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Job posted by Vienna University of Technology (16/06/2014 15.04)

Marie Curie Actions funded job vacancy PhD position (Early Stage Researcher) "ESR2" for research project "SIMDALEE2" (Sources, Interaction with Matter, Detection and Analysis of Low Energy Electrons)

We are inviting applications for a full-time PhD position - Early Stage Researcher (ESR) within the framework of the Marie Curie Initial Training Network "Sources, Interaction with Matter, Detection and Analysis of Low Energy Electrons" (SIMDALEE2)

Please follow this link to get detailed information on how to apply.

SIMDALEE2 is a 4 year project funded by the European Commission consisting of 11 renowned research institutes and 2 SME from 9 European countries. The overall objective is to establish a world-class research training platform for the science and technology of nanoscale manipulation and analysis using low energy electrons. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to improve his/her scientific and complementary skills and greatly further his/her career opportunities in S & T in Europe.


The ESR will be enrolled as a PhD student at the Institute of Applied Physics in Vienna and will be required to complete secondments at 3 different partner institutions in Europe for a total period of 9 months.

He/she will be working on an individual research project and write and defend a PhD thesis.

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Nr of positions available : 1

Research Fields

Physics - Applied physics

Career Stage

Early stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)

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First Stage Researcher (R1)

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Required Languages
Language ENGLISH
Language Level Good
Required Education Level
Degree Field Physics
Degree Master Degree or equivalent
Additional Requirements
(•) Scientific excellence demonstrated by e.g. publications or patents
(•) Previous experience and career, commitment and initiative with respect to the project
(•) Language skills (eventually to be complemented within the network) and team working
(•) Ability to establish sustainable contacts with the European partner
(•) According to our equal opportunities recruitment policy we encourage female candidates to apply, i.e. in the event of equally suitable candidates preference will be given to a female candidate.
(•) At the time of recruitment, applicants must be in the first four years of their research careers and not yet have a doctoral degree yet.
(•) Researchers can be of any nationality
(•) Researchers are required to undertake trans-national mobility (i.e. move from one country to another) when taking up their appointment.
(•) At the time of recruitment, researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc) in the host country more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the start date of their employment.
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