Call for PhD students 2024 - Interdisciplinary / multidisciplinary thesis projects

PhD Class of 2024 - The Institute of Cancer Research and Immunology is funding three PhD contracts with environmental grants starting in October 2024.

Competition on June 13, 2024 in collaboration with the Doctoral School (ED62).

For each project, thesis directors and co-directors will select a candidate to be auditioned by a jury. The audition will take place on June 13, 2024 (*) at Campus Pharo (Marseille 7e). Following the audition, three candidates will be selected and recruited for a three-year doctoral contract.

The students recruited will benefit from an environmental grant allowing them to take part in events (national/international) or follow training regarding to their research or their professional project.

To apply, please contact the persons listed below depending on the project selected. Deadline May 15, 2024!

TeamCo-supervisorE-mailResearch Unit 
Project title
1Pierre, Philippepierre@ciml.univ-mrs.frCIMLPierreRocchi, Stéphanestephane.ROCCHI@univ-cotedazur.frC3M, NiceAdjuvant immunotherapy by harnessing the integrated stress response
2Roncagalli, Romainroncagalli@ciml.univ-mrs.frCIMLRoncagalliPayet-Bornet, Dominiquedominique.payet-bornet@inserm.frCRCM (Team Duprez, Estelle)Role of Foxk1 in T cell leukemia
3Soucie, Erinnerinn.soucie@inserm.frCRCMVasseur/TomasiniChanez, BriceCHANEZB@ipc.unicancer.frIPCExploiting trained immunity to develop new treatment strategies for PDAC
4Puech, Pierre-Henripierre-henri.puech@univ-amu.frLAIPuechFournier, Sébastiensebastien.fournier@univ-amu.frLISA deep look at the early T cell mechano-activation
5Carrier, Alicealice.carrier@inserm.frCRCMNunèsLuche, Hervéherve.luche@inserm.frCipheDeciphering the metabolic mechanisms of immune evasion in pancreatic tumorigenesis
6Lawrence, Tobylawrence@ciml.univ-mrs.frCIMLLawrenceMaina, Flavio
Verset, Gontran
Mapping the remodelling of the immune landscape in liver cancer associated with anticancer therapy

How to apply?

Would you like to join our research teams and apply? Send your application to the director and co-director of the selected thesis topic by May 15, 2024 at the latest:

  • CV in English specifying your level of English,

  • Covering letter in English,

  • Transcript of grades and ranking in Master 1; transcript of grades in first semester of Master 2,

  • A letter of recommendation in English from a professor (Master's degree, internship, work placement, etc.).


(*) Selected students will receive a personal invitation with practical information and details of the competition.



Contact information
Competitions, Recruitment, Doctoral students, Students
Oncology, Cancer, Immunology, Immuno-Oncology
ED62, Ecole doctorale 62
Training, Research
Interdisciplinarity, Multidisciplinarity