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Vascular Biology PhD and Postdoctoral Research Position in Europe, 2014/15

ITN within the Marie Curie program of the European Commission is funding 12 PhD and one postdoctoral research positions at various European labs and Enterprises. Researchers of any nationality can apply for these positions. Positions will cover salary and mobility allowances. Online application must be submitted by Dec 15, 2013.

Study Subject (s): The research positions are available in vascular biology at European labs and Enterprises.
Course Level: These positions are open for pursuing PhD and Postdoctoral program at European labs and Enterprises.
Scholarship Provider: Marie Curie training programme of the European Commission (‘SMART’).
Scholarship can be taken at: European labs and enterprises

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Eligibility:-SmArteR started on November 1, 2013.
-We are supported as Initial Training Network within the FP7 Peoples programme of the European Commission. As dictated by this programme, to be an eligible candidate, you need to fulfill specific conditions.
-Notably, you should not have resided or worked in the destination country for more than 12 months in the last 3 years preceding start of your contract. As PhD student, you must have less than 4 years of research training since your M.Sc. For post-docs, you need to have a PhD or equivalent training and less than 5 years research experience since your M.Sc.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: International Researchers are eligible for this PhD and Postdoctoral research position.

Scholarship Description: SmArteR (Small Artery Remodeling) is a research network of academic and entrepreneurial institutes that focuses on the small arteries and arterioles. These vessels have a crucial role in the regulation of local blood flow and of blood pressure, and their dysfunction is causally involved in hypertension and impaired tissue perfusion. SmArteR provides a unique collaboration addressing the structure and function of these vessels. We will study the interaction between cells, extracellular matrix and mechanical loading in an integrative way, taking advantage of the multidisciplinary partnership. This way, we will unravel the processes in small artery remodeling at the molecular, cellular and integrative physiology level, and we will develop novel and marketable technology aimed at studying these vessels in vitro under the right biomechanical conditions.

Number of award(s): 12 PhD and 1 postdoctoral positions will be offered.

Duration of award(s): The length of PhD (3 years) and postdocs (1.5 & 2 years).

What does it cover? Salary and mobility allowances will be competitive. Specific rules apply for eligibility.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Deadline for application is Dec 15, 2013.

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