Pharm-ERA offers 10 PhD positions

Ten doctoral positions are offered within the HORIZON Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action (MSCA) Doctoral Network Pharm-ERA: “Improving monitoring and Environmental Risk Assessment of Pharmaceuticals, antimicrobial resistance, and pathogens from terrestrial to aquatic environments”.

Pharm-ERA is extending 10 doctoral projects spanning diverse scientific disciplines including environmental and analytical chemistry, microbial ecology, ecotoxicology, molecular biology (with multi-omics approaches), and chemical fate/effect modeling, this initiative promises an immersive experience at the forefront of environmental science.

General recruitment criteria

  • MSCA Mobility Rule: researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the recruiting beneficiary for more than 12 months in the 36 months immediately before their date of recruitment,
  • All researchers recruited in a DN must be doctoral candidates (i.e. not already in possession of a doctoral degree at the date of the recruitment),
  • Scientific excellence to fit the PhD project,
  • Fluent (oral and written) English skills as the project operates in English language,
  • Knowledge of the language of the host country may be considered a merit,
  • Team-mindedness.


  • 14th April 2024 – 6:00 pm french time: deadline for applications,
  • 16th April 2024 to 31st May 2024: evaluation of the application by Pharm-ERA selection committee,
  • best CVs for interview (by Skype, zoom, Microsoft Teams etc.),
  • Spring 2024: starting of the procedure for the employment of ESRs, according to the Beneficiary and MSCA rules,
  • 1st September-31st October 2024: Enrolment of selected candidates in doctoral schools according local rules. 

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