Research positions are available for work on an exciting new doctoral training programme, ‘AGEYE: Aging Eye’.
Marie-Curie Funded Research Fellowships (10 predoc and 2 postdoc positions)
AGEYE will provide to 10 early-stage (predoc) and 2 experienced researchers (postoc): (1) state-of-the-art concepts and leading-edge techniques essential to study ageing eye via the research projects, courses, and scientific exchanges within and beyond the network; (2) essential career-management skills via courses and practical activities aimed to develop their organisational, management, and networking skills; (3) an understanding of the impact of research results for the private sector and an insight of the enterprise world via exchanges and visits to the industrial partners; (4) new possibilities of career development via professional contacts in academia and industry. The long-term synergy among AGEYE partners, which are already leaders in their specific domains, will structure the European research and training capabilities in Vision Sciences.
More information on individual projects can be found on the Projects Page
Researchers can be of any nationality. They are required to undertake trans-national mobility (i.e. move from one country to another) when taking up their appointment. At the time of recruitment by the host organisation, researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc) in the country of their host organisation for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the reference date. Short stays such as holidays and/or compulsory national service are not taken into account. As far as international European interest organisations or international organisations are concerned, this mobility rule does not apply to the hosting of eligible researchers. However the appointed researcher must not have spent more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to their recruitment in the same appointing organisation.
For a full description of the eligibility conditions see: http://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/
The gross salary for these 3-year positions is 38000€ per year with 700€ or 1000€ per month for researchers without and with a family, respectively. Salary should consider the following correction coefficients for the different countries: Spain (97.7), United Kingdom (134.4), Poland (77.1) and The Netherlands (104.1).
APPLY FOR A PROJECT
As applications are for specific projects, applicants do not need to provide a project proposal. Instead, in their personal statement, applicants should outline: interest in their chosen projects and motivations for applyin and nature of expertise suitable for doctoral/post-doctoral study in these fields. A full CV should be included in the application.
DEADLINE FOR PREDOC APPLICATIONS: 12:00 23 OCTOBER 2013 (START FEBRUARY 2014)
DEADLINE FOR POSTDOC APPLICATIONS: 12:00 23 OCTOBER 2014 (START NOVEMBER 2015)