The Turing Centre for Living Systems (CENTURI) wishes to attract talented Ph.D. students to the Luminy campus (Marseille, France) and will fund up to 12 Ph.D. fellowships to start in 2019, for three years.
Ph.D. students will work in an interdisciplinary life science environment and have backgrounds in any of the following fields: cell or developmental biology, immunology, neurobiology, biophysics, theoretical physics, computer science, bioinformatics, applied mathematics, engineering.
Ph.D. projects must involve at least two research groups from different disciplines, to foster collaborations and interdisciplinarity.
Candidates can either apply to one of the advertised CENTURI projects or submit their own project, providing that they meet the application criteria and that their application is supported by at least one host lab.
Students will be co-supervised by two or three supervisors. Candidates can apply up to a maximum of 3 projects.
Do not hesitate to contact the projects’ supervisors for more information.
Expected profile – selection criteria
Candidates must have, or expect to obtain a Master’s degree in biology, computer science, computational biology, mathematics, physics or engineering. Candidates will be evaluated on the following criteria:
- Academic achievements
- Past research experience (internships)
- Ability to work on a collaborative research project
- Ability to work in a multidisciplinary research environment
- Enthusiasm and communication skills
Duration: 3 year
Deadline for application: February 15, 2019
Interviews in Marseille (pre-selected candidates only): April 23 – 26, 2019
To apply please fill the form associated to each project. Applications must include the following documents (compiled into a single PDF file):
- cover letter
- transcript of your MSc’s grades (M1 and M2 if available)
2 letters of recommendation must also be sent by your references at firstname.lastname@example.org.