Eligibility criteria


  • May be of any nationality
  • Must be fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Must comply with the Transnational Mobility Rule: at the time of recruitment, MINDED researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Italy for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the reference date: September 1st, 2017. Time spent for obtaining a refugee status under the Geneva Convention, compulsory national service and/or short stays, such as holidays, will not count towards the 12-month limit.
  • Must be Experienced Researchers as per the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions definition: at the time of recruitment, applicants must be in possession of a doctoral degree or, if the applicant has does not have a doctoral degree and is not in the process of completing one, they should have at least 4 years of full-time equivalent research experience (Full-Time Equivalent Research Experience is measured from the date when a researcher obtained the degree which would allow them to pursue a PhD)
  • Must have a PhD in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Mathematics, Biology, Biotechnology, Pharmacology, Neuroscience, Psychology or closely related fields;
  • Must not have over 10 years of experience after the University Degree which gives access to doctoral programmes.

Research Proposals from Applicants

  • Must be in English
  • Must be received on or before the call deadline through the online application system
  • Only one application per applicant may be submitted
  • Proposals must adhere to the ethical standards applicable to the MINDED programme
  • Must be within a MINDED research area (Nanomedicine, Molecular Neuroscience and Cognitive Neuroscience Robotics)

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 754490.

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