Post-doctoral positions – Ifremer

For the year 2022, Ifremer offers a dozen of post-doctoral contracts for a period of 18 months to researchers proposing innovative projects that are consistent with the three main themes below:

  1. The postdoctoral fellowship is only allocated for the candidate’s salary.
  2. The financial requirements linked to the research proposition must be taken from the Departments/Units/Laboratory budget.
  3. The gross salary is around 34200 euros/year, and it could be more important if you have post-doctoral experiences after your PhD

The eligibility conditions are presented below

  • Candidates must not have been previously employed as doctoral or post-doctoral researcher in an Ifremer research unit nor in a joint research unit involving Ifremer. (The joint research units are the following: MARBEC, LEMAR, LOPS, AMURE, LMEE, LEEISA, IHPE, ENTROPIE, EIO)
  • This call is open to applicants of any nationality whose current research experience (PhD or post-doctoral contract) is being carried out in a laboratory outside of mainland France (French overseas not included). People currently working in mainland France are thus not eligible (ATER positions included).
  • Candidates must have their PhD defense after December, 2016.

Evaluation criteria are the following ones

  • Relevance to Ifremer’s strategy.
  • Scientific or technological quality of the project.
  • Innovative aspect of the subject and/or added value to Ifremer in terms of new skills.
  • Expected value of the project in terms of economic or industrial development.
  • Project’s relevance to the host research unit.

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