The Initiative of Excellence of the University of Bordeaux (IdEx Bordeaux) is opening positions for post-doctoral fellows.
High-profile international candidates from any scientific field, holding a doctorate degree delivered by a non-French institution, and wishing to achieve a further step in their career in the outstanding research environment of the University of Bordeaux, are welcome to apply. Candidates promoting an original and innovative research project in one of the scientific priorities of IdEx Bordeaux will be considered with particular attention. These comprise the following domains: materials science, neuroscience, environment and ecosystems, numerical certification and reliability, archaeology, lasers and photonics, health and societies, translational imaging, cardiology.
The funding includes a 24-month post-doctoral contract, and a contribution to project-related fees (travel, consumables, etc.).
Applicants must fulfil the following criteria in order to submit an application to the program:
· Applicants should hold a doctorate awarded by a non-French institution and be in an incoming mobility situation (not having resided in France for more than 12 months in the last 3 years). Fellows should not hold or have previously held a research position in Bordeaux area.
· The doctoral degree should have been awarded between 4 years before the end of the present call (+1 year per maternity/paternity leave with a maximum of 2 years), and not later than 3 months after the end of the call.
· Applicants must promote their own research project to be carried in the laboratory of their choice for a maximum period of two years.
· Applicants must be supported by a local researcher and by his/her laboratory.
Proposals must be submitted electronically before November 27 2016 via the submission page in the IdEx Bordeaux Junior Chairs portal (http://idex.u-bordeaux.fr/postdoc). Please refer to the Applicant guide for details on the application procedure.
The Initiative of Excellence of the University of Bordeaux (IdEx Bordeaux) is a collective program under the coordination of the Université de Bordeaux, in association with national research organisms CNRS and Inserm, and the following higher education and research organizations: Bordeaux Sciences Agro, Science Po Bordeaux, Bordeaux INP and Université Bordeaux Montaigne. IdEx Bordeaux also involves other partnering organizations: CEA, INRA, Inria, IRSTEA, Ifremer and CHU Bordeaux.*
*The Excellence Initiative of the University of Bordeaux has been labeled and granted by the French government within the framework of Investissements d’Avenir, operated by the national agency ANR (ANR-10-IDEX-03-02).…
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