The HyMedPoly project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No 643050 for European Industrial Doctorate and has currently open positions for 15 young PhD researchers to create and implement new strategies for drug-free antibacterial hybrid biopolymers for medical applications.

The positions will comply with the following conditions:

  1. Recruitment by the beneficiary under an employment contract (or other direct contract with equivalent benefits, including social security coverage) or — if not otherwise possible under national law — under a fixed amount fellowship agreement with minimum social security coverage;
  2. Be employed for 3 years;
  3. Be employed full-time;
  4. Be working exclusively for the action.

The recruited researchers must comply with the following conditions:

  1. Not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country where the research training activities take place for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the recruitment date;
  2. In case the beneficiary is an international European interest organisation or international organisation: not have spent with the beneficiary more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the recruitment date;
  3. Be at the date of recruitment an ‘early stage researcher’ (i.e. in the first four years of his/her research career and not have a doctoral degree).

Fellowship gross amount:

  • living allowance (3110 €/month, country correction factor to be applied)
  • mobility and family allowance (600 or 1100 €/month depending on the researcher’s family situation)

Application procedure:

The Application must use the form below for input. The ESRs position descriptions can be downloaded here. Applications must include:

  1. Application letter detailing the reasons for applying
  2. CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work – scientific publications)
  3. A 1-page Personal Statement  outlining your research interests, research experience, academic achievements and career ambitions.
  4. Copies of educational certificates and transcript of records
  5. Details of internationally recognized language qualifications achieved
  6. List of publications and academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
  7. Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number). One or more letters of reference may be included
  • All documents should be in English.
  • Maximum 3 positions can be applied for. (3 applications needed then)
  • All mandatory items are marked by *

Application Form