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Application for ITN “Comparative Genomics of Non-Model Invertebrates” (IGNITE)

Application for a PhD/Early Stage Researcher (ESR) position

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Innovative Training Network (ITN)

“Comparative Genomics of Non-Model Invertebrates” (IGNITE) 

IGNITE is an European Training Network and we are searching for applicants with a broad interest in invertebrate genomics.
The IGNITE consortium acknowledges that genomics is still a largely male-dominated field and aims to change this situation. Females are therefore strongly encouraged to apply.

All positions are open from 1st July 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Details on the 15 IGNITE projects can be found at www.itn-ignite.eu/projects/ (link is external).

Details on this specific call can be found at https://portal.graduatecenter-lmu.de/ocgc/ignite

Applicants can be of any nationality and must comply with mobility criteria concerning positions for Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) in Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions. They must:

  • Have less than 4 years full-time research experience at the time of recruitment by the host organisation (contract signature). The four years are measured from the date when the researchers obtained the degree that formally entitles them to embark on a doctorate, either in the country in which the degree was obtained or in the country in which the researcher is recruited, irrespective of whether or not a doctorate is or was ever envisaged.
  • Not have a PhD yet.
  • Not have resided or carried our their main activity in the country of the host organization for more than 12 months in the last 3 years immediately prior to the recruitment date.
  • Have excellent knowledge of the English language (spoken and written / proficiency level).

Apply now!

Application deadline is February 28, 2018.

This project has received funding from the European Union´s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 764840.