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How to apply for an Early Stage Researcher position

1. Read the project descriptions carefully, the eligibility criteria and the general and specific selection criteria for each position.

2. Download the 'Central Application Form' here and fill it in.






3. Send the completed Central Application Form together with the following documents to the project e-mail address:

Documents to be submitted to

  • Central Application Form - see above;

  • Motivation letter (max. 1 page);

  • Curriculum vitae (max. 3 pages);

  • Scanned copy of University degree/diploma (MA /MSc diploma including final grade);

  • Contact details of two referees;

  • Publication or other form of scholarly writing (e.g. excerpt from MA-thesis or term paper).

It is possible to apply for more than one ESR-position. If you apply for more than one position, you should indicate this on the Central Application Form and list the ESR positions by preference.

Applicants who wish to apply for more than one position should submit a separate motivation letter for EACH project. All other documents only need to be supplied once.

The closing date for the positions will be September 3, 2018, but applications will continue to be considered until suitable candidates have been appointed.


***IMPORTANT: Application deadlines and start dates may vary. Please check out if there are any different  deadlines for some individual projects by contacting the person in charge of each project***


Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the researchers in charge of the projects as soon as possible.



This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska Curie grant agreement No 765556.

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