Tech4Culture > First Call for Applications

The University of Torino, with the support of the European Commission and the banking foundation Compagnia di San Paolo, is going to launch “PhD Technology Driven Sciences: Technologies for Cultural Heritage (Tech4Culture)”, a new doctoral programme in “Heritage Sciences” specifically focused on technologies applied to Cultural Heritage. Tech4Culture is funded under the H2020‐MSCA‐ COFUND‐2016 scheme (Grant agreement N. 754511).

Tech4Culture aims to create experts able to develop technological solutions for the restoration, the diagnostics, the use and promotion of cultural heritage, with a direct impact on both regional and national research systems. 

The present First Call for Applications to the Tech4Culture PhD Programme offers up to 10 fellowships for transnational incoming early stage researchers (see Art. 3 for eligibility conditions). A second call will be published in March 2019: up to 8 positions will be granted.  

The contract scheme provided for Tech4Culture fellows will be the Research Grant (“Assegno di ricerca” – art. 22 L. 30/12/2010, n. 240) with a duration of 36 months. The Research Grant includessocialsecurity coverage and social benefits: contribution to pension funds (“gestione separata INPS”), health and accident insurance (through an insurance system adopted by UNITO), parental leave (5‐months INPS allowances).

Each Research Grant will include the following categories of expenses:

- living allowance: corresponding to the gross salary paid in monthly instalments to fellows, inclusive of all social security coverage as previously specified;  

- mobility allowance: it covers fellows’ expenses linked to their mobility (i.e. relocation, family expenses, travel expenses);

- family allowance: it will be offered to fellows with family obligations (marital or equivalent status and/or charge of children).

Deadline: 23 April 2018

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