2017 Call for applications

 

Eligibility criteria

Eligible candidates are researchers meeting the following criteria:

  • Two to ten years of postdoctoral experience. This period may be extended to a maximum of twelve years upon duly justified request (maternity/paternity leave, career interruption, etc.) prior to the application.
  • Outstanding scientific record (publications, patents, etc.);
  • Applicants must be supported by a local host laboratory;
  • Applicants should not have previously held a research position (including PhD) at the University of Bordeaux or any other IdEx partner institution before applying to this program.

Application

In order to submit your application, please follow these steps:

  1. Identify the proper local scientific environment for your project.
  2. Prepare your application by downloading Documents A, B and C from the website.
  3. Once all the requested documents are completed, go to the Junior Chairs application page and fill in the application form.
  4. Attach the requested documents in the indicated formats.
  5. Submit the application online.

Evaluation process

Candidates will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Scientific career, achievements and international recognition.
  • Scientific project and its pertinence within the site’s scientific priorities.
  • Potential for acquiring other funding within 2 years.
  • Perspectives of sustainability of the research subject in the mid- to long-term.

The peer review evaluation process will involve two phases:

  • After the eligibility check, a first evaluation will be conducted by a scientific board based on the excellency of the candidate and of the scientific project. The scientific board may gather the opinions of external experts on the very specific subjects addressed by the proposals.
  • Selected candidates from the first evaluation phase will be invited to come to Bordeaux for interviews conducted by the scientific board.

Provisional calendar*

  • September 26 2016: start of the application process.
  • November 27 2016: deadline for applications.
  • April 7 2017: interviews by the general panel. 
  • End April 2017: Communication of results.

*any change of the provisional calendar will be announced on the dedicated web page.



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