Applications are invited for 9 PhD student positions available in the Marie-Sklodowska-Curie European Training Network: PRINT-AID – Multidisciplinary European training network for development of personalized anti-infective medical devices combining printing technologies and antimicrobial functionality” within the Horizon 2020 Programme of the European Commission.

PRINT-AID consortium recruits to high profile universities, research institutions and companies located in Finland, Belgium, Poland, The Netherlands, Italy and Portugal.

Benefits and salary:

  • Living allowance (approx. €37.320 /year) depending on a correction factor to be applied per country)
  • Mobility allowance (approx. €7200 /year)
  • Family allowance of €6000 /year depending on the family situation

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicant must hold MSc (or equivalent) in a relevant field.
  • Applicant must be in the first four years of your research career (since completion of MSc). Applicant must hold a doctorate degree.
  • Applicant must be ready to move to the country where the research project is located.
  • Applicant must NOT have worked or studied for more than a year during the last 3 years in the country where the research project is located.
  • Applicant must be proficient in English (both written and spoken).
  • Applicant must be eligible to enroll on a PhD programme at the host institution (or at designated university in case the host institution is non-academic organisation).

How to apply:

Application must include:

  • CV
  • Motivation Letter and potential additional requested annexes.
  • Contact information for 2-3 references

Positions available:

  • ESR1: Identification, mechanistic characterization and chemical optimization of repurposed anti-biofilms; Host: University of Helsinki, FINLAND
  • ESR2: Identification and characterization of combinations of new potentiators with antibiotics against biofilm-related infections; Host: University of Ghent, BELGIUM
  • ESR3: Design and preparation of 3D-printed devices and bioprinted antimicrobial formulations (single or multi-components); Host: Warsaw University of Technology, POLAND
  • ESR4: Technical improvements of 3D-printing of anti-infective medical devices to counteract biofilm related infections; Host: Voxdale BVBA, BELGIUM
  • ESR5: In vitro anti-microbial functionality testing of developed formulations to select for in vivo studies; Host: University of Helsinki, FINLAND
  • ESR6: In vivo evaluation of single and multi-component formulations for respiratory devices; Host: University of Antwerp, BELGIUM
  • ESR7: In vivo evaluation of AMP-based formulations (single and multi-component) on printed femur implants; Host: Academic Medical Center, THE NETHERLANDS
  • ESR8: In vivo evaluation of QSI-based formulations (single and multi-component) on printed femur implants; Host: Aptuit Verona, ITALY
  • ESR9: Development of minimum information guidelines and bioinformatics tools for biofilm-related studies; Host: University of Porto, PORTUGAL
—————-Quick Overview————-
Organization Marie-Sklodowska-Curie European Training Network
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country Finland, Belgium, Poland, The Netherlands, Italy and Portugal
Subject areas Medical science
Fellowship amount €37.320 /year with other allowances
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 15th March  2017

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