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FAIROmics PhD Positions 2024 (Marie Curie Actions) in Europe

The FAIROmics project, under the prestigious Marie Curie Actions, is thrilled to announce openings for motivated PhD candidates. This innovative project is positioned at the intersection of science, technology, and regulation, focusing on the FAIRification of omics data. Through this initiative, doctoral candidates will have the unique opportunity to contribute to developing knowledge graphs that enhance decision-making in the design of microbial communities for plant-based fermented foods.

Structure and Benefits of the PhD Program

FAIROmics is structured as a joint doctorate program (MSCA-DN-JD), promising a comprehensive educational journey. Successful candidates will be awarded a double degree upon completing their PhD, marking a significant milestone in their academic and professional careers. This program fosters collaboration and cross-disciplinary fertilization through joint supervision arrangements that span universities and private sector companies.

Academic and Research Opportunities

Currently, the project has 13 PhD positions open across diverse specializations:

  • Food Science
  • Food Chemistry, Biotechnology, Biomedical Sciences
  • Microbiology and Microbial Ecology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Statistics, Mathematics, Biostatistics
  • Machine Learning, Computer Science
  • Systems Biology
  • Intellectual Property, Data Law, Open Science
  • Physics

Each specialization contributes uniquely to the project’s overarching goal, ensuring a holistic approach to the challenges at hand.

Application Requirements and Process

Prospective candidates are required to have a master’s degree in a relevant discipline, including but not limited to artificial intelligence, life sciences, humanities, and social sciences. The selection process is meticulous, aimed at identifying candidates who not only meet academic excellence but also demonstrate strong networking and communication skills within a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment. Proficiency in English (minimum B2 level) is mandatory to facilitate effective communication.

Applications are to be submitted online via the FAIROmics website, where the application form can also be accessed. The recruitment process includes screening by the FAIROmics Project Manager, followed by a detailed evaluation by DC supervisors who will consider academic records, CVs, recommendation letters, and motivation letters. Shortlisted candidates may be required to analyze scientific documents relevant to their chosen field, followed by an online interview conducted by the Selection Committee.

How to Apply?

For those interested in making a significant impact through their PhD work, please visit FAIROmics Open PhD Positions to choose your area of interest and apply.

Zahira Bano

(Associate Editor) Zahira holds a PhD in Cosmetics Surgery and Pharma. She worked with Mashables and some other beauty and wellness blogs. She is also a well-known personality and educationist and has a large number of social following. She also writes on the female empowerment motivational topics in her leisure time. She is also a scholarship winner and mentor for students looking for studying abroad opportunities.

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