PurinesDX, European Training Network invites applications for a pan-European academic/private sector research training network in the fields of diagnostic and therapy development for brain disorders. The programme brings together world leaders in translational research in purinergic signalling, Europe’s leading clinical specialists in a broad range of brain diseases, and industrial partners specializing in drug and biomarker development. PurinesDX programme is funded through the H2020 Marie S. Curie Actions Programme.
Fellowship value: competitive salary
- Applicant must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of their recruiting organisation for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to start of the project (at the time of recruitment).
- Applicant may be of any nationality, but are required to undertake transnational mobility.
- Applicant must hold a Master’s degree in a relevant academic field, and be within first four years research career.
- Applicants holding doctoral degree will not be considered for this competition.
- Applicant must be motivated, eager to learn, and must possess excellent communication skills, as well as strong organizational skills with high level of attention to detail.
- Applicants must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Applicants may select up to two (2) preferred projects from the list available
- Following documents are required (in English):
- Motivation letter including a description of previous research experiences
- Contact details or recommendation letters of two referees
- Applications to be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org writing on the subject line number of their selected projects
|Organization||Royal College of Surgeons|
|Subject areas||Life Sciences. Medicine, Neuroscience|
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|
|Deadline||3rd November 2017|
Horizon 2020, the Marie Curie Actions are called the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA). This change better reflects the Polish roots of this extraordinary scientist who inspired and inspires the programme.
Awarding €6.16 billion in the period to 2020, the MSCA support research training and career development focused on innovation skills. The programme funds worldwide and cross-sector mobility that implements excellent research in any field (a “bottom-up” approach).
There are MSCA grants for all stages of a researcher’s career, from PhD candidates to highly experienced researchers, which encourage transnational, intersectoral and interdisciplinary mobility. The MSCA will become the main EU programme for doctoral training, financing 25,000 PhDs.
Endowing researchers with new skills and a wider range of competences, while offering them attractive working conditions, is a crucial aspect of the MSCA. In addition to fostering mobility between countries, the MSCA also seek to break the real and perceived barriers between academic and other sectors, especially business. Several MSCA initiatives promote the involvement of industry etc. in doctoral and post-doctoral research.
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