15 PhD positions on Exploiting metal-microbe applications to expand the circular economy (M2ex)

M2ex is an EU H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network modality European Joint Doctorate lead by Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) that aims to provide a complete and structured PhD training programme to a new generation of 15 leaders researchers with the highest expertise in management of metals in Europe’s 21st-century bioeconomy, focusing on chemical, molecular and biogeochemical mechanisms of microbially-mediated.



The network is composed of an international, multidisciplinary and intersectoral team, well connected and with high expertise in the field. M2ex will drive training through research by both local and network-wide activities, secondments, workshops, offering a wide range of transferable skills for the Early Stage Researchers, essential for successful career development.

All positions are for 3-years contracts starting in September/October 2020, leading to a PhD joint degree, according to the rules for Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) in an EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions ITN.

CSIC and the whole network is dedicated to promoting the role of women in science, and, therefore, explicitly invites women to apply.

Candidates may apply through the M2ex Candidate Application Form (http://m2ex-ejd.eu/selection-process/) and send it to ana.cruz@ig.csic.es, which will request the following information:

1. A Candidate Application form, including the ESRs’ positions of interest (up to 3), a statement of motivation for applying and other information;

2. A full CV;

3. English language certificate;

4. Translated transcripts of records;

5. Two recommendation letters.


Application deadline: 17:00 GMT on the 12th June 2020

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