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Renaltoolbox will recruit 15 research fellows to work at our partner institutions and complete a PhD.

To qualify as a candidate, you must:

  • Be in the first four years (full time equivalent) of your research career.  This is measured from the date when you obtained a degree which formally entitles you to embark on a doctorate.
  • Not yet have a doctoral degree.
  • At the time of selection by the host organisation, have not resided or carried out your main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the host organisation for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to their recruitment. Short stays, such as holidays, are not taken into account.
  • Have the ability to understand and express yourself in both written and spoken English.
  • Fulfil the specific recruitment criteria of the position you are interested in.

Benefits of joining the RenalToolBox:

  • Be part of a team of leading scientists improving healthcare.
  • Prestigious EU fellowship.
  • Develop multidisciplinary research skills.
  • Excellent training programme covering renal and stem cell biology, business skills, state-of-the-art imaging technologies, among others.
  • Establish a professional network in academia and industry.
  • Secondments and visits to partners in different countries.

Recruitment calendar:

  • Deadline for submitting applications: 30 November 2018
  • Shortlisting: 20 December 2018
  • Interviews: January/February 2019
  • Start date: early 2019

How to apply:

  • Make sure you meet the qualifying requirements.
  • Send a cover letter and CV to
  • Your cover letter should include the project you are applying for, an explanation of your choice of project and the contact information for at least 2 referees.
  • If you would like to apply for more than one project you must make clear what your order of preference is. We will only consider up to 4 different positions.

Job/Project descriptions (click on the title for more details):

Tools for diagnosing kidney disease and assessing renal function:

Imaging technologies to evaluate safety and efficacy:

Source, potency and mechanisms of MSC therapies: