Admissions, Recruitments & Tenders


Deadline for application submission: 22.05.2020

Deadline for application submission: May, 22nd 2020 at 12.00

Application deadline extended to June, 9th 2020 at 12.00 p.m. (Midday Italian time)


Evaluation Title: June, 23rd 2020

Interview: June, 29th 2020 - 9.30 a.m. (Italian Time)

Positions Available

n. 9 positions with scholarship (1 position is reserved for candidates who obtained abroad the academic degree necessary for the admission to a doctorate program) of which:

  • n. 5 positions funded by Scuola
  • n. 1 position funded by the Laboratory for Management and Health of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna for project proposals falling in the area of “Clinical networks and management of complex care pathways”
  • n. 1 position funded by Fondazione Pisana per la Scienza ONLUS, is available and reserved for candidates submitting a research project on: " Detection and characterization of circulating biomarkers associated with oncological and cardiovascular diseases"
  • n. 2 positions funded by the Italian Institute of Technology Institute Genova are available and reserved for candidates submitting a research project on:
  • Selective modulation of autophagy signalling by intra-cellularly targeted carriers and its therapeutic applications
  • Role of e-box binding proteins in regulating the circadian clock.

- An additional scholarship, funded by Fondazione Pisana per la Scienza ONLUS, is available and reserved for candidates submitting a research project on: "Development and application of artificial intelligence algorithms for the analysis and study of biomedical images and signals for diagnostic and prognostic purposes"

The number of positions may be increased if further funding becomes available.

Besides the standard PhD program, The Tuscany Foundation "Gabriele Monasterio" – FTGM, in collaboration with the Institute of Life Sciences of the School, offers a scientific-clinical track as part of the Ph.D. Programme in Translational Medicine. Eligible candidates to the scientific-clinical track are first year Ph.D. students in Translational Medicine who hold a medical degree, the Italian “abilitazione all'esercizio della professione di medico chirurgo” and a specialty degree in one of the FTGM clinical areas, plus their research projects must be of FTGM interest. Scuola, in agreement with the FTGM, determines the annual number of posts available for the scientific-clinical track. The Ph.D. students applying for the scientific-clinical track will be evaluated and selected by a Commission formed by four experts two designated by the Ph.D. Faculty Board and two by FTGM. The Ph.D. students admitted to the scientific-clinical track shall receive a scholarship supplement as compensation for their clinical activities.

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