APPLY FOR A TRAIN-HEART POSITION

In addition to undertaking a doctoral research degree, all fellows will be taught in conceptual thinking, problem solving and designing strategies to study complex mechanisms relevant for elucidating the pathogenesis of ischemic HF at the level of molecular genomics. The TRAIN-HEART network will provide equal and high-quality measures for all fellows and is geared towards both raising scientific excellence.


It is a requirement of the funding that applicants cannot have spent more than 12 months in the country of the hosting institute in the 3 years immediately prior to recruitment.


Candidate requirements

REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL

A degree (MSc, or equivalent) in:

  • Biological sciences › Biomedical Sciences, Genetics, Biotechnology or Molecular Life Sciences, or

  • Data Sciences › Bio-informatics, Genetic Epidemiology or Statistical Genetics, or

  • Chemistry › Biochemistry or Nanomedicine, or

  • Medicine › Cardiovascular Medicine, Pharmacology or Cardiothoracic Surgery


Candidates in the final stages of obtaining their degree are eligible to apply


REQUIRED LANGUAGES

ENGLISH: Excellent, both written and spoken.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

We expect a Master´s degree (or equivalent) in Health and Life Sciences, Data Sciences, Chemistry or Medicine. Furthermore, the applicant should be able to perform team-oriented as well as independent work.


Additional information

RENUMERATION

The per annum MSCA PhD student living and mobility allowance (plus family allowance if applicable, family status is assessed at recruitment) is in line with EU-MSCA requirements. This amount will be subject to tax and employee’s National insurance deductions and will be paid in EURO (or in British Pounds in case of a position at King's College London).


SELECTION PROCESS

Complete applications in English should include the TRAIN-HEART Application Form and its mandatory attachments. Please note that applications that do not meet these requirements WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Please send the complete package as 1 PDF file via email to info@train-heart.eu before 10 June 2019 18:00h - Europe/Brussels.

Please familiarize yourself with the currently available projects and the selection process and timelines as described above. Selected applicants will be invited for an interview between 17-28 June 2019. Awarding decisions will be announced shortly thereafter, and candidates are expected to be available to start their projects between July and October 2019.


HOW YOUR DATA IS KEPT

The data submitted in the Application Form will be used for recruitment purposes only and shared by members of the TRAIN-HEART consortium. The data will be held securely at Maastricht University and shared by secure cloud-based storage. Data is intended to be kept for a maximum of four years (the life-span of the project). Further information may be collected from the above-named institutes. Candidates can request deletion of their data by contacting info@train-heart.eu.  


WANT TO APPLY FOR A TRAIN-HEART POSITION ?

Download the TRAIN-HEART Application Form here.