15 Fully Funded PhD Positions in Marie Curie ITN Project PERFORM, 2018

PERFORM is offering 15 PhD positions for researchers in the area of the Digital Retail, hosted by a consortium of European Universities and Industry Partners.

PhD candidates will get a unique international,  interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral training in scientific and transferable skills by distinguished leaders from academia and industry.



Scholarships Number and Award:

-These ESR enrollments are under very attractive employment conditions and competitive salaries offered in Marie Curie Innovative Training Networks. Fellows will be offered a full-time, fixed-term employment contract for a period of 36 months.

-The selected ESRs will join top-class research groups and have the unique opportunity to pursue a career in digital retail. Working in this ambitious research project will provide a very strong joint multidisciplinary research training program and should lead the ESRs to the successful completion of a PhD.

The mobility among five EU countries and 14 institutions provides fellows with the opportunity to undertake secondments, company visits and training in a multidisciplinary environment which will lead to extensive experience in the promising field digital retail.


Education Level & Subject:

These positions are available to pursue PhD programme. These positions are awarded in the following fields click



-Applicants of all nationalities are eligible for these positions.

-Applicants must have a Master’s degree in the wider field of Digital Retail.

-Applicants have to be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of their research careers (i.e. applicants must have obtained their qualifying Master’s (or equivalent) degree within the past four years at the time of recruitment).

-Applicants can be of any nationality but are required to undertake trans-national mobility (i.e. move from another country) when taking up the appointment.

At the moment of selection, the researcher must not have resided or carried out his/her main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the host organization for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to their recruitment.

Short stays, such as holidays are not taken into account.

-Applicants have to demonstrate they are able to understand and express themselves in both written and spoken English,

-Applicants must not have been awarded a PhD yet.


Required Documents:

-A motivation letter,


-Master’s degree transcripts, and

-Any other relevant documents


How to Apply:

Applicants can apply via email application@perform-network.eu



February 8, 2018


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