14 PhD positions for the H2020-MSCA-ITN project XS-Meta

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14 PhD positions for the H2020-MSCA-ITN project XS-Meta.

A consortium involving several universities and industry partners. 

XS-Meta is an Innovative European Training Network project with the main objective of training a new generation of researchers in concurrent material-structure design of high-technology structural systems, using functionally graded 3D-printed metamaterials.

In the framework of this ITN, 14 early stage researchers (ESR) will be recruited with the purpose of developing research leading to a doctoral thesis. The specific profiles are listed below. The duration of each contract and of the thesis will be of 36 months. Starting date is expected between September 1st 2021 to March 1st 2022. Exact dates will be agreed between the selected candidates and the recruiting institution.

To apply for these H2020-MSCA training positions, applicants must fulfil the following MSCA criteria:To apply for these H2020-MSCA training positions, applicants must fulfil the following MSCA criteria:• Mobility rule: Candidates must not have resided in the same country as the host (recruiting) institution for more than 12 months over the last 3 years before the starting date. This excludes holidays and (refugee status) asylum application. Candidates may be of any nationality.• Applicant with already ESR status: Applicants must fulfill the requirements for enrolling in the PhD program of the hosting institution (or the associated academic institution in case of industry hosts). At the time of recruiting, an applicant who initiated a research career must be in the first four years of their research careers and cannot have been awarded a doctoral degree. These four years refer to the time since the researcher received the degree which would entitle him/her to embark on a doctorate. There is no age limit.

The selection process will be performed in two phases. In the first phase, a pre-selection of possible candidates will be performed by the XSMETA Selection Committee. As a second step, a CV-video will be required to pass to the interview.The selection process will be performed in two phases. In the first phase, a pre-selection of possible candidates will be performed by the XSMETA Selection Committee. As a second step, a CV-video will be required to pass to the interview.Applications should be submitted to the following e-mail address:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in the e-mail subject:XS-META, ESR application for position ESR#

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