Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour, Doctoral Schools

Application ID:Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour-Doctoral Schools-PHD [#18023]
Application Title: 1st Call for applications for MSCA-Cofund EDENE PhD European doctoral program in Energy and Environment
Location:Pau, 64000, France
Subject Area: Energy & Environment
Appl Deadline:2021/03/31 11:59PMhelp popup (listed until 2021/03/31)
Description:    

Context: Energy and the Environment are two subjects linked to the main societal challenges described in the strategic European research project Horizon H2020, namely societal challenges N°3 “Safe, clean and efficient energy” and N°5 “Action for the climate, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials”. In this context, the European doctoral program in Energy and Environment EDENE is an ambitious multidisciplinary, intersectoral and international project over a period of 5 years offering quality training to a total of 30 international and highly-qualified doctoral students in these fields. Its ambition is to create a working dynamic around innovative subjects on these topics in all disciplines covered by the University of Pau et des Pays de l'Adour (UPPA). This collaborative project also aims to strengthen links with local socio-economic players and cross-border university players, namely the University of Zaragoza, Total, Enedis, Terega, Bertin, the Avenia competitive cluster and the SATT Aquitaine Sciences Transfert.

Aim: Through this First Call for Projects, CALL#1, EDENE will allow 10 excellent researchers to develop their talent beyond the Master, via a project of their choice, while being integrated in the best teams of UPPA and possible partners. Motivated candidates are asked to define their own research project in cooperation with their host unit at UPPA, so they can develop a successful cooperation in term of research, excellence and career development. We seek outstanding candidates with a clear passion for research and who are excited by the opportunity to provide future solutions for energy and the environment. These highly-motivated candidates will be able to undertake a PhD project in all areas of energy and the environment, connected to the research priorities of the University’s host laboratories. Fellows will benefit from both UPPA academic supervision and external co-supervision if a partner is chosen.

Eligibility: Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply, however applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activity in France for more than 12 months in the 3 years preceding the PhD start date (09/2021) Entrance requirements: candidates must hold a Master’s degree (or equivalent degree) with outstanding records English language requirements: non-native speakers of English are required to provide proof of linguistic proficiency Required competencies: Applicants are expected to show outstanding commitment connected to the research priorities of the laboratories.

Three steps for the selection:
1st step: Candidates have to contact the Research Laboratories from the UPPA in their field of interest, in order to find a supervisor and prepare their Research project https://recherche.univ-pau.fr/en/labs-and-expertise/research-laboratories.html
2nd step: by March 31st, 2021, applicants must submit their Research project, previously reviewed with the host laboratory, on the E2S UPPA online platform
3rd step: candidates will be selected on the basis of the quality of their curriculum and the relevance of their project proposal. The selection of the best candidates will be carried out by committees involved in the different stages of the process Interview – the best-ranked proposals will be short-listed (up to 40) for interviews; the candidate will be invited to defend her/his project in front of the selection committee

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Avenue de l'Université
64000 Pau
France
Web Page: https://www.univ-pau.fr/edene

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