Cal for 8 fully-funded PhD positions NOW OPEN @ CIMeC, UNITrento (Italy)

We are pleased to announce the opening of a call for 8 fellowships for our international PhD Program in Cognitive and Brain Sciences (CIMeC), commencing November 2017 at the University of Trento, Italy. As you will see from the links below, the PhD call is open to several fields of cognitive neuroscience research. Interested candidates should feel free to contact the PIs that might have topics of interest to them.

PhD areas outline: _http://web.unitn.it/en/drcimec/37990/33rd-cycle-research-topics-2017-call_
PhD Application summary: _http://web.unitn.it/en/drcimec/10141/application-summary-and-process_
PhD Application link: _https://www5.unitn.it/Apply/en/Web/Home/dott_
PhD Application deadline: *Tuesday May 16, 2017, at 4pm *(Italian time)
CIMeC: _http://www.cimec.unitn.it/_

This year’s research topics proposed by the Doctoral Program Committee for 5 UNITN grants are visible here: http://web.unitn.it/en/drcimec/research-topics <http://web.unitn.it/en/drcimec/research-topics>, while the 3 topic-specific grants’ details can be found here: http://web.unitn.it/en/drcimec/topic-specific-grants <http://web.unitn.it/en/drcimec/topic-specific-grants>

The CIMeC, it’s doctoral program and UNITN in numbers:

* CIMeC ranked 1st in Italy for Quality of Research 2011-2014
<http://webmagazine.unitn.it/en/news/cimec/19361/evaluation-of-quality-of-research-2011-2014>
* 2017 UNITrento ranks among top Italian Universities in THE – Times
Higher Education <http://www.unitn.it/en/ateneo/1636/rankings>
* 4-yr program (Nov. 1, 2017- Oct. 31, 2021).
* Why a 4-yr program
<http://web.unitn.it/en/drcimec/44725/why-a-4-year-phd>
* Courses are given in English
* 8 positions, 100% funded
* Salary: starting at €1.010/mo., net
* Winners receive a €2800 tax-free research/mobility budget
* Winners are eligible for a €130/month residential contribution
* Why choose UNITRENTO
<http://www.unitn.it/en/ateneo/1629/why-choose-the-university-of-trento>

Please feel free to browse the FAQ pages on our website http://www.unitn.it/en/drcimec/10142/frequently-asked-questions <http://www.unitn.it/en/drcimec/10142/frequently-asked-questions> for further information, or contact the Head of the Programme, Prof. Francesco Pavani phd.cimec@unitn.it <mailto:phd.cimec@unitn.it>.

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