The recruitment procedure ( was opened on November 16th, 2017, and a total of 86 applications were received.  The geographical and gender distributions of AQUAlity applicants are shown in the following images.

The CVs of all the eligible applicants were successively considered on the basis of the European Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers (

The selection committee concluded the CVs evaluation on 21st December, 2017, with the preparation of a short list of candidates to be interviewed via Skype. All the candidates included in the short list (44 persons) received in few days a communication from the AQUAlity staff indicating the date for the Skype call.

After the Skype colloquium the selection committee attributes a score to each candidate that, together with the scores achieved in CV evaluation and coherence of the project, permitted to attribute a final score to rank them in each ESR position. Finally, all the candidates were noticed of the conclusion of the selection procedure and the first classified for each position was invited to explicitly accept the position and join the AQUAlity project.

For more information, please contact the AQUAlity staff (

(last update: 2018/01/26)