Recruitment procedure

Recruitment for the PRAETORIAN job positions will be a transparent, open and equal process following the guidelines of the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers.

Before applying, please read the eligibility criteria.

Candidates are required to apply online for one to maximum three positions and indicate their preference. They provide all requested information including a detailed CV and a letter of motivation. During the registration, applicants will need to prove that they are eligible, according to the Doctoral Candidate definition, mobility criteria, and English language proficiency.

All applications are checked on the EC eligibility criteria by the Coordinator. Applications of candidates that are formally eligible are forwarded to the supervisory team for each position. Its role is to ensure that the procedure follows the recruitment criteria of scientific excellence.

Each position will be filled once the right candidate has been found. If no satisfactory candidates are found for a given project after the first call for positions, the vacant position will be re-advertised following the same rules and procedure.

Deadline: 31 December 2023

For each position, three to five candidates will be selected and interviewed by the supervisors, either online or in person. In order to facilitate their travel, selected candidates will have their travels funded to meet the supervisor (max. € 500 per invited candidate). The final decision on appointment will be made by the supervisory team. The selected Doctoral Candidates are to start their research at the latest at September 2024.