Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (19/11/2013 03.08)

Functional diversity in marine organisms

Please note that the job is no longer active!

Within the ambitious project TARA Oceans (;, we have collected data about the plankton molecular composition of the widest range of oceanic conditions so far inspected.

This project is on environmental and-genomic data analyses of the TARA database. The candidate will work on the development of a conceptual model of the plankton diversity, to be used as a framework for the development of new numerical models of the marine ecosystems for climate change studies. The candidate will work in an international collaborative scenario involving top research institutes and in the most innovative marine research project and infrastructures such as EMBRC (, MicroB3 ( and Ritmare (

Please note that the full description may be available in the national language since some job boards have their own publication policy. Thank you for your understanding!

Research Fields

Biological sciences

Eligibility criteria

In order to participate to the competition, candidates should have one of the following requisites: PhD in Biology or Biology-related disciplines, Oceanography, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Ecology Bioinformatics; verified experience in subjects related to environmental genomics of marine invertebrate and in biological systems similar to the ones which will be investigated in the project.

Selection process

The selection will be based on the analysis of the CVs and an interview, to assess his attitude to carry out the planned research.

Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
Annual budget24000
International mobility required ?yes
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship
Fellowship's Details
Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Employment contract with full social securityyes
Total amount per fellowship per year24000
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
Covers research costsno
Maximum duration of fellowship12
GET MORE! The EURAXESS Services Centres

To better plan and organise their stay in a foreign European country, researchers and their families can also benefit of the free and personalised assistance offered by the EURAXESS Services Centres, a network of more than 200 centres located in 40 different European countries.

Application deadline


Other fellowship details


EU Research Framework Programme


Funding organisation / Contacts
Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn

Public research
napoli - Italy
+39 0815833329