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Ph.D. Positions within the ITN "Keep Control"

12 Ph.D. student positions available for the European Union Horizon 2020 Innovative Training Network (ITN) KEEP CONTROL: Industrial Academic Initial Training Network towards specific diagnosis and treatment of age-related gait and balance deficits.


KEEP CONTROL provides an international, interdisciplinary and intersectoral platform to train young scientists for three years each at the interface of clinical medicine, allied health and biomechanics, to study unresolved questions about gait and balance in aging and age-related chronic neurological and frail conditions.

You will be employed as an Early Stage Researcher according to Marie Sklodowska Curie ITN regulations, which offer excellent employment conditions including a high base salary and many additional benefits such as allowances for travel, mobility and education. The duration of employment will be 36 months.

General eligibility criteria:

  • Researchers may be of any nationality
  • Researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the host for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to their recruitment
  • Applicants should have less than 4 years of postgraduate research experience


For more information and to upload your application (CV, letter of interest and contact information for potential references) visit

Deadline for application: May 31, 2017

Please see the PDF (180kB) for more details on the KEEP CONTROL partners and projects.