The Department of Biosciences at Aston University is offering seven position as Early Stage Researcher in the EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie funded COFUND Doctoral Programme entitled MemTrain (Cell Membranes in Industrial Processes Training).
About the program:
- Over five years, MemTrain will train 12 Early Stage Researchers (ESRs; within 4 years of Masters qualification) undertaking a PhD in an area of research within the remit of AMPL, each of which is expected to have an intersectoral focus.
- Possible projects involve determining the roles of biological membranes in biotechnology or medicines discovery and the application of novel methodologies to investigate these membranes
- Applicants must hold Master’s degrees in Biological Science, Biochemistry or a related discipline, and a strong drive to carry out cutting edge research for a doctoral degree.
- Each ESR will be expected to undertake research towards a PhD within one of the projects offered through MemTrain.
- Candidates must not have resided or carried out their main activity (e.g. work, studies) for more than 12 months within the last three years in the UK (prior to the closing date of this call).
- Candidates need to be in his/her first four years of his/her research career. The four years are counted from the date a degree was obtained which formally entitles the holder to embark on a doctorate either in the country in which the degree was obtained or in the country of employment.
How to apply:
|Subject areas||Biological Science, Biochemistry, Life Sciences & Health Sciences|
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|
|Deadline||19 April 2020|