11 PhD positions: CORVOS (Medicine, Natural Sciences) 558 views

The Marie Sklodowska-Curie project CORVOS (COmplement Regulation and Variations in Opportunistic infectionS), funded as an Innovative Training Network (ITN) – European Joint Doctorate (EJD) is inviting applications for 11 PhD positions.

About the program:
  • CORVOS is an European-wide doctoral programme.
  • Its focus lies on education of PhD students in the field of complement in opportunistic infections.
  • This interdisciplinary doctoral programme is supported by 10 European universities, 4 research institutes, 3 biomedical companies and 3 hospitals.
  • The students will have enhanced career perspectives in the academic and non-academic sectors through international, interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral mobility combined with an innovation-oriented mind-set.
  • Funded 6-months research exchange to a European partner university of CORVOS
  • A joint-double PhD degree issued by main university & the partner university he/she will visit
  • Interaction with other European doctoral programmes, such as HOROS or IRTG1911
  • A mobility allowance of 600€/month on top of the salary, that you can use to travel back home; family allowance of 500€/month on top of the salary, if married or in a registered relationship


  • Applications are open to highly qualified, motivated and aspiring PhD students from any nationality with an open-minded and very enterprising personality, capable of working in collaborative and integrated research groups.
  • Candidates should possess a good scientific drive and a strong motivation to succeed and have a full study completing degree (Master, Magister, Diploma, MD) in medicine, natural sciences or related disciplines until March 2019
  • An Early Stage Researcher (ESR) has either just finished studies, or have worked less than 4 years as an employee in the biomedical sector after obtaining the degree.
  • Candidate must show academic excellence, scientific potential, flexibility, motivation and suitability for the research project
  • Candidate to have willingness to stay abroad for 3 years from your current residence and willingness to travel through Europe
  • Applicant must comply with the mobility rule for Marie Skłodowska Curie ITN fellows – Researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the recruiting university for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the recruitment date.
Participating universities
  • Medical University of Innsbruck (AT)
  • University of Lübeck (DE)
  • Humanitas University Milano (IT)
  • Lund University (SE)
  • Utrecht University (NL)
  • University of Helsinki (FI)
  • Sorbonne University Paris (FR)
  • University of Copenhagen (DK)
  • University of Oslo (NO)
  • Semmelweis University Budapest (HU)


Submit the following documents compiled to ONE pdf-document via email (using “lastname_firstname.pdf”) to corvos.application@gmail.com:

  • CV
  • Filled application form
  • Scan of Master/MD/Diploma document
  • Abstract of Master/MD/Diploma thesis
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Marie Sklodowska-Curie 


Country Norway, Denmark, Hungary, France, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, Italy, Austria
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Subject areas Medicine, Natural Sciences
Fellowship amount As per MSCA rules
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 10 November 2019

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