectives. The ESRs will also have the opportunity to enrol for a PhD.

We are looking for a highly motivated researcher with an excellent academic background in Chemistry or Material Science. The project will deal with the development and investigation of hydrogels and the position will be at the University of Milano.

Selection process

Application procedure:

Interested candidates should send an application containing:

  1. A short 1-2 page CV
  2. A letter of motivation stating clearly which position (ESR6) and the project title "Bio-inspired breathing hydrogels for self-sustaining bio-photoreactors".
  3. Names and contact details of two referees willing to write confidential letters of recommendation

The complete application must be sent by email to Prof. Luisa De Cola (decola@unistra.fr) by July 30, 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview.

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

Applicants must at the time of recruitment:

1) Have a BSc and a MSc or equivalent in Chemistry, or a related discipline

2) Be in the first four years (full-time equivalent) of their research careers

3) Have not been awarded a doctoral degree

4) Have not resided in the country of the host beneficiary (Italy) for more than 12 months in the last 3 years

Map Information

Job Work Location Personal Assistance locations
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
University of Milan
Italy
Milan
20122
Via Festa del Perdono 7

EURAXESS offer ID: 535262

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