8th October 2018.
England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
DTA3/COFUND Marie Skłodowska-Curie PhD Fellowship programme
The extended University Alliance Doctoral Training Alliance (DTA3) brings together our existing doctoral training initiatives in Applied Biosciences for Health, Energy and Social Policy following a €6.5million award from the European Commission, under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie (MSCA) COFUND scheme.
University Alliance is a mission group representing and supporting modern civic universities with a professional and technical focus. Our work includes developing collaborative programmes through which our member universities seek to enhance their student experience and research such as the Doctoral Training Alliance – a unique cohort-based doctoral training programme with a strong interdisciplinary and industry-focused ethos. Its objective is to train and develop highly employable researchers in strategically important areas.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- Applied Biosciences for Health.
- Energy (Physics).
- Social Policy.
ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.
To qualify for this fellowship opportunity, applicants must:
- Be ‘early-stage researchers’ (i.e. in the first four years of their research careers and not have a doctoral degree). See Guidance from the EU for the definition of an early-stage researcher.
- Not have been resident, nor carried out their main activity, in the UK for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before taking up a DTA3 / COFUND opportunity.
- Not already be permanently employed by the entity where the DTA3 / COFUND opportunity will take place.
- Have a postgraduate master’s degree or a first/upper second-class honours degree or equivalent in a subject relevant to the chosen research topic (see individual project details for more information).
- Have a strong scholarly interest in the research, and a high level of motivation.
- Demonstrate English language competency, as specified by the respective university.
- For full details of requirements see the DTA3 / COFUND Marie Skłodowska-Curie doctoral fellowship job description and person specification.
- As a Marie Skłodowska Curie PhD Fellow you will be employed by the host institution and paid a minimum annual salary of £20,989 with your host institute also paying National Insurance and pension contributions. The exact salary, holiday entitlements and any other terms and conditions will be advised by individual partner universities.
First Step: You must fill in the application which exists at the bottom of this page here.
Second Step: You must submit the following documents:
- Pre Masters, that you have taken in the past or which you are currently studying. If you have studied outside of the UK, you will need to provide a transcript translated into English, where necessary, as well as copies of the originals. If you are still studying or are waiting for your mark / grade, please indicate this by completing the date obtained or expected field. provide details here of any recognised English language qualification you may have.
- Project Application:You can apply for a maximum of 3 projects, if you wish to apply for 1 or 2 projects then please leave additional choices blank. include why each project is of interest to you, how your educational background and expertise equip you to conduct the research project and the relevant experience you possess that makes you a suitable candidate for this role (3000 characters limit).
- You will need to provide the names and addresses of at least three referees. These should ideally be academic staff from your current / most recent educational institution who are able to comment in detail on your ability to cope with the academic demands of the course for which you are applying
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Rehab Ali/ Egypt “
Reviewed by” Ahmad Samy/ Egypt ”
” Somiyah Elhassawy/ Egypt “
MARJ3 Scholarships team