eRaDicate is recruiting highly motivated and skilled PhD students as Marie Sklodowska-Curie Doctoral Candidates (DCs).

 The application deadline

has been extended for:

  • Medical University of Warsaw → 24.5.2024
  • University of Warsaw → 24.5.2024
  • TissueGnostics GmbH → 24.5.2024
  • Ben Gurion University of the Negev → 31.5.2024

The doctoral candidates (DCs) will be trained not only to perform original and independent research on an internationally competitive level, but also in developing creative, critical and entrepreneurial mindsets, to be prepared for a wide spectrum of career opportunities. The DCs will enjoy a generous financial compensation package, opportunities for networking, outreach, and personal development by obtaining their PhD as a member of a highly prestigious Marie Sklodowska-Curie Doctoral Network.

The DCs will be employed by the host institution of the selected project and enrolled in the host organisation’s or affiliated university’s PhD programme.

See the links to the individual job offers below for details on the projects, requirements, recruiting procedure, remuneration etc.!

You may apply to a maximum of two of the advertised positions.

Position Where Principal Investigator
Project Title Main Discipline Link to details
DC-BGU Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel Michael Danilenko Sensitizing AML cells to RAR and VDR ligands to Prevent Leukaemia Relapse. Cancer research Link to Euraxess
DC-TG TissueGnostics GmbH, Austria Rupert Ecker Development of a highly innovative label-free & deep-learning based analysis method: Histoplasmonic Tissue Cytometry. Computer Science, Software development, Microscopy Link to Euraxess
DC-UoW University of Warsaw, Poland Krzysztof Wozniak Structure and activity of VDR and RARγ, their targeting compounds and complexes. Structural chemistry, Structural biology Link to Euraxess
DC-MUW Medical University of Warsaw, Poland Andrew Kutner Design and synthesis of a hybrid compound of RARγ and VDR. Organic chemistry Link to Euraxess
DC-UWr1 University of Wroclaw, Poland Ewa Marcinkowska Genomic Actions of RAR and VDR Ligands. Cancer research, Molecular biology Application closed!
DC-UWr2 University of Wroclaw, Poland Ewa Marcinkowska Importance of RARγ for the Malignant Potential of AML blasts. Cancer research, Molecular biology Application closed!
DC-USC University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain Roman Perez-Fernandez Treatment of Breast Cancer and Preventing Relapse. Cancer research Application closed!
DC-MUV1 Medical University of Vienna, Austria Martin Schepelmann Preventing Ovarian Cancer, Colorectal Cancer and Related Metastasis. Cancer research Application closed!
DC-MUV2 Medical University of Vienna, Austria Lukas Kenner Preventing Prostate Cancer, and Related Metastasis. Cancer research Application closed!
DC-TCD Trinity College Dublin, Ireland Lidia Tajber Preformulation study of RARγ and VDR hybrid compounds. Pharmacy Application closed!
DC-UoB University of Birmingham, United Kingdom Geoffrey Brown
The Selective Action of RAR Ligands. Cancer biology, Developmental biology
Application closed!

Eligibility criteria

  • Applicants must fulfil the mobility rule: Applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the host organisation for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the recruitment date. (Compulsory national service, short stays such as holidays, and time spent as part of a procedure for obtaining refugee status are not considered.) Proof required.
  • Applicants must not hold a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree. (M.D. is eligible)
  • During their employment, applicants must not have any additional (part-time) jobs.
  • Applicants must not have a conflict of interest with their future supervisors (family, relationship, economic interest etc.).

Make sure to check and adhere to the specific requirements of the positions you apply for (e.g. language proficiency, required and desired qualifications,…). See links to job offers above.


Your Application

To apply, please submit the following documents (see application form for more details):

  •  Completed application form (download above), with indication of up to 2 projects you are applying for.
  • A research exposé of max. two pages.
  • Academic CV.
  • Academic transcript
  • graduation certificate (if available)
    evidence that the required degree will be obtained by the expected recruitment date (between 1.9.2024 and 1.11.2024, see individual job offers for details), e.g. confirmation letter by the supervisor.
  • Proof of English language proficiency: please CHECK THE INDIVIDUAL PROJECT AND INSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS for the required level and the links to the host-institutions’ PhD programmes in the individual adverts for the accepted tests, e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo, Cambridge, native speaker, etc.
  • Two letters of reference + filled out referee forms (download above), to be submitted by the referees (not the applicants themselves).
  • Valid ID & proof of eligibility regarding the mobility rule; e.g. student record, work contract, proof of residency, utility bills, etc… for the last three years.

Updated Application Deadline: 24.5.2024 (UoW, MUW, TG)
31.5.2024 (BGU)



We may accept applications after this date, until all positions are filled.

Starting date for the doctoral candidates: between 01.09.2024 and 01.11.2024 (see individual job offers for details).