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“Interdisciplinary School for the Blue Planet” (ISblue) launches an international post-doctoral fellowship program [deadline 30 April]

This call continues the International postdoctoral program offered by ISblue since 2019 and LabexMER before. 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 valuable 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.

Number of positions available: 4

Application deadline:  Sunday 30th April, 2023 at 11:59 PM (French time)

Selection procedure: From May to mid-June 2023

Fellowship starting date: From September 2023 to the end of February 2024

Themes contacts:

Theme 1: Ocean and climate regulation

Theme 2: Ocean-Earth interactions

Theme 3: Sustainable coastal systems

Theme 4: The living ocean and ecosystem services

Theme 5: Long-term observing systems for ocean knowledge

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 2021 until the start of the project.

This program being targeted at international young scientists, applicants holding a French doctoral degree are eligible only if they demonstrate extensive international research experience acquired during or after their PhD.


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