15 PhD Positions for International Students at MATHEGRAM ITN, 2019

MATHEGRAM is now recruiting 15 Early Stage Researchers (ESRs). Each ESR will work at a beneficiary institute with a 36-month employment contract and will register as a PhD at a University within the MATHEGRAM network or affiliated universities.

Each ESR will also receive additional training at the network level and undergo secondments at academic and/or non-academic MATHEGRAM partners.

MATHEGRAM aims to equip a new generation of creative, entrepreneurial and innovative professional research engineers with an open and responsible approach to their research, with interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral (i.e. academic and non-academic) experience.

15 PhD Positions for International Students at MATHEGRAM ITN, 2019

  • Applications Deadline: January 8, 2019
  • Course Level: Positions are available to study PhD programs.
  • Study Subject: MATHEGRAM aims to form a network of PhD students on the theme of powders under high temperatures.
  • Scholarship Award:
    1. Full-time employment for 36 months;
    2. Favourable remuneration according to EU standards (Gross EU contribution: Living allowance €3270 per month + mobility allowance €600 + family allowance €500 for researchers having family). Please note the net salary will be adjusted through the application of a country correction coefficient to the living allowance of the country in which the researcher will be recruited, as well as subjected to deduction of all compulsory (employer /employee) social security contributions as well as direct taxes (e.g. income tax).
    3. Inter-sectoral Secondments at other organisations (up to 9 months);
    4. Starting date: 1st March 2019 or soon after
  • Nationality: These vacancies are open to all nationals, including candidates from non-EU countries.
  • Number of Scholarships: 15 PhD vacancies (Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher positions) available at MATHEGRAM, an MSCA Innovative Training Network (ITN) funded by the EU.
  • Scholarship can be taken in WORK LOCATION(S)
    1. 2 positions at Department of Chemical and Process Engineering Faculty of Engineering and the Physical Sciences University of Surrey, Guildford, GU2 7XH. UK
    2. 1 position at Inra – AgroParisTech UMR Ingénierie Aliments Procédés Equipe SP2 1 avenue des Olympiades F 91744 Massy, Cedex, France
    3. 2 positions at Department of Industrial Engineering University of Salerno Via Giovanni Paolo II, 132 I-84084 Fisciano (SA), ITALY
    4. 2 positions at Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Imperial College London London, SW7 2AZ. UK
    5. 1 position at Centre Internacional de Metodes Numerics an l’Enginyeria (CIMNE) Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) 08034 Barcelona, Spain
    6. 1 position at Surface of Glass and Interfaces (SVI) Saint-Gobain Research Paris 33 Quai Lucien Lefranc 93303 Aubervilliers, FR
    7. 1 position at Johnson Matthey Technology Centre Belasis Avenue TS23 1LS Billingham UK
    8. 2 positions at CNRS – SIMAP (Materials Science and Engineering) Laboratory, Univ. Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble F-38000, France
    9. 1 position(s) available at Airbus Central R&T Bavaria, Taufkirchen, 82024 Willy-Messerschmitt-Str. 1 Germany

Entrance Requirements: These vacancies are open to all nationals, including candidates from non-EU countries, who meet the following criteria:

At the time of recruitment, applicants should have less than four (full-time equivalent) years of reexperience within a research career;

  • Applicants should not have resided or carried out his/her main activity in the country of the recruiting institute for more than 12 months in the three years immediately prior to the recruitment;
  • Highly motivated for working towards a PhD AND for the overall MATHEGRAM research and training objectives;
  • holding a master’s degree in the areas relevant to the MATHEGRAM project(s);
  • Having not already been awarded a PhD degree;
  • Proficiency in English (English certificates will be required, such as IELTS or TOEFL, for the projects hosted at beneficiaries in the UK);
  • Willingness to learn the local language of the host institution;
  • Good communication and team-working skills.

How to Apply: Candidates can send their applications to: MATHEGRAM-at-surrey.ac.uk, as soon as possible but no later than 8th Jan 2019.

All applications should include the following in a single PDF file:

  • Letter of motivation (max. 2 pages), including (1) preferences for one or more of the ESR projects and (2) consent to distribute your application materials to the recruitment committee members and supervisors of MATHEGRAM
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copies of Degree certificates and transcripts containing the courses taken and grades obtained (both original versions, and English translations)
  • English certificates and other relevant certificates
  • A list of publications (optional).

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