03/01/2021
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

PhD in Material Science/Electrical Engineering/Bioengineering


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Koc University
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    EngineeringBiomedical engineering
    EngineeringElectrical engineering
    EngineeringMaterials engineering
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    20/05/2021 02:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Turkey › Istanbul
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Permanent
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/09/2021
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    955664

OFFER DESCRIPTION

We are looking for PhD candidates for the development of novel optoelectronic medical devices against bacterial infection, one of the most serious healthcare associated risks during clinical treatment. PhD candidates will explore quantum dot integrated light-triggered wound dressings. During their PhD trainings, the candidates will experience the synthesis of nanomaterials, design of nano-bio hybrids, investigation of nanoscale energy transfer phenomena, device fabrication and test their effectiveness in-vitro models.

PhD candidates will be a part of the prestigious consortium of STIMULUS made of top-notch institutions, companies and organizations in Germany, UK, Turkey, Austria, Switzerland, and Netherlands and supported by European Commission. We offer a European, transdisciplinary, structured doctoral education through the Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Training Network STIMULUS. You will spend extended time performing research and receiving training with our partner organizations.

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Benefits

40 hours per week for 36 months.

Gross salary: € 2,929/month (following the terms of the collective agreement for university staff, B1), plus additional mobility (€ 1,200/month) and (when applicable) family allowance.

Eligibility criteria

You cannot have resided in Turkey for more than 12 months during the last 3 years to be eligible.

Selection process

You can find more information on the STIMULUS consortium and on the selection process on the STIMULUS website. We plan the interviews for the second half of February 2021, with the possibility to start soon after that. Applications are welcome until the 3th of February 2021.

Additional comments

The students, who have their undergraduate degree, are also invited for application for a direct PhD degree.

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    EngineeringMaterials engineering
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    EngineeringElectrical engineering
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    EngineeringBiomedical engineering
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Engineering: Master Degree or equivalent
    Chemistry: Master Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

Suppose you are interested, and you have or will finish the equivalent of a European master’s degree next year in physics, chemistry, materials science, or related discipline. In that case, you can apply to us by submitting:

  • Cover letter including your motivation to apply for the chosen position and research interests
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Diploma for the highest finished degree (expected date of graduation if your master’s degree is not completed)
  • Full transcript of grades for your university studies (with grade key in English)
  • Reference letters or reference contact persons
  • TOEFL (Min. 80)

 

Specific Requirements

The application should be submitted in English. You cannot have resided in Turkey for more than 12 months during the last 3 years to be eligible.

We especially encourage female applicants, applicants from minority groups, and applicants with disabilities.

You can find more information on the STIMULUS consortium and on the selection process on the STIMULUS website. We plan the interviews for the second half of May 2021, with the possibility to start soon after that.

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Koc University
Turkey
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Istanbul
34500
Koç Üniversitesi Rumeli Feneri Yolu

EURAXESS offer ID: 591938

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