The Faculty of Science, University of Antwerp offers a full-time doctoral scholarship in Materials Science in the field of “Creating structural and physico-chemical control to enhance properties of hybrid periodic mesoporous metal phophonates”.

The University of Antwerp is a young, dynamic and forward-thinking university. It integrates the assets of its historical roots with its ambition to contribute positively to society. The University of Antwerp develops, provides access to and disseminates scientific knowledge through research, teaching and academic service to the community and accomplishes these tasks in a spirit of academic freedom and responsibility.Scholarship is available to pursue doctoral programme in the area of Material Science.
Worth of AwardScholarship offers:

  • A doctoral scholarship for a period of 1 year, renewable for three times 1 year after a positive evaluation, with a maximum of in total 4 funded years of doctoral scholarship >;
  • The start date of the scholarship 01/10/2017;
  • A gross monthly grant ranging from € 2.280,27 – € 2.419,84;
  • A dynamic and stimulating work environment.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Belgium

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
Profile and requirements

  • Students hold a master degree in Chemistry, Material Chemistry, Bioengineering or related fields with a strong background in inorganic material synthesis and analysis.
  • You can submit outstanding academic results.
  • Students in the final year of their degree can also apply.
  • Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy.
  • You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.
  • The emphases in your teaching correspond to the educational vision of the university.
  • You are a team player, willing to collaborate with other partners involved in this project.
  • Experience in materials synthesis and characterization is encouraged.
  • International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

How to Apply
Applying criteria below:

  • Applications may only be submitted online and should include a copy of your CV and a cover letter, until the closing date 19/06/2017.
  • A pre-selection will be made from amongst the submitted applications.
  • After pre-selection, the top 6 candidates will be invited for an interview (in person or via skype).
  • More information about the application form can be obtained
  • For questions about the profile and the description of duties, please contact Prof.Vera Meynen,

Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is June 19, 2017.
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