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The REDI (RMIT European Doctoral Innovators) program is a unique program offering excellent PhD conditions for exceptional researchers. Apply for one of our 40+ industry-supported positions and join us.

Are you REDI for the benefits?

As a REDI researcher you will be: 

  • enrolled by two entities, with the chance to be awarded dual doctorates 
  • seeing the world with once-in-a-lifetime experiences, including a residential year at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia
  • part of a rich multidisciplinary network of researchers and supervisors coming together in annual, training weeks in Barcelona
  • working closely with industry leaders and gaining experience with the 60+ industry supporters
  • earning an above-national standard salary 
  • working on innovative projects of high commercial and societal value with up to four years to complete your research

How to apply

REDI is a PhD training program for talented researchers of any age, nationality early in their research career. REDI is co-funded by the European Union under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) which have strict requirements to ensure researchers get international experience as part of their training.

To apply you will need to comply with ALL the minimum criteria:

1. Be in the first four years of your research career and not yet have a doctoral degree; be available for full-time employment AND

2. Not have resided or carried out your main activity (work/studies etc.) in the country of your research host for more than 12 months in the three years immediately before call deadline and not be already permanently employed by your research host at the time of the call deadline AND

3. Hold a master’s OR equivalent degree (for example bachelor’s degree with honours) in a discipline related to the research project of your choice, including a research component that allows you to enrol in a university doctoral programme by January 2023, AND

4. Have English language proficiency.

If you do not meet all conditions, your application will be rejected. For complete eligibility details, including the special circumstances allowance for researchers who require extra support, check the Guide for Applicants.

Depending on the position, you will also need to comply with the requirements of your research host. For more information, please refer to the Position Description of the project you are interested in.

Carefully read the Guide for Applicants, and the FAQs for Applicants before starting your application. 

The application process is entirely online:

Step 1 – Create an account: Register your information on the application portal.

Step 2 – Activate your account: You will receive an activation link email. Click on the activation link.

Step 3 – Find REDI: Log in and locate the REDI Program.

Step 4 – Fill in the application form online*. You must also upload:

  1. A valid scan of your National ID or Passport (PDF, jpg)
  2. CV and motivation letter in English, and
  3. A scanned copy of official academic transcripts showing the grades attained in exam periods with the dates corresponding to the degrees completed (BSc and MSc) and proof of fluency in spoken and written English. 
  4. A one-page overview of your Master (or equivalent) research project
  5. Provide at least the names of two referees (university lecturers or scientists who are familiar with your academic work). The references will be provided directly by the referees via the online application. 

*You may apply for up to 3 positions. If you wish to apply for another position, you must submit a separate application.  

 

Applicants will be evaluated on a set of evaluation criteria including academic merit, scientific quality and research potential, ability to carry out a research project and work in an international context. For full selection criteria check the Guide for Applicants. You can also download the Guide for Evaluators to see how your application will be assessed.

Key Dates third call for applications (subject to changes)

You will be notified by email if your application has progressed to the next stage or if it is unsuccessful.* 

Stage

What you need to do?

Timeframe

1-Application

Submit your application through the online portal before the deadline.

Deadline 19 September 2022

2-Eligibility check

Our Team will check whether your application meets the REDI and MSCA criteria on a rolling basis, and you will be informed of the outcome.   

By 28 September 2022

3-Assessment 

Eligible applications will be assessed against the Evaluation Criteria.

By 12 October 2022

4-Interviews

If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted for interview.

Notification to short-listed candidates by 14 October 2022

Interviews: 24 to 28 October 2022

5-Final allocation of positions

If successful at interview, you will receive a conditional offer and you will be informed about the next steps.

Early November 2022

6-Admission 

You will be admitted as a Doctoral Candidate at your research host and RMIT. Once admitted, you will receive offer letters from both institutions.

