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  • altPhD Positions in ITALY: General Information: Talented and motivated candidates who have, or are expecting to obtain a Master or equivalent degree in a field relevant to the research undertaken within the CRI, are invited to submit their application on-line. The on-line application is open from 25 June to 20 July (12 pm central European time).Short listed candidates will be interviewed in September and October. Each project is developed as collaboration between the Fondazione Edmund Mach (FEM) and a partner institution. The main location will be FEM and at least one year of the PhD scholarship will be spent at the partner institute. The official working language is English. About the Fellowships: The fellowship is funded from FEM. It includes a salary of 20.000 Euro per year (before taxes), which is provided for 3 years with the possibility to extend it for 1 more year, pending the approval of the Tutor Committee. Students will also benefit of reimbursement for travelling to the partner institution. Note that the FEM does not handle requests for registration as PhD student. FEM is a research Foundation and cannot issue the PhD degree. Therefore successful candidates will have to register as PhD student with the University partner of the project or with another University. Fellow students will have 1 year from when the fellowships starts to register as PhD students. If at the end of the first year the selected candidate is not yet registered as PhD student, the fellowship will stop. Application: The applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent from a University in a field relevant to the project topic. It is also possible to apply when the Master’s degree will be obtained after the application deadline. The fellowship can start as early as November 2012. To apply, please fill in the dedicated webform. During the application process you will be asked to include the following documents: Your CV (max. 1 page); A scanned copy of your valid id card (EU citizens) or passport (non EU citizens). Only applications accompanied by 2 letters of reference sent by the referees will be accepted. Please note that once you “submit” your application, the referees you have indicated will be automatically informed by email that you are applying to a FEM Fellowship and they will be asked to fill in the dedicated on-line referee form. Referee forms sent by the applicants will not be considered. Please inform your referees early enough to allow them to transmit the letter in time! You will be informed by and automatic message when your referees submitted the requested letter of reference. Please contact your referee when not receiving this automatic message before your online application deadline. Referee form deadline submission: 30 July 2012 (12 pm central European time). It will NOT be possible to submit reference letters after this deadline. Assessment and selection procedure: Applicants will be assessed on the basis of their curriculum and of the letters of recommendation. Candidates selected for the interview should provide a scan copy of the transcript of the academic records, i.e. the inventory of the courses taken and grades earned throughout the university studies. Only short-listed candidates will be informed by 15 September and will be invited for a personal/Skype interview. For general questions regarding the application please contact phd.fem@iasma.it . Information about recruiting management: Equal opportunities – The position is open to both genders, Law n. 903, 9/12/1977, art. 1. The policy and practice of the Fondazione Edmund Mach require that all staff are offered equal opportunities within employment. Data treatment – All data supplied by applicants will be used only for the purposes of determining their suitability for the position and will be held in accordance with the principles of the Personal Data Protection Code, Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30 June 2003. By sending the Cv and application, the candidate consent and authorize the Foundation to the use of his/her personal data. If you want to collaborate and work with the Research and Innovation Centre (CRI), please send us a spontaneous submission with your professional curriculum at the following email contact (risorseumane.centroricerca@iasma.it). Please add the following phrase to your CV otherwise your spontaneous submission or your application to any position will not be considered: I consent to the use of my personal data in accordance with the provisions of decree 196/2003. <<<<>>>> CB_05 – Strategies to combine data blocks in systems biology AL_04 – Carotenoid Biogenesis in Raspberry Cultivars during Fruit Development AG_01 – Genetic engineering manipulation of terpene biosynthesis in Vitis for the control of grapevine moth, Lobesia botrana CB_04 – Developing a model system to study reproductive development in Rosaceae CB_03 – Pathways Analysis: towards a dynamical view of plant response. (PlantNet) CB_02 – Rosaceae ATLAS CB_01 – Morphology associated gene networks in yeast as a model to study the evolution of multicellularity (Morph Net) AM_06 – Rana temporaria in the alpine region of Trentino: landscape genetics and study of the interactions between genetic diversity, amphibian species diversity and ecosystem diversity. (AMPHIBIO3ntino) AM_05 – Next generation sequencing identification of drought resistence genes in the Arundinoideae (NIDRA) AM_04 – Rapid warming of large lakes in Italy: assessment of trends and impacts using long-term in situ and satellite-based data (WarmLakes) AM_03 – Land-Atmoshpere feedbacks in climate modelling AM_02 – Use of Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy to Partition Autotrophic and Heterotrophic Soil Respiration in Forest and Agricultural Ecosystems (CRDS-PAH) AM_01 – Evaluation of tri‐dimensional radiative transfer models for estimation of vegetation biochemical parameters (3Drtm) AL_03 – Volatile Organic Compounds in cheese production chain (VOCheese) AL_02 – A Stress and gut microbiota: unlocking the mammalian gut-brain axis (PRIMAGUT) AL_01 – Alpine Volatile Organic Compounds (ALPVOC) AG_06 – Gene expression and regulation in Drosophila suzukii: toward the definition of new disruptive methods for pest control (Suzukii) AG_05 – Endophytes: a new therapy for healthy, high quality grapes AG_04 – Molecular characterization of the spatio-temporal activation of grapevine defense by single-cell microdissection (MICROMOLE) AG_03 – Botrytis infection of the grapevine inflorescence (BOTRYFLOWER) AG_02 – Mating Disruption with Vibrational Signals – Study of the applicability to different pests of the vineyard (MD_VIbs)

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