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International post-doctoral Fellowships

International postdoctoral fellowships programme for young scientists in Marine Sciences and Technology

Program description


The “Interdisciplinary School for the Blue Planet” (ISblue) launches an international post-doctoral fellowship program. This call continues the International postdoctoral program offered by LabexMER since 2012. ISblue offers creative young scientists the opportunity to develop their own research project in one of the ISblue laboratories. As part of the strong multidisciplinary ISblue community, post-doctoral fellows gain a fantastic experience and new opportunities for career development in marine science and technology.

The eligible themes and laboratories are those described in the ISblue research strategy presentation.

The postdoctoral appointment is for a period of two years. Recipients of the awards will receive a gross annual salary of €37 200. In addition, support is available for travel expenses, equipment and supplies (€5,000 per year). Work contract will include national health and dental insurance, as well as retirement and unemployment benefits.

 Candidates profile:

In order to be eligible, applicants must :
- have obtained their doctoral degree within the last four years at the closing date of the call. This condition of 4 years maximum after the thesis is considered either from the defence date or from the graduation date (most advantageous case) and can be extended in special cases (maternity, illness...). Applicants submitting more than 4 years after the thesis (maximum 4 years + 6 months) will be considered if they can provide a letter of support from one of theme representative.
- have spent a minimum of 18 months abroad (outside France) from 1 May 2018 until the start of the project.

 Keywords: sea, ocean, climate, marine biology, geophysics, marine environment, coastal management, marine chemistry

 Number of positions available: 4

Application deadline: Friday, 30th April, 2021


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