Call for applicants: 15 PhD positions in CHARMING

The EU Horizon 2020 MSCA-ETN CHARMING consortium is looking for a dynamic team of 15 bright and enthusiastic PhD students. The call for applicants is now officially open. PhD candidates need to apply on-line through the CHARMING application tool. The deadline for on-line applications is October 15, 2018. 

On-line Recruitment Procedure (APPLY HERE)

All applications proceed through the on-line recruitment portal on the website. Candidates apply electronically for one to maximum three positions and indicate their preference. Candidates provide all requested information including a detailed CV (Europass format obligatory) and motivation letter. During the registration, applicants will need to prove that they are eligible (cf. ESR definition, mobility criteria, and English language proficiency). The deadline for the on-line registration is 15 October 2018. The CHARMING Recruitment Committee selects between 20 and maximum 30 candidates for the Recruitment Event which will take place in Leuven, Belgium (13 November 2018). The selected candidates provide a 20 minute presentation and are interviewed by the Recruitment Committee. Candidates will be given a domain-relevant peer-reviewed paper (prior to the recruitment event) by their prioritised Supervisor and will be asked questions about this paper during the interview to check if the candidate has the right background/profile for the ESR position. Prior to the recruitment event, skype interviews between the Supervisors and the candidates are recommended, along with on-line personality tests.

Key dates

• 30-6-2018: Launch 15 ESR positions

• 15-10-2018: Deadline for on-line application

• 30-10-2018: Circulation list “preselected candidates”

• 13-11-2018: CHARMING Recruitment Event

• 20-11-2018: Circulation list “recruited CHARMING ESRs”.

• 12-2018 – 04-2019: Targeted starting date for ESR contracts

Full details about 15 positions and procedure

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General coordinator for ETN CHARMING:
Prof. Tom Van Gerven (KU Leuven)
+32 (0) 16 32 23 42

General contact person for ETN CHARMING:
Mrs. Rabab Nasser (KU Leuven)
+32 (0) 495 59 38 21


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