Recruitment information

Thank you for your interest in the NESSC COFUND programme! We anticipate one recruitment call for the NESSC cofund programme. The application process is now open! Please apply.

The application deadline for the individual projects is on 19 May 2019.

The eligibility check and scientific evaluation will follow immediately after. The interviews will take place between June and September (varies, because of fieldwork and Summer School obligations of the supervisors). The expected enrolment is between September and December.

Ethical aspects of NESSC work:  NESSC and its’ institutes will carry out all research and training activities in compliance with the fundamental ethical principles set by the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union and ethics rules of the EU Horizon 2020 programme. NESSC research does not involve humans, human embryos/foetuses, human cells, tissues, animals, personal data, research that has the potential for military applications (dual use) nor research that could potentially be misused.

Utrecht University (UU, coordinator), together with the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Radboud University Nijmegen, VU University Amsterdam or Wageningen University offer 31 PhD positions (Early Stage Researchers, ESRs), of which 13 will be funded through the EC H2020 Marie S. Curie COFUND NESSC doctorate programme. All selected ESRs will be embedded within the existing Netherlands Earth System Science Centre and directly appointed at one of the NESSC institutes.