JOB: PhD Programme “UNIPhD - Training next-generation talents” at the University of Padua (Italy), Academic Year 2023/24 (31.01.2023)

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The University of Padua (Italy) has published the global call for applications "UNIPhD - Eight century legacy of multidisciplinary research and training for the next-generation talents” (closing date: 31 January 2023).

This PhD Programme targets the most promising Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) coming to the University of Padua from all over the world to pursue a brand new International, Intersectorial, Interdisciplinary and Innovative “training through research” experience.

In the Academic Year 2023/2024, UNIPhD involves 10 PhD-Courses covering all research domains. 11 full time fellowships are on offer. Each fellowship is associated to a research topic, that is a framework within which every applicant has to propose an original research project in collaboration with a Supervisor at the University of Padua.

Selected ESRs benefit from very attractive employment conditions and will be recruited through a 3-year contract starting 1 October 2023.

At the date of the call deadline, applicants must be eligible for PhD studies in Italy and meet the following criteria:

Mobility. Candidates should not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Italy for more than 12 months in the 3 years before the call deadline.

Qualification. Applicants should hold a Master’s degree or another academic qualification recognized as equivalent to a second cycle degree, obtained by and no later than 30 September 2023.

Early Stage. Applicants should not have already been awarded and should not be attending a doctoral degree course and must be in their first 4 years (or full-time equivalent) of research experience.

For further information go to the call website: (in English). 

Online applications must be submitted by 31 January 2023 at 1:00 p.m. (Italian time).

We would really appreciate if you could circulate the call among young researchers and potential candidates.

Any further clarification requests can be addressed to the University of Padua: