PhD Studentships

CINCHRON PGR Studentship

CINCHRON is a H2020 Innovative Training Network.

The Network consists of 14 laboratories in 7 EU countries and Israel. We offer 15 PhD positions (2 of which will be based in Leicester) in the field of Comparative Insect CHRONObiology and provide:

  •  High profile research projects in an Innovative Training Network Program
  • Frequent network meetings (every 7-8 months) in different parts of Europe and Israel, with courses and workshops delivered by international experts
  • Intensive contacts with international collaborators & obligatory secondments to other research laboratories for up to several months
  • Possibilities to visit and collaborate with the commercial sector  
  • Highly competitive salaries and good working conditions


For a detailed description of the Project, Eligibility rules, and instructions on how to apply please visit


  • Closing date for applications: 29th June 2018.

  • Start date for studentship: September 24th September 2018, however, starting dates can be earlier or later depending on the relevant University.





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University of Leicester

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Professor Alison Goodall


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