10 Phd Positions on the EU Horizon 2020 Marie Skiodowska-Curie Project NEPIT – University of Twente – Enschede

University of Twente

The Project NEPIT has 10 vacancy for a Ph.D. researcher to work in the EU Horizon 2020 Marie Skiodowska-Curie Project NEPIT – Network for Evaluation of Propagation and Interference Training. More detailed information on the PhD positions and the objectives can be found on .

NEPIT is funded by Horizon Europe (HORIZON) through the Marie Skiodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Training & Mobility Actions (TMA) in the form of a Doctoral Networks (DN) which will host 10 doctoral candidates across Europe and beyond. The inter/multi-disciplinary characteristics is guaranteed by the presence of five academic beneficiaries (University of Twente, Otto-von-Guericke-Universitaet Magdeburg, Wroc?aw University of Science and Technology, Università Politecnica delle Marche Eindhoven University of Technology) and one industrial beneficiary (Lumiloop, spin-off company from the Technical University of Dresden) located in four countries (the Netherlands, Germany, Poland and Italy) which possess top class expertise in electromagnetic interference, electronic control, wireless systems, antennas, and propagation.

Furthermore, the inter-sectoral characteristic is guaranteed by the support of a series of industrial entities: ten Industrial partner organisations from five European countries (The Netherlands, Germany, Czechia, Italy and Poland) and even one Industrial partner from Japan. Having Philips Healthcare, Rohde&Schwarz, EVEKTOR, THALES, Telecom Italia, metraTec, National Aerospace Laboratory, Canon Production Printing, Poznanski Instytut Technologiczny, Fokker, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, etc., forms a fully interrelated, integrated, and international consortium.

Your profile

We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and curiosity-driven researcher;

  • You have, or are about to get, a master’s degree in electromagnetic compatibility, telecommunications, electromagnetics or a related field;
  • You have a background in physical electronics, analytical mathematics and simulation;
  • You are an excellent teammate in an enthusiastic and hardworking group of scientists and engineers working on a joint assignment;
  • You are creative, like to push boundaries, and are highly motivated to address major science challenges in EMC;
  • You are proficient in English and able to collaborate intensively with industrial and academic parties in regular meetings and work visits.
  • Our offer

    The details of the over are in line with the MSCA Work Program related to Eligibility, Benefits and Salary:

    Researchers are required to undertake trans-national mobility (i.e., move from one country to another) when taking up the appointment. At the time of selection by the host organisation, researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of their host organisation for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to their recruitment. Short stays, such as holidays, are not taken into account.

    Career Stage:
    Master of Science (M.Sc.) or equivalent, Doctoral Candidate (DC) or 0-4 yrs. (Post Graduate)

    You are also eligible to apply, if you expect to graduate your M.Sc. or equivalent before the targeted staring date. Simply indicate this clearly in your application form and/or CV and please provide an overview of the transcripts that are already available.

    The candidate must be at the date of recruitment a doctoral candidate (i.e. not already in possession of a doctoral degree). Researchers who have successfully defended their doctoral thesis but who have not yet formally been awarded the doctoral degree will not be considered eligible.

    English language:
    Doctoral Candidate (DCs) must demonstrate that their ability to understand and express themselves in both written and spoken English is sufficiently high for them to derive the full benefit from the network training.

    The candidate must be working exclusively for the action. Each student will benefit from a wide-ranging training between universities, research centers and industry that will take advantage of both local and network-wide activities.

    Salary (MSCA allowances):
    Excellent salaries will be offered. Doctoral Candidate will benefit from the following MSCA allowances:

    Monthly living allowance : 3,400 €/month. This is adjusted through the application of a country correction coefficient to the living allowance of the country in which the researcher is recruited and includes all compulsory deductions under national legislation, including any employer contributions. The country correction coefficients are [listed in] (Table 1 of the MSCA Work Programme).
    Monthly mobility allowance : 600 €/month
    Monthly family allowance , if applicable and depending on the family situation: 660 €/month.

    The guaranteed PhD funding covered by the training network is for 36 months (i.e., EC funding, additional funding is possible, depending on the local Supervisor, and in accordance with the regular PhD time in the country of the hiring host). Check the vacancy description of each beneficiary for further clarification per country.

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