Excellence Post-doctoral Programme – Interdisciplinary School for the Blue Plane

Program description

The “Interdisciplinary School for the Blue Planet” (ISblue) launches an excellence post-doctoral programme, inspired by similar programs in the Unites States such as the NOAA Climate Change and Global Change or the WHOI postdoctoral fellowship programs. This call continues the International postdoctoral fellowship programme offered by LabexMER since 2012. The eligible themes and laboratories are those described in the ISblue research strategy presentation. The overall objective are to allow young talented scientists to propose their own research project in marine sciences and technology to be carried out in one or several ISblue laboratory(ies), and to promote their career development.

The postdoctoral appointment is for a period of two years. Recipients of the awards will receive a net salary of about €2,400 per month (take-home salary). In addition, support is available for travel expenses, equipment and supplies. Work contract will include national health and dental insurance, as well as retirement and unemployment benefits.

How to apply ?

The applicants must have obtained a PhD. They have to submit an original research project relevant to one of the ISblue research thematic priorities, and propose a collaboration with a local researcher(s). The local researcher(s) should (i) be affiliated to one of the ISblue laboratories and (ii) provide the candidate the means he/she needs to carry out his/her project (office, data, access to lab space and equipment, etc.). Please note that applications can only be accepted via the online application system within the announced application period.


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