Fifteen PhD positions, Université libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium

The Comm4CHILD Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (MSC ITN, grant agreement 860766) is hiring 15 PhD candidates / Early-Stage Researchers (ESRs) in different domains united around the effort to optimise the communication with, and social inclusion of children with hearing impairment.

The training network includes partners in medical and technological research as well as neuropsychology and speech therapy. The individual research projects are conceptualised within three main topics: (1) Biological diversity in plasticity and adaptation, (2) Multimodality and optimisation of cognitive resources, and (3) Environment and enhancement of language skills. The project leaders are Cécile Colin and Jacqueline Leybaert (Université libre de Bruxelles), Andrej Kral (Medizinische Hochschule Hannover) and Jean-Luc Schwartz (CNRS GIPSA, Université Grenoble-Alpes).

All PhD candidates will be provided with salaries, mobility allowance, social security benefits and, if applicable at the time of hiring, additional family allowance. Starting date is at the latest in September or October 2020.

Application deadline is the 15th of March 2020 or until filled.

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