PhD positions in the frame of the PRIDE grant “Active phenomena across scales in biological systems”

University of Luxembourg

Luxembourg

December 31, 2021

Description

The University About us...

The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe's most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character. It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching , is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education. The University`s core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society.

The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) contributes multidisciplinary expertise in the fields of Mathematics , Physics , Engineering , Computer Science , Life Sciences and Medicine. Through its dual mission of teaching and research, the FSTM seeks to generate and disseminate knowledge and train new generations of responsible citizens, in order to better understand, explain and advance society and environment we live in.

Your Role...

The successful candidates will be expected to conduct research with the aim of obtaining a Doctorate in either Physics, Biology or Engineering Science. They will also be expected to contribute to the institution's activities, including seminars, teaching, outreach and various other research related events.

Our consortium offers an outstanding and dynamic environment for doctoral candidates, with multiple seminars, working groups, colloquia, and a doctoral school which also includes access to scientific and transferable skills training opportunities.

What we expect from you…
  • Master's Degree (or equivalent) obtained with top grades in any branch of computer, engineering, mathematical or natural science that has relevance (to be justified in the application) for studying Active Phenomena in Biology. (The degree must be obtained before the beginning of the contract but you can apply before)
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Very strong dedication to do state of the art research
  • In Short...
  • Contract Type: 36 months fixed-term contract (up to 48 months if required)
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Limpertsberg
  • Employee and student status
  • Job Reference: UOL03294 / 50012543 / R-AGR-3792-00-B PRIDE / DPHYMS
  • How to apply...

    Applications should be submitted online and include:

  • CV and letter of motivation
  • A track record/list of up to three PhD projects
  • Transcript of academic records and copies of degrees
  • Names of at least two references who are willing to write a letter of recommendation on the candidate's behalf
  • Any other relevant documents
  • Applications will be treated as they arrive. The application deadline is 31/12/2021.

    Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.

    The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

    In return you will get…
  • Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR).
  • A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
  • A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …

  • Find out more about the University

  • Addresses, maps & routes to the various sites of the University
  • Further information...

    More details about the Doctoral Training Unit and the projects proposed can be found on https: // cls.uni.lu/dtu-phd-projects/

    Please read the descriptions carefully in order to identify the one best suited to your profile.

    Additional remarks

  • The positions are funded by the Fonds National de la Recherche Luxembourg (ref. PRIDE19/14063202/ACTIVE)
  • Questions should be addressed to the relevant PhD project advisors
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