Application procedure

Trainbiodiverse is now open for applications!

We seek highly motivated, well-organised students capable of developing and fostering collaborative research.

We offer:

  • Fully funded placements for PhD and postdoctoral training
  • Excellent educational and research facilities
  • Research training in both academic and industrial settings
  • Intensive contacts with fellow researchers across Europe and beyond

Interested applicants are encouraged to read the sub-pages of the website carefully in order to ensure they have a firm understanding of the overall Network aims and those of the individual PhD projects. Please note that different host institutions may have different eligibility requirements, as listed at the description of each PhD sub-project.

Furthermore, a key requirement for all 19 positions is they MUST be able commence the PhD on 1 January, 2013.

Applications are accepted individually be each of the partners. The dates of recruitment will be published on our recruitment page, via EURAXESS in international scientific publications and on the member institutions page. Be sure to see the Marie Curie Career development information hosted here to find out some of the opportunities that will be provided in these actions. Requirements for recruitment are outlined in the Recruitment Requirements document at the bottom of this page. Applicants may request consideration for more than one fellowship. As English is the official language of the network, some parts of the application must be submitted in English. For those applicants for whom English is not a native language, or applying from a country where English is NOT an official language of the country or common in the further education system, proof of English proficiency (both oral, written and reading). If you are unsure whether to provide this documentation, but feel it is not necessary, please mention why in the cover letter. Deadlines for applications will end on 31/6/2012.