By and no later than January 2023

*In case of rejection, you will receive an email explaining why and detailing the redress process. Applicants will be given 7 days to submit a request for redress. To submit a request for redress, download the Redress Form and follow the process detailed in the Guide for Applicants.thi

Positions

Third call open from 20 July until 19 September

Check ‘How to apply’ on this page for key selection and timelines dates.

There are 12 open positions in Call 3. Use the filter to see open positions only. 

Supervisors

Dr. Malte Wagenfeld and Prof. Regina Bernhaupt

PhD awarding institution/s

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), Netherlands and RMIT University, Australia

Location

Netherlands

Status

Open Position

Supervisors

Dr. Carmen Mendoza Arroyo, Prof. Esther Charlesworth and Dr. Apen Ruiz Martinez (Project 1)

PhD awarding institution/s

Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC) and RMIT University

Location

Spain

Status

Open Position

Supervisors

Prof. Jesus Cerquides and Associate Prof. Jeffrey Chan and Dr. Azadeh Alavi.

PhD awarding institution/s

Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), Spain and RMIT  University, Australia

Location

Spain

Status

Open Position

Supervisors

Dr. Thi Thu Hao Van, Dr. Daniel Dias, Dr. Josep Mª Del Bas and Dr. Jordi Mayneris Perxachs.

PhD awarding institution/s

University of Girona, Spain and RMIT University, Australia

Location

Spain

Status

Open Position

Supervisors

Associate Prof. Andrey Molotnikov (RMIT), Professor Dr.-Ing. Thomas Niendorf (UoK), Philipp Krooss (UoK) and Dr. Markus Weinmann (UoK)

PhD awarding institution/s

University of Kassel (UoK) and RMIT University

Location

Germany

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Prof. Jenny Zhang (RMIT) and Prof. Jose Antonio Vilar-Fernandez (UDC) and José Luis González Leal (Navantia) and Prof. Amparo Alonso-Betanzos (UDC) and Prof. Vicente Díaz-Casas (UDC) and Prof. Marcos Miguez González (UDC)

PhD awarding institution/s

University of A Coruña (UDC) and RMIT University

Location

Spain

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Prof. Anne-Laure Mention (RMIT) and Associate Prof. Carsten Nico Hjortso (UPCH) and Dr. Marie Smed (UPCH)

PhD awarding institution/s

University of Copenhagen (UCPH) and RMIT University

Location

Denmark

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Associate Prof. Andrey Molotnikov (RMIT) and Distinguished Prof. Milan Brandt (RMIT) and Prof. Dr. Ing. Claus Emmelmann (TUHH) and Dr. - Ing. Dirk Herzog (TUHH)

PhD awarding institution/s

Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) and RMIT University

Location

Germany

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Associate Prof. Andrey Molotnikov (RMIT) and Distinguished Prof. Milan Brandt (RMIT) and Prof. Dr. Ing. Claus Emmelmann (TUHH) and Dr. - Ing. Dirk Herzog (TUHH)

PhD awarding institution/s

Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) and RMIT University

Location

Germany

Status

Open Position

Supervisors

Prof. Pier Marzocca (RMIT) and Associate Prof. Enrico Cestino (POLITO) and Associate Prof. Giacomo Frulla (POLITO) and Prof. Adrian Orifici (RMIT) and Dr. Jonathan Phuong Tran (RMIT) and Assistant Prof. Vincenzo Muscarello (RMIT)

PhD awarding institution/s

Politecnico di Torino (POLITO) and RMIT University

Location

Italy

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Distinguished Prof. Arnan Mitchell (RMIT) and Associate Prof. Matteo Cocuzza (POLITO)  and Cecilia Pederzolli (FBK)

PhD awarding institution/s

Politecnico di Torino (POLITO)

Location

Italy

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Dr. Annie Liang (RMIT) and Dr. Vincenzo Muscarello (RMIT) and  Prof. Giuseppe Quaranta (POLIMI) and Michele Sesana (TXT e-Solutions)

PhD awarding institution/s

Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI) and RMIT University

Location

Italy

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Associate Prof. Suzie Attiwill (RMIT) and Prof. Luisa Collina (POLIMI)

