PhD positions on the EU project BIO-GENTLE

University of Twente
August 09, 2024
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Topics within this Doctoral Network range between experimental to computational, between fundamental and applied, but are all focused to propel Europe to the forefront of research and development of biomolecules that can be used as high-volume commodities or low-volume, but high-value compounds in food, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic industries. The scientific aim of this network will be to produce and share knowledge, insights, and solutions to these objectives, thereby enabling major steps towards, and providing evidence of sustainable biomaterials production on larger scales for application in food, pharmaceutical, and cosmetics in Europe. Further information, including a description per PhD position, can be found at Bio-Gentle.

Your profile
  • You are an enthusiastic and highly motivated researcher.
  • You have, or will shortly, acquire a master's degree in the field of (chemical) engineering, physical chemistry, physics, bio engineering, food processing, or related area.
  • You have a creative mindset and excellent analytical and communication skills.
  • You have a good team spirit and like to work in an interdisciplinary and internationally oriented environment.
  • You are proficient in English.
  • You hold a Degree that gives access to doctorate studies and you do not hold a Doctoral (PhD) degree.
  • At the time of selection by the host organization, researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of their host organization for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to their recruitment. Short stays, such as holidays, are not taken into account.
  • Our offer
  • The salary range mentioned in this vacancy is only applicable to the PhD position at the University of Twente.
  • The specific details and employment terms may vary depending on the country (host institute). The duration per project may also vary. We recommend engaging in a discussion with the respective host to gain a comprehensive understanding of the conditions relevant to that specific position and location.
  • Please refer to the consortium website, Bio-Gentle, for further details on the available projects. Note that some projects have already been filled.
  • Information and application

    Are you interested in this position? Please send your application via the 'Apply now' button below, and include:

  • A cover letter (maximum 2 pages A4), emphasizing your specific interest, qualifications, motivations to apply for this position.
  • A Curriculum Vitae, including a list of all courses attended and grades obtained, and, if applicable, a list of publications and references.
  • Copy of university diplomas and study certificates (including transcript of records).
  • An IELTS-test, Internet TOEFL test (TOEFL-iBT), or a Cambridge CAE-C (CPE). Applicants who have not had secondary and tertiary education in English can only be admitted with an IELTS-test showing a total band score of at least 6.5, internet. TOEFL test (TOEFL-iBT) showing a score of at least 90, or a Cambridge CAE-C (CPE).
  • For more information, you are welcome to contact the DN coordinator Rob Lammertink via [email protected] or visit the website Bio-Gentle.

    About the department

    The project will be performed at one of the host institutes, with foreseen secondments (short term stays) at other institutes and industries. For more details about each PhD (or DC, Doctoral Candidate) position, please visit Bio-Gentle.

    About the organisation

    The Faculty of Science & Technology (Technische Natuurwetenschappen, TNW) engages some 700 staff members and 2000 students in education and research on the cutting edge of chemical technology, applied physics and biomedical technology. Our fields of application include sustainable energy, process technology and materials science, nanotechnology and technical medicine. As part of a people-first tech university that aims to shape society, individuals and connections, our faculty works together intensively with industrial partners and researchers in the Netherlands and abroad, and conducts extensive research for external commissioning parties and funders. Our research has a high profile both in the Netherlands and internationally and is strengthened by the many young researchers working on innovative projects with as doctoral candidates and post-docs. It has been accommodated in three multidisciplinary UT research institutes: Mesa+ Institute, TechMed Centre and Digital Society Institute.

    Want to know more? Lammertink, R.G.H. (Rob)

    Full Professor

    Lammertink, R.G.H. (Rob)

    Full Professor

    Do you have questions about this vacancy? Then you can contact Rob for all substantive questions about this position and the application procedure. For general questions about working for the UT, please refer to the chatbot.

    Contact

    Phone:+31534892063

    Email:[email protected]

    How to apply Step 1

    Apply. When you see a vacancy that appeals to you, you can apply online. We ask you to upload a CV and motivation letter and/or list of publications. You will receive a confirmation of receipt by e-mail.

    Step 2

    Selection. The selection committee will review your application and you will receive a response within 2 weeks after the vacancy has been closed.

    Step 3

    1st interview. The 1st (online or in person) meeting serves as an introduction where we introduce ourselves to you and you to us. You may be asked to give a short presentation. This will be further explained in the invitation.

    Step 4

    2nd interview. In the second interview, we will further discuss the job content, your skills and your talents.

    Step 5

    The offer. If the conversations are positive, you will be made a suitable offer. If applicable, we will sign you up for screening.

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