2015 International PhD Positions for Labex SIGNALIFE Program in Cell Signaling, France , and applications are submitted till March 31, 2015. The Labex (Laboratory of Excellence) SIGNALIFE at University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis is inviting applications for up to 20 available 3 year PhD positions for research on topics relating to cell signaling. The PhD position will start in September 2015. Candidates must have achieved academic excellence and be highly motivated to pursue a PhD project in one of the available research areas. A minimum of 6 months laboratory experience is essential. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): the University of Nice-Sophia | France
Level: PhD programme
Field(s): SIGNALIFE involves the leading research laboratories of the area and supports 49 top-level research teams grouped around five major topics relating to cell signaling: Cellular architecture of signaling pathways; Plasticity and Signaling; Stress Signaling; Signaling in aging and disease progression; New principles in signaling and applications.
Deadline: March 31, 2015.
Funded By: French Ministry of Research
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2015 International PhD Positions for Labex SIGNALIFE Program is targeted for French and international candidates
‣ Award No: There are 20 PhD positions available.
‣ Scholarship Duration: The PhD thesis funding is for three years. A possible 6 month extension may be offered at the end of the 3rd year.
‣ Scholarship covers: The arrival and installation of each student will be aided and accompanied by a dedicated PhD Program Officer, Konstanze Beck, who will provide practical, administrative and scientific advices with respect to the institutions and local authorities (i.e. lodging, visa, social security, bank account, etc.). The monthly salary will be 2020€ and provides social benefits. University tuition fees will be included. An installation allowance of 1700 € upon arrival will be given to each student. Free French classes will be provided for foreigners.
‣ The Labex SIGNALIFE is currently seeking applications from outstanding students in the Life Sciences for a total of 20 highly competitive, fully funded 2015 International PhD Positions for Labex SIGNALIFE Program in the area of Cell Signaling.
‣ The program offers a comprehensive package of additional training activities throughout the duration of the thesis to provide students with a range of skills important for a successful career in science.
‣ All classes will be in English. The arrival and installation of each student will be aided and accompanied by a dedicated PhD Program Officer.
‣ The monthly gross salary will be 2020 € and provides social benefits. In addition, an installation allowance of 1700 € upon arrival will be provided. Tuition is free
‣ must have achieved academic excellence and be highly motivated to pursue a PhD project in one of the above research areas.
‣ Applicants must hold or receive, before enrollment in the program, a university degree that qualifies them to enter a PhD or equivalent program such as a Masters 2 diploma.
‣ A minimum of 6 months laboratory experience is essential.
‣ Candidate’s on-site visit/interview: June 22 and 23, 2015 and Final ranking and acceptance letter: End-June 2015.
‣ In addition to the completed form, copies of diplomas and a certified transcript (including grades) of course work (in English or French, your own translation is fine for the moment) should be uploaded as a single pdf in the PhD Application Form.
‣ If you have not yet obtained your Master diploma, please send a provisional degree and grades of your current courses. Original printed copies (and official French or English translations thereof) will be asked upon acceptance to enter the program.
‣ Upon completion of the online registration you will receive a confirmation email with your SIGNALIFE registration number.
‣ Scholarship Applications are due on March 31, 2015.
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.