PhD awarding institution/s

Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI) and RMIT University

Location

Italy

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Associate Prof. Elizabeth Grant (RMIT) and Prof. Annunziata Maria Oteri (POLIMI) and Prof. Maria Cristina Giambruno (POLIMI)

PhD awarding institution/s

Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI) and RMIT University

Location

Italy

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Prof. Ian Gibson, Assistant Prof. Mehrshad Mehrpouya, Associate Prof. Tom Vaneker (UT) and Associate Prof. Andrey Molotnikov (RMIT)

PhD awarding institution/s

Dual PhD awarded by UT and RMIT

Location

Netherlands

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Prof. Ivan Cole (RMIT) and Dr. Michael Rohwerder (MPIE) and Dr. Patrick Keil (BASF)

PhD awarding institution/s

Ruhr-Univ. Bochum, Faculty of Mechan. Engineering and RMIT 

Location

Germany

Status

Open Position

Supervisors

Prof. Raj Das (RMIT), Associate Prof. Andrey Molotnikov (RMIT), Prof. Daniel Casellas (EUT) and Full Prof. Antonio Mateo (UPC)

PhD awarding institution/s

Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) and RMIT University

Location

Spain

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Prof. Mark Easton (RMIT) and Dr. Jordi Pijuan (EUT) and Lecturer Prof. Maria Niubo (UPC)

PhD awarding institution/s

Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) and RMIT University

Location

Spain

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Distinguished Professor Arnan Mitchell(RMIT) and Associate Professor Christelle Monat (EC Lyon) and Dr Christian Grillet (EC Lyon) and  Dr. Alban Gassenq (iLM) and Prof. Pierre-Francois Brevet (iLM) and Dr. Sebastien Cueff (iLM)

PhD awarding institution/s

Dual PhD awarded by EC Lyon and RMIT

Location

France

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Dr. Daniel Lester (RMIT) and Dr. Joris Heyman (CNRS)

PhD awarding institution/s

Université Rennes 1 and RMIT University

Location

France

Status

Open Position

Supervisors

Dr. Justin Dirrenberger (CNAM) and Associate Prof. Andrey Molotnikov (RMIT)

PhD awarding institution/s

Dual PhD awarded by Hautes Écoles Sorbonne Arts et Métiers University (HESAM University) and RMIT University (RMIT)

Location

France

Status

Open Position

Supervisors

Prof. Tor Helge Aas (UiA) and Prof. Anne-Laure Mention (RMIT)

PhD awarding institution/s

University of Agder (UiA) & RMIT University

Location

Norway

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Prof. Tor Helge Aas (UiA) and Prof. Anne-Laure Mention (RMIT)

PhD awarding institution/s

University of Agder (UiA) & RMIT University

Location

Norway

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Prof. Mikko Pynnönen (LUT) and Prof. Anne-Laure Mention (RMIT) Juha Kauppinen (Mikkeli Development, Miksei Ltd)

PhD awarding institution/s

Lappeenranta – Lahti University of Technology (LUT) & RMIT University

Location

Finland

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Prof. Juha Väätänen (LUT) and Prof. Anne-Laure Mention (RMIT)

PhD awarding institution/s

Lappeenranta – Lahti University of Technology (LUT) & RMIT University

Location

Finland

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Prof. Stephan Roche (ICN2), Dr Aleandro Antidormi (ICN2), Prof. Ivan Cole (RMIT), Sivasambu Bohm (ArcelorMittal) David Noriega (ArcelorMittal)

PhD awarding institution/s

Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) & RMIT University

Location

Spain

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Mark Easton (RMIT) Hamid Khayyam (RMIT) & Hans Kemper (FH Aachen)

PhD awarding institution/s

RMIT University in cooperation with FH Aachen University

Location

Germany

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Prof. Thomas Esch (FH Aachen) and Milan Brandt (RMIT) Prof. Bahman Shabani (RMIT)

