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University of Bordeaux International Postdoctoral Fellowships in France, 2016

University of Bordeaux is offering postdoctoral fellowships for high-profile international candidates from any scientific field, holding a doctorate degree delivered by a non-French institution. The funding includes a maximum two-year post-doctoral contract (one-year contract that may be renewed once), and a contribution to project-related fees (travel, consumables, etc.). The application deadline is 4th December 2015.

Study Subject(s): Fellowships are awarded in the following domains: Materials science, Neuroscience, Environment and ecosystem, Numerical certification and reliability, Archaeology, Laser and photonics, Global health, Translational imaging and Cardiology.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for undertaking postdoctoral program at the University of Bordeaux.
Scholarship Provider: University of Bordeaux, France
Award can be taken at: France

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Eligibility:
-The applicants must fulfill the following criteria in order to submit an application for 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 2 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.

Open for International Students: International candidates can apply for these postdoctoral fellowships.

Description:  The Initiative of Excellence of the University of Bordeaux (IdEx Bordeaux) is opening positions for postdoctoral 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 ecosystem, numerical certification and reliability, archaeology, lasers and photonics, global health, translational imaging, cardiology.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Fellowship is awarded for two years.

What does it cover? The funding includes a maximum two-year post-doctoral contract (one-year contract that may be renewed once), and a contribution to project-related fees (travel, consumables, etc.).

Selection Criteria: The evaluation is done by a dedicated panel, including external personalities and authoritative researchers from the site. The excellence of the fellowship candidate is the primary recruitment criterion. Nevertheless, this criterion has to be assessed keeping in mind that the program is addressing early career development. The other equally important issue addressed by the program is to ensure smooth integration of the fellow into the proper scientific environment, the second essential criterion for judging merit is thus related to the scientific project presented by the candidate, including the consistency between the proposed activities during the fellowship and the research priorities of the University of Bordeaux, as well as the further career ambition of the candidate: perspectives for teaching in the case of candidates envisaging an academic career, leadership skill development for candidates envisaging a career in research team management, etc.

Notification: Results will be published in April 2016.

How to Apply: Proposals must be submitted electronically via the web-based application page on portal. In order to validate your applications, all requested documents must be provided.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 4th December 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

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