The Initiative of Excellence of the University of Bordeaux (IdEx Bordeaux) is opening positions for post-doctoral fellows. High-profile international candidates from any scientific field, holding a doctorate degree delivered by a non-French institution, and wishing to achieve a further step in their career in the outstanding research environment of the University of Bordeaux, are welcome to apply. Candidates promoting an original and innovative research project in one of the scientific priorities of IdEx Bordeaux will be considered with particular attention. These comprise the following domains: materials science, neuroscience, environment and ecosystem, numerical certification and reliability, archaeology, lasers and photonics, global health, translational imaging, cardiology. The application deadline is 2nd February 2015.
DescriptionThe applicants must fulfil the following criteria in order to submit an application for the programme: • Applicants should hold a doctorate awarded by a non-French institution and be in an incoming mobility situation (not having resided in France for more than 12 months in the last 3 years). Fellows should not have previously held a research position in Bordeaux area. • The doctoral degree should have been awarded between 4 years before the end of the present call (+1 year per maternity/paternity leave with a maximum of 2 years), and not later than 2 months after the end of the call. • Applicants must promote their own research project to be carried in the laboratory of their choice for a maximum period of two years. • Applicants must be supported by a local researcher and by his/her laboratory
These opportunities are provided within the framework of IdEx Bordeaux, the excellence initiative of the University of Bordeaux financed by the French government. This programme is dedicated to high profile international candidates and offers the opportunity to junior researchers to perform an original and innovative research project in one of the outstanding research environment of the University of Bordeaux.