Scholarship Title: Marie Curie Research Fellowship TRABIT-ESR10 for International Students in Netherlands, 2018
Scholarship Description: Applications are invited for Marie Curie Fellowship TRABIT-ESR10 within the department of MR Clinical Science for international students. Applicants will also have the opportunity to register for a PhD in the Medical Image Analysis group of the Department of Biomedical Engineering of the Eindhoven University of Technology under the supervision of prof. dr. Marcel Breeuwer and prof. dr. Josien Pluim.
The TRABIT project will provide high quality network-wide scientific training courses and complementary skills training.
Degree Level: Fellowships are available to pursue research.
Available Subject: Fellowships are awarded within the “Translational Brain Imaging Training Network” (TRABIT).
Scholarship Benefits: This post is available from 1st April 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter, but not later than 1 July 2018, and will be offered on a full-time fixed-term contract for a period of 12 months, renewable up to a total of 36 months.
We offer a gross salary that is in accordance with the EC Marie Curie financial guidelines for the ITN funding scheme. Furthermore, we offer an inspiring innovative working environment in one of the largest medical imaging companies worldwide.
If the candidate opts to apply for a PhD at the Eindhoven University of Technology, a maximally 1-year extension under the employment of this university may be possible (provided the candidate satisfies the criteria for a PhD application, which will be evaluated in the 3rd project year).
Number of Scholarships: The research in TRABIT will be performed within a network of 10 R&D institutes spread over Europe, which will host a total of 15 Early Stage Researchers (ERSs), supported by the highly prestigious and competitive Marie Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITN) fellowship program.
Eligible Nationalities: International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.
Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:
Applicants should have a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics or Biomedical Engineering. Applicants with prior experience in MRI and medical image analysis will be given highest preference. Ample experience in software design and implementation in C# or C++ in a Windows OS environment using Visual Studio is considered as a big advantage!
Candidates will be required to meet the Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher eligibility criteria. In particular, at the time of recruitment by the host organization, candidates must be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of their research careers and not yet have been awarded a doctoral degree. This is measured from the date when they obtained the degree which would formally entitle them to embark on a doctorate. They are required to move to the Netherlands when taking up their appointment. At the time of recruitment by the host organization, researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in The Netherlands for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the start date. Short stays such as holidays and/or compulsory national service are not taken into account.
English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
Application Procedure: Your application contains, at least:
- A brief letter motivating your interest in the position
- A detailed curriculum vitae
- Transcripts of academic records indicating courses taken (including grades)
- Half-page summary of your MSc thesis
- Contact details of two relevant references
Submissions will be not considered eligible without these documents!
Deadline: February 1, 2018