Wednesday, February 16, 2011
International Doctoral/Postdoctoral Program in France
Applicants are asked to choose only one project from the ones proposed. 5 teams of the Institute propose one project. The scientific advisory board of the institute will select up to three candidates that will be interviewed on site for final selection.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: May 1st, 2011.
Applicants must have completed their Ph.D. or M.D. between 2006 and Sept 2011. The application should be sent electronically to Valerie.Pecqueret@univ-nantes.fr and should include:
* a cover letter with a short description of achievements
* the chosen project and the reasons why the candidate applies to this program
* a short statement on career planning
* a CV with a complete list of publications and abstracts to international meetings
Moreover, two letters of reference should be sent before application deadline to Valerie.Pecqueret@univ-nantes.fr, with the name of the candidate in the e-mail subject.
Pre-selected candidates will be informed by June 1st, 2011. Final selection will be in September 2011 after interviews.
The Progreffe program is highly competitive and only up to three pre-selected candidates will be invited to present their past research and meet the research teams. The successful candidate will receive a letter of acceptance and a contract offer. The position can begin at any time after notification, but no later than 6 months after receiving the contract offer.
Team 1: Role of Langerin+ cells in a mucosal model of primary MCMV infection.
Team 2 : Role of Aire in the generation and function of CD8 regulatory T cells.
Team 4: Mechanisms and induction of liver tolerance in allotransplantation.
Team 5: Identification of seric factors involved in idiopathic nephrotic syndrome.
Team 6: Neuroimmune signaling in neuron survival and axonal outgrowth.
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