LabEx DynamiTe Call for Applications 2020
For the year 2020, the LabEx DynamiTe offers 2 post-doctoral positions (1 year), to begin 1 December 2020 or 1 January 2021.
Applicants for a post-doctoral contract are invited to draft a personal research proposal in agreement with a LabEx supervisor. The topic should lie within the scope of one or more of DynamiTe’s Work-Packages.
Due to the current situation regarding the spread of the Covid-19 virus, the deadline for the submission of applications has been postponed to Tuesday 30 June 2020 inclusive.
Project submission procedure / conditions
Each research proposal is to be supervised by a member of LabEx DynamiTe connected to one of its 19 partner laboratories. Accordingly, applicants interested in responding to this call for projects must contact a prospective supervisor before applying.
Applicants will have to fill in an online application consisting of the following:
- the research proposal (between 10 and a maximum of 15 pages in Times 12; longer applications will not be considered), setting out the problem addressed, the methodology, the feasibility of completing the project in one year and the calendar. It should also mention the planned collaborations in connection with the post-doctoral project;
- a Curriculum Vitae;
- a covering letter;
- a list of the applicant’s publications, with the Internet links (if possible);
- the doctoral thesis in .PDF format;
- the doctoral defence thesis report (except for applicants who defended their thesis outside France and applicants who defended their thesis too recently. The latter should forward a statement confirming that the defence thesis took place prior to Tuesday 15 September 2020, issued by the head of the doctoral school);
- a copy of the doctorate diploma (or an official statement) ;
- a written undertaking by the post-doctoral supervisor(s) to supervise the research if the applicant passes the LabEx audition.
For information, during the application process, LabEx will ask the directors of the host units and the heads of the Work-Packages to provide LabEx with a letter of undertaking to:
- welcome the applicant into the laboratory and take charge of the field missions and any data purchases necessary (applies to the laboratory directors);
- include the applicant in the Work-Package(s) (applies to the Work-Package heads).
The following selection criteria are applied:
- the application’s scientific merits: a clear problem and the originality of the research proposal;
- the methodology and the implementation (feasibility of completing the post-doctoral research in one year);
- the integration in LabEx’s general scientific themes and in the laboratory environment (Work-Package(s), supervisor, laboratory).
Recruitment process and calendar
The deadline for the submission of applications is
Thursday 14 May Tuesday 30 June 2020 inclusive. All applications are to be submitted using the electronic form: http://www.form-labex-dynamite.com/postdoc/en/
Each research proposal will be assessed in September 2020. The applicants selected after an examination of their application and an interview (held in the week beginning 21 September 2020) will be informed of the results from Monday 28 September 2020.
Terms and conditions of recruitment
Monthly gross stipend: approximately €2,890.
For the duration of their contract, post-doctoral students will be hosted in the LabEx DynamiTe partner laboratory responsible for supervising their post-doctoral research. They may not be hosted in a laboratory that is not a LabEx DynamiTe partner laboratory, except where a post-doctoral profile has been co-constructed with the socio-economic community or at an international establishment (in which case, there may be joint hosts).
Please refer any questions to the LabEx DynamiTe team at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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