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If you are an outstanding and highly motivated candidate we would like you to apply for the EMPOWER PhD position at Wetsus. The application documents have to be sent exclusively via the web-based application form on the specific webpage of the research project of choice. The list of research projects can be found here.

  • Documents/information to be submitted

    These are documents/information required to be submitted on the web-based application form:

      1. A motivation letter, which can be submitted either in a writing format with max word count of 350 words or a video format of the duration of max 2 min.
      2. An up-to-date curriculum vitae (CV), including the following information: complete name, date of birth, current location, education, list internships and thesis (subject, name supervisor, grade, etc.), publications (if applicable), work experience (if applicable), scientific interests, complementary qualifications, achievements and other relevant information.
      3. A copy of MSc diploma(s) (or a letter from university stating the expected graduation date) and grades (with explanation of the grading system).
      4. At least one/two signed recommendation letters, with contact information of the referee(s).

    Please follow all the instructions on the online application form on the webpage. See the application guideline for the application documents checklist.

    Only applications that are complete, in English, and submitted via the application webpage before the deadline will be considered eligible for evaluation. Please do not send your application to the email address of the listed academic and Wetsus supervisors.