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12 interdisciplinary PhD fellowships in Marseille

The Turing Centre for Living Systems (CENTURI) wishes to attract talented PhD students to the Luminy campus (Marseille, France) and will fund up to 12 PhD fellowships to start in 2019, for three years. PhD students will work in an interdisciplinary life science environment, and have backgrounds in any of the following fields: cell, developmental biology, immunology, neurobiology, biophysics, theoretical physics, computer science, bioinformatics, applied mathematics, engineering. PhD 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 from our community. 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 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 years

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):

  • CV
  • cover letter

2 letters of recommendation must also be sent by your references at info@centuri-livingsystems.org.

LabCenturi, Marseille
Starts on01/10/2019
Deadline14/02/2019 23:00

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