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Early-Stage Researcher (PhD position) in Childhood Deafness and Communication Research, Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN)

from July 21, 2020 to August 20, 2020

School of Education
Faculty of Social Sciences
Main Campus - Leeds (UK)

Could you make an outstanding contribution to childhood deafness and communication research? Would you like to contribute to a cutting-edge European research network? Do you want to develop your research career and study for a PhD in one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities?

An opportunity exists for an outstanding early stage researcher to join an interdisciplinary research team from the School of Education, the School of Medicine at the University of Leeds (UK) and the Yorkshire Auditory Implant Centre, to receive supervision for the preparation of a PhD thesis, and to benefit from the combined resources of a major international training network (Comm4CHILD).

As a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow, you will receive generous benefits, including a fixed salary/living allowance, plus mobility, travel or career exploration allowances according to the requirements for EU-funded Early Stage Researchers. Individual allowances may vary according to personal factors (such as family status and place of origin) and are calculated in Euros. They may vary, or be adjusted, according to the prevailing rate of Euro/Sterling exchange. There are strict eligibility and residency requirements that must be met.

The researcher will be appointed on a full-time, fixed-term contract at the University of Leeds for a period of three years, which may include internship at one of our network partner organisations in another European country, and travel for research fieldwork. Availability to travel (including internationally), for the purposes of the research and training activities, is a requirement for this post and is fully funded.

The ESR will be supervised by experienced researchers from across the network, collaborate in research, attend joint training events, and contribute to workshops and conferences. The training position is funded for three years, during which time you will pursue a doctoral degree (PhD).

Category Research
Grade Off grading structure - In line with the Marie Sklodowska-Curie ITN requirements for Early Stage Researchers
Working Time 100%
Post Type Full Time
Contract Type Fixed Term (36 months)
Reference ESLED1077

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Published on July 28, 2020