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Open calls

Open calls within the MAD4Can-DOC programme.

The aim of this call is to find candidates to fill the positions of early stage researcher within the Marie Skłodowska-Curie CO-FUND Action.

We are offering:

  • 8 PhD projects announced in this call (please see below) and selections will be made on competitive basis
  • The PhD positions correspond to 4 years of research studies, extent 100%.
  • All projects are provided within a triple helix environment, with close collaboration between academia, clinic and industry, offering the students excellent, multidisciplinary training as researchers.
  • Supervisors and co-supervisors are internationally renowned researchers with excellent track-records and well-experienced in supervising PhD-students.
  • Structurally provided courses, research school and mentorship are available within the programme.
  • Starting salary is …Euro/ month and will gradually increase according to a set salary scale
  • Final candidates will be formally admitted to the doctoral programme at Lund University
  • Start date August, 2017


Eligibility criteria

  • The general requirements comprise a university degree of at least 240 ECTS credits, including at least 60 credits at an advanced level (second cycle) and a valid university degree at advanced level (second cycle) within a relevant and related subject.

  • Good knowledge in spoken and written English is a requirement (international accepted tests: TOEFL, IENTL and Cambridge English)

  • To be eligible for the position the 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 the reference date.


Application requirements

  • CV and a letter of motivation

  • Letter of reference from the applicant’s Master or Bachelor thesis supervisor

  • Copy of diploma and student record

  • A signed declaration on agreement to the MSCA Mobility Rule, found here

  • Contact details, including email address and phone number

  • Please apply by using the Lund University application system


Application deadline: xx-xx-2016

Research projects



(detailed information is available within each projects)

Lund University was founded in 1666. Today, the University is ranked as one of the world’s top 100 and is Sweden’s most international higher education institution. The University has 47 000 students and 7 200 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

Lund University promotes an equal opportunities code. We encourage both men and women to apply for this position.

Applications will be destroyed or returned (upon request) two years after the decision of employment has become final. Applications from the employed and from those who appeal the decision will not be returned.