20/07/2022

The REDI (RMIT European Doctoral Innovators) program is a unique opportunity offering excellent PhD positions including enviable international experience, top-class research discipline and transversal skills training as well as networking with academic and industry leaders from 60+ supporting partners.

REDI´s early-stage researchers from around the globe will be working with leading European research and academic institutions across 10+ countries and spend up to one residential year at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia (ranked in the top 20 universities under 50 years old in the world). REDI researchers will be part of a rich multidisciplinary and multicultural research community and work closely with leading industry partners, their projects and careers benefiting from comprehensive technical training, international experience and mentoring.

Currently, there are 12 open positions in the fields of engineering, manufacturing, natural sciences, mathematics, statistics, molecular biology, photonics, urban design, information and communication technologies, and artificial intelligence.

For more information please see: http://www.rediprogram.eu/open_vacancies/

Benefits

As a REDI researcher you will be:

  • enrolled by two entities (in most cases both degree-awarding institutions), with the chance to be awarded dual doctorates and gain alumni status from multiple institutions, including the Marie Curie Alumni Association

  • seeing the world and spending up to a year at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia (ranked in the top 20 universities under 50 years old in the world).

  • part of a rich multidisciplinary network of researchers and supervisors who come together in annual training weeks in Barcelona.

  • working closely with industry and gaining experience with the 40+ leading companies supporting the program.

  • earning a salary above national standards for doctoral positions with full social security and career mentoring benefits (with further support available for eligible researchers with additional needs).

  • receiving support and guidance from two highest-calibre, experienced supervisors with high PhD completion rates.

  • enhancing your career prospects through comprehensive technical and transversal skills training from leading institutions, intersectoral and international experience and mentoring.

  • working on innovative and exciting projects of high commercial and societal value with up to four years to complete your research.

Eligibility criteria

To apply for REDI, you must comply with all the following MSCA-COFUND eligibility criteria by the application deadline:

  • Be in the first four years (Full-Time Equivalent (FET) research experience of your research career and not yet have been awarded a doctoral degree. FTE Research Experience is measured from the date when a researcher obtained the degree entitling him/her to embark on a doctorate,

  • Not have resided or carried out your main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of your research host for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before this call's deadline. Time spent as part of a procedure for obtaining refugee status under the Geneva Convention (1951 Refugee Convention and 1967 Protocol), compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays is not taken into account

  • Not be already permanently employed by the chosen Research Host at the time of call deadline. Applicants (if successful) must be able to dedicate full time to the program's research training activities unless duly justified for personal or family reasons. This also means that a researcher cannot benefit from two Marie Skłodowska-Curie (or "Marie Curie" under FP7) Actions grants at the same time.

AND the following criteria:

  • Hold a master’s or equivalent degree (for example a bachelor's degree requiring at least 4 years of full-time study in a relevant discipline awarded with honours and including a research component; or a master’s degree including a research component or with a high distinction average) that allows the candidate to enrol in a university doctoral program by January 2023.

  • Have English level C1 language proficiency.

In addition, you are required to comply with the eligibility and admissions criteria of the Research Host Partner Institution and RMIT University specified in the position description at http://www.rediprogram.eu/open_vacancies/

Selection process

The REDI selection process consists of 6 main steps:

Step 1: Online application through the online application portal open from 20/07/2022 until 19/09/2022.

Step 2: Eligibility check will be performed by the REDI Management Team in order to make sure only applications complying with the MSCA eligibility requirements are admitted to the next stage of the selection process. The eligibility checks are performed on a rolling basis as application are made and assessments are scheduled to complete by 28/09/2022 . Applications found to be ineligible will be rejected at this stage.

Step 3: Assessment of eligible applications and shortlisting for interviews - each eligible application will be reviewed and assessed by an independent Selection Panel. The assessment of eligible applications are to be completed by 12 October 2022

Step 4: Interviews with shortlisted applicants. The interviews are scheduled to take place between 24 and 28 October 2022.

Step 5: Final decisions and allocation of positions. Based on the results of both assessment of applications and interviews, a final list of successful applicants will be produced by each selection panel (including a list of reserves for each position). The final list of successful applicants (including reserves) is expected to be available in early November.

Step 6: Admission at Host and RMIT University. Successful applicants will be invited to initiate the admission process at their chosen host institution and RMIT University. This process is foreseen to take about 1-2 months (in some cases it may take longer depending on the position, institution/country/visa processes, travel restrictions due to COVID-19 or other factors).

 

DEADLINE TO APPLY: 19 SEPTEMBER 2022

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For more information, please contact REDI Help at redi.help@rmit.edu.au or refer to the website https://www.rediprogram.eu/.

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Work location(s)

1 position(s) available at

Centre Internacional de Mètodes Numèricsa l’Enginyeria (CIMNE)

Spain

 

1 position(s) available at

Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM)

France

 

1 position(s) available at

CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

France

 

1 position(s) available at

EC Lyon (Ecole Centrale Lyon)

France

 

1 position(s) available at

EUT (EURECAT Centre Tecnològicde Catalunya)

Spain

 

1 position(s) available at

TUHH (Hamburg University of Technology)

Germany

 

1 position(s) available at

Eindhoven University of Technology (TUe)

Netherlands

 

1 position(s) available at

Boggi Aeronautics

Italy

 

1 position(s) available at

Artificial Intelligence Research Institute (IIIA-CSIC)

Spain

 

1 position(s) available at

International University of Catalonia

Spain

 

1 position(s) available at

Max Planck Institute and BASF

Germany

 

1 position(s) available at

Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Spain