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Location
Nice
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Date Posted
6 Jan 2017

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PhD Program
Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis, labex SIGNALIFE

INTERNATIONAL PhD PROGRAM – 20 PhD positions in Cell Signaling

signalife PhD logo.jpg
Nice
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
6 Jan 2017

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Position Description


The International SIGNALIFE PhD program of the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis is currently accepting applications for twenty 3-year PhD positions which will start in September 2015.

Labex SIGNALIFE – Presentation

The scientific laboratory of excellence “Labex SIGNALIFE” is comprised of 6 leading research institutes from Nice, France with the participation of 49 top-level research teams affiliated to major French research institutions (University of Nice – Sophia Antipolis, CNRS, INSERM, INRA, INRIA, Nice University Hospitals and Antoine Lacassagne Cancer Center). The research teams are grouped around five major topics relating to Cell Signaling in Biology:

1) Cellular architecture of signaling pathways
2) Plasticity and signaling
3) Stress signaling
4) Signaling in aging and disease progression
5) New principles in signaling and applications

International PhD program – description

The Labex SIGNALIFE is currently seeking applications from outstanding students in the Life Sciences for a total of 20 highly competitive, fully funded PhD positions in the area of Cell Signaling. Our 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.

Candidates

Candidates 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. This 3-year PhD program starts September 2015.

Further information about the PhD program, selection process, as well as the application procedure, is available at http://signalife.unice.fr


How to Apply

The application deadline is March 31, 2015. Please apply online at http://signalife.unice.fr

Position Category: Medical & Biological Sciences. Position Type: PhD Program. Salary: €20'000 - €30'000.

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