Call For ESR Applications

Published: 11. may. 2021

We announce the start of the application period for 15 ESR positions offered by the 9 host organisations participating in the MSCA ITN scheme entitled “ Advanced research and Training Network in Food quality, safety and security” (FoodTraNet).

The project involves 9 partners and the support of EU industry partners from SMEs and world-renowned food organizations such as EFFoST and IUFoST.

FoodTraNet will cover techniques including stable isotopes, target, suspect, non-target screening and mass spectrometry imaging to obtain the following objectives:

  • identify biomarkers and bioactive compounds to assure food quality and traceability;
  • characterize novel foods to support food safety and security; and
  • developed and characterize new products based on the latest advances in nanotechnology: edible photonic barcodes; nano-sensors; multi-functional polymer nanostructured materials; and new, active and intelligent packaging.

The project will also offer 4 PhD positions for students at IPS.

More information is available on the FoodTraNet project website:

The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by email to the FoodTraNet email address before the application deadline.

The application consists of downloading and completing the Application Form, available here:, the submission of a Curriculum Vitae, a Covering Letter, your Academic Records and Reference letter(s) (if you have them) in a single PDF file.

The deadline for application is Wednesday, June 30, 2021 (23:00 - CET).

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