5 PhD positions are still available in the framework of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN) on Training researchers to Diagnose, Understand and Treat Stargardt Disease, a Frequent Inherited Blinding Disorder (StarT). The objectives of StarT are twofold: 1) to give the next generation of European vision researchers unparalleled opportunities to be trained by a consortium of European vision research groups excelling in genomics, transcriptomics, functional genomics, bio-informatics, genome editing, stem cell biology, animal disease models, and therapy development; and 2) to address the knowledge gaps to diagnosing, understanding and treating STGD1 using innovative approaches related to the aforementioned disciplines. Positions are available at:
14 PhD positions for a period of three years (fellowships for Early Stage Researchers / ESR), start date June 1, 2019. For the still available positions, see the description of the individual ESR projects below:
Applicants should be in the first 4 years (full-time equivalent) of their research careers, including the period of research training, starting at the date of obtaining the degree which would formally entitle them to embark on a doctorate.
Applicants should not have resided or performed their main activity in the country of the host institution for more than 12 months in the 3 year period immediately prior to the start date of the fellowship.
How to apply: Applicants should submit:
a personal statement explaining their motivation and project interests and the contact details of 2 academic referees
a CV (provided EU-format; other formats are NOT accepted)
Please send these documents via email to firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline: March 15, 2019, 17:00 CET, after which we will review applications and interview candidates. Do NOT include other documents like diplomas. PLEASE NOTE that applications that do not meet these requirements WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED More information For more information on the application process, please email email@example.com