Supported and co-funded by the European Commission (Marie Skłodowska-Curie) and over 40 partners, the University of Deusto, the only Spanish university selected to develop this programme in the doctoral studies category, will shortly open a call to recruit 8 researchers for three years. The second call for recruiting a second cohort of 8 researchers will be launched in 2017.
The Deusto International Research School (DIRS) aims at attracting qualified international Early Stage Researchers for high quality PhD training. Selected researchers will enrol in an attractive and highly internationalised, inter-disciplinar and inter-sectoral research eco-system. PhD researchers develop their work in one of the seven existing doctoral programmes linked to one of the four focus areas: Health and Wellbeing; Human Rights, Peace and Conflict Resolution; Sustainable Development and Innovation; and Education and Lifelong Learning.
Following high quality European Commission’s requirements, the candidates will be selected via an open, transparent, merit-based, impartial, equitable and internationally advertised procedure, in order to avoid any kind of inequality or discrimination, guarantying a fair selection process.
Regarding terms and conditions, the selected candidates will sign an employment contract and will be hosted in an attractive research environment characterised by excellence, internationality, interdisciplinarity and cross-sectorality. In addition, the selected researchers will benefit from a shared supervision and mentoring process formally inscribed in the Doctoral Agreement and the individualized Personal Career Development Plan.
A specific website containing all the information related to this call, such as applicant’s requirements, eligibility criteria, expected timing and application form is planned to be launched in the coming months. And the first call for applicants is expected to be opened in at the beginning of 2016.
Full information on the vacancies and specific requirements will be published on the web of the DIRS on February 15th. Please, check the website regularly for updates on this call.