27 February 2012

Becas postdoc Pasteur (Francia)

The Institut Pasteur calls in 2012 to candidature for a postdoctoral grant in the Institut Pasteur International Network.

The Institut Pasteur International Division will finance one postdoctoral fellowship for a duration of two years to allow young researchers to realize their postdoctoral training in an institute of the Institut Pasteur International Network (RIIP) except metropolitan France. This fellowship aims at promoting and facilitating the realization of postdoctoral trainings of young French and foreign researchers in a laboratory of the RIIP.

Fellowship areas may include all themes developed in the laboratories of the RIIP: research on and surveillance of infectious diseases (physiopathology, immunology, microbiology, epidemiology, virology, parasitology).

The applicant must have a PhD.

This doctoral fellowship will be awarded for a duration of 2 years

Evaluation Criteria
A Selection committee will decide on the allocation of this postdoctoral fellowship according to the relevance of the project, the goals of the training and on the file of the candidates.

Before applying for the fellowship, candidates have to find a host laboratory in the International Network and a project.

Deadline for submissions:  May 31, 2012

Application procedure
- Traineeship Grant application form including:
  • The description of the thesis project (2 pages maximum) including context, problematics, objectives and working program (activities, waiting results and schedule) with the amount and origin of the budget for the internship project.
  • Applicant’s curriculum vitae (1 page)
  • Presentation of previous research already done by the candidate and the results (2 pages maximum)
  • Chronological list of scientific publications with copies of the most significant publications (preferably in RTF or PDF format). Mention only publication published in reviews with editorial reviewers, not mention the submitted publications or publications in progress.
  • The applicant must indicate whether s/he has already received a fellowship from a French or international organisation in 2008 to 2010, and whether s/he has applied for any other fellowships in 2011 and, if so, at which institution(s). The applicant must provide general information on personal resources.
  • Elements on the institute, the team and the supervisor (2 pages maximum) knowing that pre-required asked are the following ones:
    - the supervisor should have publications, an experience on the subject (or the methods) proposed for the postdoctoral traineeship, if possible, an HDR and give the commitment that he will be in post for all the postdoctoral traineeship duration;
    - the host team will received a "sufficient" size (a single researcher cannot constitute a team) and conditions of employment (scientific materials and environment) suited
  • A letter from the Director of the host institute
  • A letter from the head of the host laboratory pledging to give the necessary assistance to the applicant and specifying the name, qualifications and position of the researcher who will be supervising the applicant.
Required documents to be sent by email to boursesRIIP@pasteur.fr, Eliane Coëffier
One call for proposals a year :
- Opening of the application period: February 7, 2012
- Deadline for application: May 31, 2012
- Notification of the selected candidate: mid of July 2012
Eliane Coëffier, PhD, Project Manager, International Division, Institut Pasteur

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