The Initiative for Interdisciplinary Research in Biology (i-Bio) of the Sorbonne University Alliance in Paris is opening 4 positions for fully funded 4-year research programs. These will comprise one year of pre-doctoral rotation followed by a 3-year PhD contract to work at the interface between biology and other scientific disciplines.

Where: At the Paris-Seine Biology institute, or the Fer à Moulin institute in Paris.

When: Starting October 15th 2022, for 4 years

What: 1-year pre-doctoral experience with 3 successive rotational assignments of 3 months each, in 3 separate labs, starting October 15th 2022; then 3-year PhD on one of the three projects, chosen at the end of the pre-doctoral year, starting October 1st 2023
List of pre-doctoral + PhD projects available on the i-Bio website.

Who: Students of any nationality holding a Master degree or equivalent; individuals highly motivated to work at the interface between biology and other disciplines; backgrounds in biology, chemistry, computational biology, engineering, mathematics or physics

How: Deadline: candidates fill in the application form by March 24th 2022
1st round selection: evaluation of applications by the i-Bio Executive Committee
2nd round selection: mid-May 2022, shortlisted candidates will be invited for a video-interview by a Selection Committee composed of scientific experts and representatives of the Doctoral Schools.

Final results will be communicated by the end of May 2022.

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