15 PhD (ESR) Positions: Virology, Immunology and Immunometabolism 1031 views

Marie-Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network “INITATE” within the Horizon 2020 Programme of the European Commission invites applications for 15 Early Stage Researchers (ESR).

About the programme INITIATE (Innate-Immunometablism as Antiviral Target)
  • This is an Innovative Training Network funded by the European Commission and brings together world leaders in virology, inflammation, innate immunity and immunometabolism with the aim to educate a new generation of research scientists with interdisciplinary expertise in virology, immunology and immunometabolism.
  • Candidates to be talented and highly motivated early career researchers educated in Biology, Infection & Immunity, Biochemistry or related subjects and experience in Cellular Biology, (Bio)Chemistry, Immunology And/Or Virology.
  • Dedication and enthusiasm for experimental research, combined with scientific curiosity and the capacity to teamwork in an interdisciplinary environment is expected.
  • The ESRs will be based in the Netherlands, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Austria, France or Italy.


  • Candidates must have not been awarded a doctoral degree.
  • Candidates must have excellent proficiency in written and spoken English (at least level B2) and fulfil the specific University recruitment criteria of each position.
  • Candidates can be of any nationality but need to demonstrate mobility in terms of moving from one country to another when taking up their appointment.
  • Candidates must not have resided or carried out their activities – work, studies, etc.- in the country of their host organization for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before August 1st 2019.

How to Apply:

  • Candidates can apply for a maximum of five positions; for each position, they must submit an application to the project coordinator (initiate@erasmusmc.nl).
  • Applicants must include:
  • CV
  • Detailed academic transcripts in the form of certified copies of all undergraduate level certificates
  • List of research-related methodological skills
  • List of training experiences abroad
  • Motivation letter
  • 03 reference letters from previous professors or mentors.
Quick Overview————-
Organization Marie-Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network
Country Netherlands, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Austria, France or Italy
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Subject areas Cellular Biology, (Bio)Chemistry, Immunology, Virology
Fellowship amount As per MSCA rules
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 11 September 2019

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