Call for Applications: Institut Pasteur Postdoctoral Grants, Calmette and Yersin Programme
The Institut Pasteur calls in 2013 to candidature for a postdoctoral traineeship in the Institut Pasteur International Network.
Objective The Institut Pasteur International Division will finance one young French or foreign researcher to allow to realize a postdoctoral training in an institute of the Institut Pasteur International Network (RIIP) except metropolitan France. The complete postdoctoral training will be conducted in the same host institute without interruption.
These postdoctoral grants are intended to promote mobility. The postdoctoral training must be performed outside its home country or outside the country in which the university studies were conducted.
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.
Duration This doctoral fellowship will be awarded for a duration of 2 years
Funding Fixed-term local contract with social charges covering life expenses and insurance (net amount of €1,900 per month) and a return air ticket per year between the country of origin and ttraineeship location.
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.
Deadline for submissions: May 31, 2013
The description of the postdoctoral 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
The applicant must indicate whether s/he has already received a fellowship from a French or international organisation last year and whether s/he has applied for any other fellowships this year and, if so, at which institution(s).
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
The names, positions and email referents (director of the host institution, supervisor in the host laboratory) will be required in order to fill online:
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.
One call for proposals a year:
- Deadline for application: May 31, 2013
- Notification of the selected candidate: mid of July 2013
- Beginning of the postdoctoral traineeship: October 2013
Eliane Coëffier, PhD, Project Manager, International Division, Institut Pasteur