We are seeking PhD candidates for a thesis proposal entitled “Healthcare Associated Infections Prevention and Reduction: Info-communication tools and processes for hand hygiene” (Project ID: 2016-21) which has passed the first selection phase in the context of a competitive DOC2AMU, a H2020 COFUND MSCA project financed by the European Commission under Grant Agreement 713750 and the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Regional Council, with a financial support from A*MIDEX Foundation.

DOC2AMU is an innovative doctoral programme with the aim of financing 30 3-year doctoral contracts from 2016 to 2021 at Aix-Marseille Université (AMU) in Marseille, France.
The PhD proposal (topic) can be found here:

PhD candidates should hold a Masters’ degree in one of these fields: Anthropology, psychology, sociology, communication science or Information Science. The Master’s degree must be completed at the time of commencement of the PhD (Dec. 2016). Candidates with prior experience of field work in the health care sector and with a knowledge of mixed methods (qualitative and quantitative) are particularly sought. Eligible candidates must have excellent communication skills as s/he will have to interact with health care workers.
More information on the the funding framework can be found here:
Eligibility criteria and selection process are specified here:

If awarded, the candidate will receive financial support and training. More details can be found here:

The complete application package should be submitted by 24th june on the call’s website.

Interested candidates, please get in touch with “” as an introduction letter is required from the PhD supervisor for every application.