Application for Doctoral Candidates

Application period ended.

Application procedure:
a) Written applications (or any questions regarding the application process) shall be sent to until September 30, 2023 the latest and contain
– the completed application form
– a letter of motivation (including title of master thesis
– a scientific CV (including language skills)
– certificate(s) of academic degrees
– transcript of records
– contact details (or letters of recommendation) of two appropriate referees

Both a primary and a secondary choice for the preferred PhD topic must be given in the application form. The files should be merged to a single pdf file, which should not exceed 10 MB in total size, and attached to the mail.

b) Applications will be screened for formal criteria and suitable candidates will be invited to online interviews during October 2023.

c) Best suited candidates will be invited for assessment days. For Mon. October 23 and Tue. October 24, 2023 flights to Vienna and accommodation will be organized and paid by BIOTOXDoc. Another round of assessment days will be conducted online on Mon. November 6 and Tue. November 7, 2023.

Applicants can be from any country of the world and shall comply with the following conditions:
a) be a doctoral candidate (i.e. not already in possession of a doctoral degree), thus having completed a master study in chemistry, biology or a closely related field

b) be available to work full-time and exclusively for the action (positions are funded for 36 months)

c) not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the recruiting beneficiary for more than 12 months in the 36 months immediately before the recruitment date (unless as part of a compulsory national service or a procedure for obtaining refugee status under the Geneva Convention)

a) Chosen doctoral candidates will be enrolled in a doctoral programme leading to the award of the doctoral degree. All candidates in addition will be enrolled to the coordinator university, BOKU, to allow the completion of consortium-wide training, which will be accepted as part of the PhD education by all partner universities.

b) Living allowances for the recruited researchers are adjusted by the country correction coefficient of the host country. In addition mobility allowance (and if applicable family allowance) will be provided.