Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program In Materials Science

Bordeaux (FR)
04 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
03 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

IdEx Bordeaux Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program
Bordeaux France

FIELD: Materials Science

The Initiative of Excellence of the University of Bordeaux (IdEx Bordeaux) is opening positions for post-doctoral fellows. High-profile international candidates, 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.

IdEx Bordeaux is built on a number of scientific priorities (materials science, neuroscience, environment and ecosystems, numerical certification and reliability, archaeology, lasers and photonics, health and societies, translational imaging and cardiology). This call for application concerns the cluster of excellence: Materials Science.

The funding includes a 24-month post-doctoral contract, and a contribution to project-related fees (travel, consumables, etc.).

Applicants must fulfil the following criteria in order to submit an application for the program:
• 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 hold or 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 3 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.

Proposals must be submitted electronically before the 27th November 2016 via the submission page in the IdEx Bordeaux Junior Chairs portal (http://idex.u-bordeaux.fr/postdoc). Please refer to the applicant guide for details on the application procedure.

The Initiative of Excellence of the University of Bordeaux (IdEx Bordeaux) is a collective program coordinated by the University of Bordeaux, in association with national research organisms CNRS and Inserm, and the following higher education and research organizations: Bordeaux Sciences Agro, Science Po Bordeaux, Bordeaux INP and Université Bordeaux Montaigne.  IdEx Bordeaux also involves other partnering organizations: CEA, INRA, Inria, IRSTEA, Ifremer and CHU Bordeaux.

The Initiative of Excellence of the University of Bordeaux has been labeled and granted by the French government within the framework of the Investments for the Future program, operated by the national agency ANR (ANR-10-IDEX-03-02).

University of Bordeaux: with 53,000 students, 4,000 researchers and lecturers, and 1,600 staff members, the University of Bordeaux is one of the leading French public research and higher education institutions, located in a dynamic and culturally rich, fast-developing region. Ranked among the top universities in France, the University of Bordeaux is renowned for the quality of its academic courses and research. It is a multi-disciplinary, research-focused institution with a strong ambition to develop as a leading, international campus.
The University of Bordeaux is leading a competitive development program in partnership with local higher education institutes and national research organizations, in order to promote Bordeaux as a “Campus of Excellence”.