Mosaiek candidate

We are looking for a talented candidate interested in applying for a Mosaic 2.0 PhD scholarship on the organ trade. Mosaic 2.0 is a PhD scholarship program of the Dutch Research Council (NWO) aimed at the underrepresented group of graduates with a migration background from Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central and South America and Turkey in the Netherlands. The procedure consists of a pre-proposal and a full proposal. Mosaic 2.0 is a science-wide program; any research topic can be eligible, but must address a new and emerging theme within the organ trade. Examples may be (but are not limited to): organization of organ trade networks; transplant tourism; global health care inequalities; living liver trade, criminal justice perspectives; cultural aspects of organ trade; online dimensions of organ trade; cybercrime aspects; virtual ethnography.

We in particular welcome research topics covering the organ trade in under-explored geographic areas in Africa, Asia, Central and South America, Eastern Europe and the Middle East.

The candidate will write the grant application with support of the PI on behalf of the Dpt. of Nephrology and Kidney Transplantation of Erasmus MC. The employment of the candidate is contingent on the awarding of the grant. In case of a successful grant application, the candidate will be employed by Erasmus MC. Interested candidates can send an email to with their CV, motivation and a short description of their (novel) research idea. More information about Mosaic 2.0 and eligibility can be found here. Anticipated deadline is in 2023.