Why should I apply

Salary and employment contract

You will benefit from a competitive salary, number of days off, remote work , social security coverage.

The salary will be composed of:

  • A living allowance (3400 euros per month - gross salary charged -) (Amount calculated as follows: [the monthly living allowance for researchers in MSCA-DN Fellowship actions multiplied by country-specific correction coefficient of the country in which the researcher is recruited (Table below)]
  •  A mobility allowance (600 euros per month)
  • A family allowance (660 euros per month if applicable

For more details, check the Guide for applicants.

Additional comment:

The contract including payment will be according to the general wage agreement for public service.

Work Environment

Each of the beneficiary institution/organization offers a great work environment.

  • USES2 community of excellence will be built through connections between you, your fellow Doctoral Candidates and the experts providing an excellent supervision and close follow-up of the PhD project.
  • You will be surrounded by an excellent network of researchers.
  • You will benefit from international, intersectoral and multidisciplinary secondments:
    • International Environment : you will have secondments in at least 2 additional countries.
    • Intersectoral cross-pollination working conditions to advance knowledge and innovate for key domains requiring monitoring, such as Energy, Mobility for citizens and Construction (access to outstanding academic and industrial facilities).
    • Multidisciplinary approach: the 11 connected PhD subjects in the USES2 project will ensure that all disciplines involved in the design and validation of new sensing solutions will be constructively shared.

Work Conditions

Scientific supports of high quality will be provided: As a full time PhD within USES2 , you will have the opportunity to:

  • Properly communicate and disseminate you research results.
  • Publish your results in high profile open access journals and conferences.
  • Elaborate, with the help of your supervisor, your Personal Career Development Plan (PCDP).
  • Learn about the research context (such as Intellectual Property Right and Code of Ethics of Research).
  • Access to all online subscriptions (Elsevier, Springer-Nature, IEEE, Web of Science; Scopus, etc.) and all campuses libraries.
  • Access to a dedicated training programme (foreign language courses, personal development trainings, career development trainings, technical skills, etc.).