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Martí i Franquès MSCA-COFUND-DP. Call for 31 PhD candidates

Martí i Franquès MSCA-COFUND-DP. Call for 31 PhD candidates

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15/11/2020 24:00 - Europe/Brussels



Martí i Franquès MSCA-COFUND-DP. Call for 31 PhD candidates

Looking for a new adventure? A great opportunity awaits you at the URV, in Spain!

The Martí i Franquès COFUND Doctoral Programme (MFP) is now OPEN. Apply now!

MFP is a redesign of the existing MF programme, offering 100 doctoral contracts (in four editions: 2017, 2018 and 2020, 2021) at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV). In 2020 Call we are offering 31 PhD positions.

The programme is uniquely shaped to offer the best training stemming from the "triple i" principles of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions: international, interdisciplinary and intersectoral.

In order to achieve these goals, we combine leading research groups at URV with scientific partners from world-class institutions, such that the candidates are be exposed to interdisciplinary training as well as mentoring from the industrial sector.

The positions are based on individual projects encompassing all areas of research at URV: Sciences, Health Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Engineering, Social and Legal Sciences. Prospective candidates can find the full list of projects.

Through MFP, URV is in a unique position to offer the best conditions for doctoral training, based on the principles of the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers (guaranteed by the HR award that URV has received in 2014), as well as the EU Principles for Innovative Doctorate Training.

The successful candidates will be offered the following:

  • Medium term contract (up to 36 months, co-funded by MSCA COFUND grant), full time position.
  • A very attractive salary, on par with European offerings (gross monthly salary of approximately €2200).
  • 3-6 months secondments to international (and in some cases intersectoral) partner organizations.
  • Access to a comprehensive training package, with a strong interdisciplinary focus, together with an attractive transversal skills programme.
  • Contribution to research and training activities: A yearly allowance (up to €7500) will be granted to the research group to carry out training or scientific activities of the fellow.

As an institution, URV seeks to promote gender equality and increase diversity, in all of its forms, throughout all its programmes and especially through Martí i Franquès MSCA-COFUND Doctoral Programme. URV supports the European Commission’s initiative Science4Refugees.

Important links:

  • Our webpage
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • How to apply
  • FAQ
  • List of all research projects
  • Online application

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 945413.

Martí i Franquès MSCA-COFUND-DP. Call for 31 PhD candidates

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