IM2B is financing 2 PhD positions starting in October 2021.
Deadline for applications: 10 May 2021
The five PhD projects described below are eligible for funding under this call for applications. They are interdisciplinary projects based on inter-laboratory collaborations.
For each of the projects, the co-supervisors will select one applicant who will be interviewed by a jury. The audition will be held in English between the 14th and 18th of June. At the end of the audition, two applicants will be selected and will be granted with a 3-year fellowship (salary of €1421 net / month).
The two awarded doctoral students will be granted €4,000 to attend international conferences or to follow training related to their research project. In addition, through the Plinius doctoral programme (https://pliniuscursus.univ-amu.fr/), they will benefit from personalised support to train in a wide range of cutting-edge technologies and prepare their professional project in an international and multidisciplinary environment.
The thesis projects (for more details, click on the title)
- Deciphering the structure-function relationship of an ABC transporter required for cell differentiation in the multicellular cyanobacterium Anabaena PCC 7120
Co-supervisors: François ALBERTO, Laboratoire de Chimie Bactérienne - LCB (Francois.Alberto@univ-amu.fr) / Gerlind SULZENBACHER, Laboratoire Architecture et Fonction des Macromolécules Biologiques - AFMB (Gerlind.Sulzenbacher@univ-amu.fr)
Co-supervisors: Brigitte GONTERO & Hélène LAUNAY, Laboratoire de Bioénergétique et Ingénierie des Protéines - BIP (helene.LAUNAY@univ-amu.fr) / Mehdi YEMLOUL, Institut des sciences moléculaires de Marseille - iSm2 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Unravelling the molecular basis of metabolic interactions in synthetic consortia dedicated for bio-H2 production
Co-supervisors: Marie-Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Laboratoire de Bioénergétique et Ingénierie des Protéines - BIP (email@example.com) / Christophe BORDI, Laboratoire d'ingénierie des systèmes macromoléculaires - LISM (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Co-supervisors : Christophe LEGER, Laboratoire de Bioénergétique et Ingénierie des Protéines - BIP (email@example.com) / Maylis ORIO, Institut des Sciences Moléculaires de Marseille - iSm2 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
How to apply?
You are interested in applying for one of the PhD projects? The candidate must hold a Master2 degree by 31th of August 2021, and been ranked in the top third of Master 1 class.
Applications, in English, including a CV (specifying the level of English), a motivation letter, two recommendation letters, grades and ranking of Master 1 and grades for the first semester of Master 2, must be sent to the supervisors by May 10th 2021.