PhD positions in European institutions about the effects of music/sound on sleep - Lullabyte (MSCA)

Lullabyte. Unravelling the Effects of Music on Sleep through Musicology, Neuroscience, Psychology and Computer Science

Applications are invited for 10 PhD positions (Doctoral Candidates) to be funded by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action (MSCA) – Doctoral Network “Lullabyte” within the Horizon Europe Programme of the European Commission.

The Lullabyte network will train a group of 10 interdisciplinary doctoral candidates (DCs) in the three fields of musicology, neuroscience/psychology, and computer science. The aim is to provide the DCs with strong and intersectoral applicable research skills in empirical research on the effects of music and sound on sleep. The network consists of 10 excellent institutions from different areas, carrying out a broad range of interlinked studies, and combining the expertise of music research, psychology and neuroscience of sleep, and computer and data science. This creates a strong interdisciplinary and international network of researchers and leading non-academic partners, providing basis for cutting-edge research and innovative training tailored to the special needs of this interdisciplinary field of music and sleep.


Eligibility criteria for the programme (all applicants):

  • Applicants must not already hold a doctoral degree at the date of recruitment.
  • The successful applicant (Doctoral Candidate) must be enrolled in a doctoral programme leading to the award of a doctoral degree.
  • Other eligibility criteria may apply depending on the recruiting partner. Please check the descriptions of the fellow positions.

The DCs will receive a salary according to MCSA regulation (page 78ff), including a living allowance, a mobility allowance and a family allowance, if eligible. (Country correction coefficient – see page 109)

Application (all applicants): Please submit following documents for application: motivation letter, scientific CV, copies of certificates and academic qualifications (if applicable with English translation), two signed letters of reference, a copy of your ID, proof of language skills (if applicable, please check the fellow positions’ descriptions).

The positions' details and more information about the call can be found on the link below.

more information here

Deadlines vary between January and April 2023. More information on the link above