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Recruitment information

The MISTRAL Network (“we”, “us”) will adhere to the principles of Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers set out in The European Charter for Researchers. We have created a process which is open, efficient, transparent, supportive, and which allows us to compare applicants from anywhere in the world. ESR recruitment and selection is a joint responsibility of the MISTRAL beneficiaries.

Applications for this ESR position (University College Cork) will be accepted until midnight on Monday June 24th 2019

Please take the time to understand the aims and objectives of an MSCA European Training Network, the MISTRAL project, and the ESR12 project.
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How to Apply

To apply for this ESR position at the University of Cork please send your CV including a cover letter to the project email address - mistral-itn(at)qub(dot)ac(dot)uk
Before applying you should read the job description and selection criteria for this position.

  • Your application must include a cover letter. The cover letter should be no longer than 2 pages of A4 (no less than 10pt). Please state why you are interested in the MISTRAL network, and why you are motivated to apply to this research position
  • Your CV must demonstrate clearly and unambiguously how your experience and research background meet the requirements of this position. This should include a statement of any relevant research or education experience, and any publications you may have
  • Do not include copies of publications, references, or testimonials
  • You should submit the cover letter and your CV as a single file

You MUST be eligible to be an Early Stage Researcher to be appointed:

Career Stage Rule:
Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) must, at the date of recruitment by the beneficiary, be in the first four years (full -time equivalent research experience) of their research careers, and must not have been awarded a doctoral degree.

Mobility Rule:
ESRs must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the recruiting beneficiary for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the recruitment date. Compulsory national service, short stays such as holidays, and time spent as part of a procedure for obtaining refugee status under the Geneva Convention are not taken into account.

For clarification on these rules, please contact us - mistral-itn(at)qub(dot)ac(dot)uk