PhD Position 2019 at A-WEAR European Joint Doctorate network in Finland

PhD Position 2019 at A-WEAR European Joint Doctorate network in Finland

PhD Position 2019 at A-WEAR European Joint Doctorate network in Finland

About: Tampere University in Finland is inviting applications for the PhD Position 2019 Within A-WEAR European Joint Doctorate network for the 2019/2020 academic session.

Applications are invited for a  full-time PhD student position (called Early Stage Researchers or ESR) for joint and double PhD degrees for 36 months. The position is offered within the A-WEAR European Joint Doctorate action of the highly appreciated EU-funded Marie Skłodowska Curie grants. We offer high-class training and the possibility of PhD graduation with a double or joint PhD certificate.

A-WEAR is an international, multidisciplinary and multi-sectoral training network and joint doctorate programme on wearable computing. A-WEAR is funded by the European Union’s Horizon2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska Curie grant agreement No. 813278.


  • The applicant must be in possession of the Master of Science (MSc) diploma in a relevant field, such as computer science, communication engineering or computer engineering.
  • Transnational mobility: The ESR is required to undertake trans-national mobility (i.e. move from one country to another) when taking up their appointment.
  • Early-Stage Researchers (ESRs)/fresh MSc graduates: All researchers recruited in A-WEAR must have maximum 4 years equivalent research experience after completing their first MSc and have not been awarded any doctoral degree at the date of the employment.
  • Background requirements: the applicant must be in possession of Master of Science (MSc) diploma in a relevant field, such as electrical engineering, communications engineering, software engineering/computer science, signal processing, radio communications, mathematics, physics, aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, etc.
  • English language requirements: English certificate with sufficient level according to Tampere University rules is MANDATORY for this position.

Value of the Scholarship

  • The position is fully funded for a 36-month period in Tampere University, Finland.
  • You can complement your experience within periods of up to 15 months of cross-country and industrial secondments by working with the highly committed industrial partners.
  • The ESR will receive a Living Allowance and a Mobility allowance (i.e., gross salary) in accordance with H2020 MSCA rules.
  • ESRs who have a family (spouse and/or children) will also receive a family allowance, also according to H2020 MSCA rules.
  • Details about the approximate gross salary per country are given at each position.
  • We emphasize that the salary of each ESR is very competitive and it is at levels corresponding to postdoctoral students (or higher) at each employment unit.
  • The salaries are adjusted to the living costs in the countries of each of the participant units, according to H2020 MSCA rules.

How to Apply

To Apply;

  • The candidates must submit through the followings;
  • Certified copies of the bachelor’s and master’s degree certificates and the transcripts with official translations into English
  • A Diploma Supplement (DS)as approved by the EU Commission for degrees completed in European universities (when applicable)
  • Curriculum Vitae/CV(preferably in Europass format)
  • List of publications (if any)
  • References: minimum 2 reference letters to be attached to the application and contact details of 2 or more referees included in the CV
  • Motivation letter: maximum 1 page where you introduce yourself and present your qualifications; you may include also your previous research fields and main research results. Please emphasize your future goals career-wise
  • A short essay called “Dissertation Proposal” (max 2 pages) explaining how you would address the research objectives mentioned at the position you apply for.
  • Copy of the passport.
  • Proof of residence: Statement (use template available at and certificates/documents demonstrating your residence(s) in the last 5 years


Deadline: Application closes June 22, 2019. 20:00 – Europe/Athens

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PhD Studentship in Independent Train maintenance and Support for UK/EU Understudies, 2019

PhD Studentship in Autonomous Train Servicing and Maintenance for UK/EU Students, 2019

PhD Studentship in Independent Train maintenance and Support for UK/EU Understudies, 2019

Searching for a way that features your one of a kind research abilities? Uplifting news! Brunel College is inviting UK and EU contender to apply for the PhD Studentship in Independent Train maintenance and Upkeep.

The program is open to the brilliant PhD candidate for the full-time PhD research project in Autonomous Systems for Train Servicing at the College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences.

Founded in 1966, Brunel University London organized into three colleges and three major research institutes. It is known as a British plate glass university. It has an important national reference point for providers of UK university degrees and ranked as the 93rd best university worldwide.

Why at Brunel University London? While studying at this university, candidates can get excellence and bring benefits for their future career. It gives students an opportunity to work with Research Institutes and Research Centers to build active chapters across the world.

Application Deadline: May 31, 2019


  • Eligible Countries: UK and EU students
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible for this fund, must have a first degree at or equivalent to 2:1 or above in a suitable engineering discipline, mechanical engineering, design engineering, physics, or similar. A Master’s level qualification is desirable but not essential.
  • Applicant must also be eligible for home tuition fees and demonstrable practical engineering ability through project work. Relevant experience in autonomous systems or mechatronics is an advantage. In addition, he/she should be highly motivated, able to work in a team and have good communication skills.

How to Apply

  • How to apply: If you are willing to apply for this bursary then you are required to take admission in a PhD degree coursework at the university. After taking affirmation, applicants can apply for the award by sending the supporting documents to the and
  • Supporting Documents: Must send the up-to-date CV, single A4 page, single-spaced personal statement setting out why they are interested in undertaking this project, degree certificate(s) and transcript(s) confirming that they have a first degree at or equivalent to 2:1 or above in a suitable engineering discipline, evidence of English language capability to IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, names and contact details for two academic referees.
  • Admission Requirements: For being enrolled in a PhD course, the aspirant needs to have research experiences, courses, or projects that have prepared them for doctoral study.
  • Language Requirement: The applicants must have to achieve a minimum recognized English language qualification to study at the University of Brunel.


The successful grantee will receive an annual stipend of £17,009 with payment of their full-time home tuition fees for a period of 36 months.

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