11 Early Stage Researcher / PhD Positions and 3 Experienced Researcher/
Post-Doc Positions in Plant epigenetics/development/bioinformatics/modelling
These positions are part of the Initial Training Network EpiTRAITS -
Epigenetic regulation of economically important plant traits. Details can be
found at <http://www.epitraits.eu/> http://www.epitraits.eu/ (available
from September, 1st).
EpiTRAITS unifies experts in plant epigenetics, development, cytogenetics,
imaging, bioinformatics and modelling with the goal to train a
multi-disciplinary team of 14 young researchers in epigenetic gene
regulation and flowering in the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana and the
crop plants maize (Zea mays) and barley (Hordeum vulgare). Summer schools,
workshops, and research visits at the other participating institutions will
ensure a high level of knowledge transfer and collaborative research.
You will be part of an international consortium consisting of academia and
private sector partners from the Netherlands, Germany, England, Belgium,
Poland, France and Spain.
Candidates need to register at <http://www.epitraits.eu/>
http://www.epitraits.eu/ and provide the required information:
· Motivation letter
· C.V. (EU format; <http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/en/home>
o List of internships (subject, name supervisor, grade, etc)
o Publications (if applicable)
o TOEFL scores ( <http://www.ets.org> www.ets.org) (if available)
o PhD project details (for postdoctoral fellows only)
· Grades (with explanation on the grading system)
· Two letters of recommendation and contact information of two
· The position(s) of interest including a ranking
Applications that are not eligible (do not meet the requirements listed)
will not be considered and will not receive a reaction.
The salary follows the Marie Curie ITN Scheme and Collective Labour
Agreement of the participating countries. An additional mobility allowance
is paid depending on your home country and marital status.
Website for application is <http://www.epitraits.eu/>
We aim at increasing the percentage of female researchers and especially
encourage qualified women to apply.
PhD positions: based on a full-time appointment the duration of the
appointment as a Marie Curie ITN fellow will be for a maximum period of 3
years. The appointment as a PhD student should lead to a dissertation (PhD
Post-doctoral positions: based on a full-time appointment the duration of
the appointment as a Marie Curie ITN fellow will be for a maximum period of
Positions are aimed at being full-time, but if necessary (e.g. for family or
medical reasons) part-time appointments are possible. In cases where
researchers in agreement with the host organisation, and with prior
approval of the European Research Executive Agency execute their project
on a part-time basis, the duration of the appointment can be extended, but
not longer than the duration of the EpiTRAITS project (48 months; end date
Sept 30, 2016).
Thank you for circulating this message.
Daniel Schubert, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf