[Coral-List] 15 PhD positions available in EU Training Network "Comparative Genomics of Non-Model Invertebrates" (IGNITE)

Gert Woerheide woerheide at lmu.de
Thu Jan 11 12:38:49 EST 2018

Please distribute widely - apologies for cross-posting

We are happy to announce that 15 PhD/Early Stage Researcher (ESR)
positions now available in the Pan-European MSCA-ITN "Comparative
Genomics of Non-Model Invertebrates"
(IGNITE) Network of institutions and companies for a maximum duration of
36 months.

All positions will open on 1st July 2018 or as soon as possible
thereafter. The deadline for applications is 28th February 2018 (23:59 CET).

Europe is home to world-leading expertise in invertebrate genomics and
the aim of IGNITE is to gather together this European excellence to
train a new generation of scientists skilled in all aspects of
invertebrate genomics.

The well-trained genome scientists emerging from IGNITE will be in great
demand in universities, research institutions, as well as in software,
biomedical, agrofood and pharmaceutical companies. Through their
excellent interdisciplinary and intersectoral training spanning from
biology and geobiology to bioinformatics and computer science, our
graduates will be in a prime position to take up leadership roles in
both academia and industry in order to drive the complex changes needed
to advance sustainability of our knowledge-based society and economy.

To apply and for general information about the positions, please visit
our central application tool available here:

For a detailed description of the individual projects please see:


best wishes


Prof. Dr. Gert Wörheide
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences,
Division of Paleontology & Geobiology
& GeoBio-CenterLMU
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, and
Director, Bavarian State Collections of Palaeontology and Geology
Richard-Wagner-Straße 10
80333 München

Phone: +49 (89) 2180-6718
Fax: +49 (89) 2180-6601
E-Mail: woerheide at lmu.de
www.palmuc.de | www.geobiology.eu
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Tweets: twitter.com/gwoerhe

New ITN IGNITE to start in 2018: www.itn-ignite.eu


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