10 FULLY FUNDED PHD position on Earth science - Hydrogen storage - EU MSCA Doctoral training Network SHINE
Location: University of Naples Federico II (IT), University of Edinburgh (UK)
TU Delft (N), University of Grenoble Les Alpes (F), CSCI (E)
Monthly salary: a) living allowance of around €3,400 (country correction coefficient applies), 2) a mobility allowance of €600 and, 3) a family allowance (€660) if applicable.
This is a Call for application of 10 PhD positions in the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Doctoral Network “SHINE: Safe underground Hydrogen storage IN Earth subsurface reservoirs” project:
Deadline for applications: 23d of June 2023 (5pm CET time)
We aim to start all PhD positions the latest by December 31, 2023. These are particularly attractive PhD positions with regard to salary terms and benefits. The aim of SHINE is to train a new generation of researchers to tackle the scientific challenges associated with hydrogen storage in subsurface porous media, namely exploring fluid, rock and microbial interactions, characterization and integrity of the reservoir/caprock and safety and monitoring of subsurface porous storage
SHINE Call for Recruitment is open to candidates of any nationality, gender and age that respect all the following eligibility and application’s admissibility rules at the Call deadline.
The SHINE objectives are:
- to recruit 10 international Doctoral Candidates (DCs) to be assigned to a specific PhD course/doctoral project, to be monitored and supervised in their career development by the multidisciplinary expertise network of SHINE consortium.
- to provide high-level training in the field of subsurface hydrogen storage technologies to produce a new generation of high achieving doctoral researchers skilled in a variety of innovative technologies necessary to support the low carbon energy transition.
For further details (eligibility criteria, description of PhD projects, application procedure, benefits, etc.) check the project on offer and recruitment pages in
The SHINE consortium comprises 6 academic and 5 industry partners:
University of Naples Federico II (IT)
University of Edinburgh (UK)
TU Delft (N)
University of Grenoble Les Alpes (F)
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (E)
Respol Sinopec (UK)
Supported researchers: applicants must be doctoral candidates, i.e., not already in possession of a doctoral degree at the date of recruitment.
Mobility rule: researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (e.g., work, studies) in the country of the recruiting beneficiary for more than 12 months in the 36 months immediately before their recruitment date.
Applicants must hold a relevant European Master degree or equivalent (EQF 7) at the time of the application.The
educational background should preferably be in geology, biology and engineering, or combinations thereof or others consistent backgrounds
with the scope of the project.
Other eligibility criteria may apply depending on the recruiting beneficiary. Check the link: https://www.shine-edn.eu/recruitment/
SHINE will select 10 doctoral candidates through a 3-step recruitment process. The selection procedure will be open, transparent, and merit-based, fully aligned with the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers. (https://www.shine-edn.eu/recruitment/)
Application link and forms: please check the link: https://www.shine-edn.eu/recruitment/
WHAT WE OFFER:
SHINE fellows will be employed according to the rules for doctoral candidates in MSCA-DNs and the general regulations of each host institution.
The financial package will include the monthly researcher allowances subdivided into 1) a living allowance of around €3,400 (country correction coefficient applies), 2) a mobility allowance of €600 and, 3) a family allowance (€660), if applicable. Employer costs and other deductions depend on recruiting host.
Doctoral candidate will be given an employment contract for 36 months by their host institution and will be entitled to full employee benefits and inclusion in social security schemes of the host country.
For any information during the submission/application process please refer to