CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR PhD POSITIONS

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)

Co-supervisors: Amel LATIFI, Laboratoire de Chimie Bactérienne - LCB (latifi@imm.cnrs.fr) / Pascal ARNOUX, Institut de Biosciences et Biotechnologies - BIAM (pascal.arnoux@cea.fr)

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 (mehdi.yemloul@univ-amu.fr)

Co-supervisors: Marie-Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Laboratoire de Bioénergétique et Ingénierie des Protéines - BIP (giudici@imm.cnrs.fr) / Christophe BORDI, Laboratoire d'ingénierie des systèmes macromoléculaires - LISM (bordi@imm.cnrs.fr)

Co-supervisors : Christophe LEGER, Laboratoire de Bioénergétique et Ingénierie des Protéines - BIP (leger@imm.cnrs.fr) / Maylis ORIO, Institut des Sciences Moléculaires de Marseille - iSm2 (maylis.orio@univ-amu.fr)

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.

Contact information

Email: agnes.kammoun@univ-amu.fr

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