Call for Applicants

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(Extended deadline Feb 22nd, 2019)

How to apply

An application is only possible via the ChromDesign online application form.

Candidates must complete the following sections:
· General information
· Education
· Upload CV
· Motivation letter (pdf)
· Contact data of 2 referees
· Portfolio (only ESR #5)


Applications must be in English. Applicants may indicate 3 ESR Projects which they would like to work on, ranking them in order to preference.

Uploading reference letters are not mandatory, but applicants should be aware that referees will be automatically contacted after submission and receive a questionnaire.

Candidates must provide all information before the deadline.
Candidates should ensure that referees answer the questionnaire.

Research Projects


Depending on the hosting institute, individual projects start between November 2018 and August 2019.


The positions are fully funded for 36 months by the European Comission under the H2020 Marie Curie Innovative Training Network Programme.


Marie Curie ITNs provide a highly competitive salary to the ESR, including a competitive monthly living and mobility allowance and (if eligible) a monthly family allowance.

Further benefits

The ESRs will be involved in a Marie-Curie network with excellent opportunities for scientific and personal development.

These include:

  • – Regularly adapted personal career development plans.
  • – Funding for short stays at top-class research groups in the above-mentioned countries.
  • – Regular training events and meetings across Europe.

Find more details about the 13 open ESR positions here

View research projects
Eligibility criteria (PDF)