Prepare your application

All Doctoral Candidate (DC) should first check the eligibility criteria.

In order to guide you through the application process please download the Guide for Applicants.

Before starting the online application below, it is strongly advised to contact the PhD supervisor.

The application must be written in English in order to be considered and examined.

The candidate‚Äôs application package must be complete and submitted strictly before the application deadline (31st May 2023 12:00pm, Paris time).

Employment conditions

The successful candidate will be employed for a maximum period of three years full-time equivalent and receives a generous financial package plus an additional mobility and family allowance according to the rules for Doctoral Candidates (DCs) in an EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Doctotal Networks (DN).
A career development plan will be prepared for each DC fellow in accordance with his/her supervisor and will include training, planned secondments and outreach activities in partner institutions of the network. The DC fellows are supposed to complete their PhD thesis by the end of the 3rd year of their employment.
For more information please visit the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Doctoral Networks website.

DCs Key Responsibilities

  • To manage and carry out their research projects within 36 months
  • To write a PhD dissertation
  • To participate in research and training activities within the USES2 network
  • To write articles for scientific peer reviews
  • To participate in meetings of the different USES2 consortium bodies
  • To disseminate their research in the scientific community (international conferences) and non-scientific community, by outreach and public engagement
  • To liaise with the other research staff and students working in broad areas of relevance to the research project and partner institutions.
  • To write progress reports and prepare results for publication and dissemination via journals, presentations and the web.
  • To attend progress and management meetings as required and network with the other research groups.