Abierta la convocatoria DIRS-COFUND para estudiantes de doctorado

Published on Thursday, 02 February 2017 - 16:04


The DEUSTO INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH SCOOL (DIRS) will open the second call to recruit 8 Marie Sklodowska-Curie researchers Supported and co-funded by the European Commission (Marie Skłodowska-Curie) and over 40 partners, the University of Deusto, will open the second call to recruit 8 early stage researchers for three years on the 1st of February, 2017. As a result of the first call, launched in February 2016, 8 early stage researchers were enrolled by the Deusto International Research School (DIRS) last year to the corresponding PhD programmes and research teams of the University of Deusto.


DIRS attracts qualified international Early Stage Researchers for high quality PhD training. Selected researchers will enroll in an attractive and highly internationalised, inter-disciplinar and inter-sectoral research environment. PhD researchers will develop their work in one of the seven existing doctoral programmes linked to one the four focus areas: Health and Wellbeing; Human Rights, Peace and Conflict Resolution; Sustainable Development and Innovation; and Education and Lifelong Learning.


Specifically, DeustoTech Energy wishes to recruit 4 researchers for topics within the scope of Sustainable Development and Innovation:

- Participation of students in real environment problems for sustainable development

- Advanced technological solutions for the food water energy nexus

- Agent based modelling of the waste collection system

- Smart Water Systems – Tools to build more resilient water infrastructures


Following high quality European Commission’s requirements, the candidates will be selected via an open, transparent, merit-based, impartial, equitable and internationally advertised procedure, in order to avoid any kind of inequality or discrimination, guarantying a fair selection process.


Regarding terms and conditions, the selected candidates will sign an employment contract and will benefit from a shared supervision and mentoring process formally inscribed in the doctoral Agreement and the individualized Personal Career


Full information on the vacancies and specific requirements is available on the website of DIRS-COFUND.