Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria early stage researchers (ESR)

Eligibility for ESRs (i.e. PhD students) will be checked based on the following cumulative criteria:

a) Applicants Career Stage: Only Early Stage Researchers (ESR) should apply, that is, researchers who, at the time of recruitment by the partner of PloidyNet [1] have not yet been awarded a PhD degree and [2] are in the first 4 years of his/her research career, counted from the date he/she obtained the degree that allows him/her to embark in a PhD degree.

b) Mobility: At the time of recruitment, the researcher must not have resided or carried out his/her main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the partner of Ploidynet he/she is applying for, for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the his/her recruitment under the project. Compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays are not taken into account.

IMPORTANT NOTE: the career stage of eligible applicants and the mobility rule is determined in terms of full-time research equivalent years. This means that research experience is measured from the date when a researcher obtained the degree which would formally entitle him/her to embark in a PhD degree, either in the country in which the degree was obtained or in the country in which the researcher is recruited, irrespective of whether or not a PhD degree is or was ever envisaged.


Eligibility criteria Experienced Researchers (ER)

Eligibility for ERs (i.e. postdocs) will be checked based on the following cumulative criteria:

a) Applicants Career Stage: Only Experienced Researchers (ER) should apply, that is, researchers who, at the time of recruitment by the partner of Ploidynet are [1] in possession of a doctoral degree or have at least 4 years of full-time equivalent research experience, and [2] have less than 5 years of full-time equivalent research experience.

b) Mobility: At the time of recruitment, the researcher must not have resided or carried out his/her main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the partner of Ploidynet  he/she is applying for, for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the his/her recruitment under the project. Compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays are not taken into account.

IMPORTANT NOTE: the career stage of eligible applicants and the mobility rule is determined in terms of full-time research equivalent years. This means that research experience is measured from the date when a researcher obtained the degree which would formally entitle him/her to embark in a PhD degree, either in the country in which the degree was obtained or in the country in which the researcher is recruited, irrespective of whether or not a PhD degree is or was ever envisaged.