Candidates should apply via CHAIR homepage and have to include the following documents (in English):

  • Completed application form (where the applicant is expected to indicate preferences for maximum 2 PhD positions within the network)
  • Curriculum vitae, including relevant competences, skill and publication list
  • Motivation letter (1 page)
  • University records, diplomas / certificates (Bachelor and Master degrees). For EU Countries, the Diploma Supplement is recommended,

In addition, two reference letters are required. The applicant should ask her/his referees to send the letters separately and confidentially to the following e-mail address: 

The same e-mail address can also be used for enquiries about the project and the application procedure.

Web interviews will be planned for pre-selected applicants after the applications deadline.

Ranking of the applicants and recruitment of the selected candidate will be carried out by the CHAIR Consortium.

The expected start date of the fellowship is will depend upon the University research group you will join and will be finalized during the selection process.

Important Note before you fill in the application form:

If you already applied and were not shortlisted, please do not apply again.

Considering some positions are close to being filled, we will consider new applicants for all open positions; but you may select your preferred option(s) at the time of application.

Application Form

  • Please read Project Description before selecting your preferences. Max. 2 positions can be selected
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