PhD awarding institution/s

RMIT University in cooperation with FH Aachen University

Location

Germany

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Dr. Justin Dirrenberger (CNAM) and Associate Prof. Andrey Molotnikov (RMIT)

PhD awarding institution/s

Hautes Écoles Sorbonne Arts et Métiers University (HESAM) & RMIT University

Location

France

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Prof. Carsten Braun (FH Aachen), Prof. Pier Marzocca (RMIT) and Dr Graham Dorrington (RMIT)

PhD awarding institution/s

RMIT University in cooperation with FH Aachen University

Location

Germany

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

A/Prof. Stephan Sigg (Aalto) and Prof. Flora Salim (RMIT) and Jose Costa Requena (Cumucore)

PhD awarding institution/s

Aalto University & RMIT University

Location

Finland

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Prof. Saija Hollmén (Aalto) and Prof. John Fien, Prof. Esther Charlesworth (RMIT) and Director Mohammed Habib (Department of Urban and Rural Planning of Zanzibar)

PhD awarding institution/s

Aalto University & RMIT University

Location

Finland

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Prof. Tom Holbrook (5th Studio) and Prof. Martyn Hook (RMIT)

PhD awarding institution/s

RMIT University

Location

United Kingdom

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Dr Carmen Mendoza Arroyo (UIC), Prof. John Fien (RMIT), Prof. Esther Charlesworth (RMIT)

PhD awarding institution/s

Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC) & RMIT University

Location

Spain

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Prof. Regina Bernhaupt (TU/e), and Prof. Laurene Vaughan (RMIT)

PhD awarding institution/s

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) & RMIT University

Location

Netherlands

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Prof. Regina Bernhaupt (TU/e), and Prof. Laurene Vaughan (RMIT)

PhD awarding institution/s

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) & RMIT University

Location

Netherlands

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Prof. Monica Lavagna (POLIMI), & Associate Prof. Elizabeth Grant (RMIT)

PhD awarding institution/s

The Polytechnic University of Milan (POLIMI) & RMIT University

Location

Italy

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Prof. Henri Hakala (LUT) and Prof. Anne-Laure Mention (RMIT)

PhD awarding institution/s

Lappeenranta – Lahti University of Technology (LUT) & RMIT University

Location

Finland

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Prof. Carles Sierra (IIIA) and Prof. John Thangarajah, A/Prof. Julie Porteous (RMIT)

PhD awarding institution/s

Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) & RMIT University

Location

Spain

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Dr Daniel Maspoch (ICN2), Prof. Leslie Yeo (RMIT)

PhD awarding institution/s

Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) & RMIT University

Location

Spain

Status

Closed Position

Supervisors

Prof. Michele Chiumenti (UPC) and Associate Prof. Andrey Molotnikov & Prof. Raj Das (RMIT)

PhD awarding institution/s

Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) & RMIT University

Location

Spain

Status

Open Position

Supervisors

Stefano Boggi, MSc (Boggi Aeronautics), Prof. Alessandro Ceruti (University of Bologna) and Prof. Pier Marzocca and Prof. Cees Bil (RMIT)

PhD awarding institution/s

University of Bologna & RMIT University

Location

Italy

Status

Open Position

Supervisors

Prof. Pablo Ordejon (ICN2) and Prof. Ivan Cole (RMIT)

PhD awarding institution/s

Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) & RMIT University

Location

Spain

Status

Open Position

Supervisors

Prof. Ian O'Connor(EC Lyon), Dr Fabio Pavanello (EC Lyon) and Prof. Arnan Mitchell (RMIT)

PhD awarding institution/s

École Centrale de Lyon & RMIT University

Location

France

Status

Open Position

Supervisors

Prof. Juha Väätänen (LUT) and Prof. Anne-Laure Mention (RMIT)

PhD awarding institution/s

Lappeenranta – Lahti University of Technology (LUT) & RMIT University

Location

Finland

Status

Closed Position