The current information provided is for the WaterSEED doctoral programme. More information on the EMPOWER recruitment procedure, includes the eligibility criteria and selection process, will follow on this webpage.
For each PhD position the selection process takes place in three rounds.
In the selection process, the suitability of the applicant is rated using a scoring system. In each round the evaluators will evaluate the candidate considering five criteria and gives a score for each criteria. The criteria and maximum scores are:
All candidates need to fulfill the general requirements.
Candidates that score 70 points or more in the 1st round will be invited for a video interview (round 2).
The candidates that score 80 points or more in round 2 will be invited for the recruitment challenge (round 3).
Per available PhD research position the candidate with the highest recruitment challenge score, but with a minimum of 80 points, will be offered the position.
The recruitment challenge serves as the final assessment of the suitability of the candidate. During the challenge the candidate will be asked to:
Travel and accommodation expenses for attending the recruitment challenge will be covered by Wetsus.
Within one month after the application deadline, 7th May 2021 at 12:00 am, an application is reviewed and the applicant will be informed if his/her submission meets the requirements to be invited for the video interview (2nd round). The interview will take place as soon as possible but ultimately within one month after a positive evaluation in the first round. Within 2 weeks after a positive video interview the candidates will be invited for the recruitment challenge.
Wetsus will take all measures to implement the principles set out in the Commission Recommendation in the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers, see Euraxess for more information.
After each round candidates can appeal within 2 weeks if they feel they are unjustly evaluated for one of the following reasons:
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