GENE Mentors program

As part of its Graduation mission, the Graduate School Genetics and Epigenetics New Education (EUR GENE) created a 1 to 12-month funding for 4th year of PhD or Transition Post-Doc:

  • to fund additional PhD time to finalize their project before graduating
  • or to fund PhD graduates transitioning between the end of their PhD and the start of a postdoc in a different laboratory

This funding offers a unique opportunity to complete the thesis project and maximize publications from their thesis lab.

The grantees will participate in mentoring responsibilities within the EUR G.E.N.E. (non exhaustive examples of previous sessions https://eur-gene.u-paris.fr/workshops-gene-mentors)

 

FUNDING DESCRIPTION

  • 1 to 12 months PhD or post-doc salary 

Attention: due to Human Resources processing time, the earliest start date of the contracts will be in September from the application year. Post-doc contracts will start after the completion of the PhD.

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • To be in the process of obtaining a PhD in a doctoral school of the EUR G.E.N.E. (BioSPC, HOB)
  • To be in the process of obtaining a PhD in a laboratory affiliated to Université de Paris
  • For applications to a 4th year of PhD funding, to be in the 3rd year of the doctoral contract when applying
  • For transition post-doc applicants, to have an estimated defense date before the end of the civil year
  • To work on a subject linked to the EUR G.E.N.E.
  • Not yet benefited from this funding program
  • Have submitted a complete application form during the opening period of calls for projects

 

KEY DATES

  • Application Deadline: April 29th, 2022 (included)

 

APPLICATION FORM

Applications are sent through an online platform. It will be necessary to upload a pdf file (max 2Mb), that you can prepare in advance, containing:

– The Research proposal (4 pages max) 
– CV (1 page max)
– List of your publications
– A letter from the laboratory supporting the candidate and – for transition postdoc applications – commiting to the defense before the end of the civil year of application

 All the above should be fused into a single PDF file entitled YOURNAME_gene_mentors_YEAR.pdf

Note: The research proposal should contain:
– State of the art (1/2 page + 5 references)
– General Objective of the Project
– Results obtained during the PhD (1 page max)
– Research plan, expected results and outcomes for the G.E.N.E. funded period (please justify the length of the funding requested)
– Candidate’s motivation and potential contribution to the objectives of the EUR G.E.N.E. (including mentoring)
– 5 recent major publications of the host team

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE 

Access the application form through the following link where you will be asked to fill your first name (Prénom) Name (Nom) and email address (courriel). You will then receive a personal link to the platform, allowing you to save your answers if you need to come back to the form later: link will posted when the session opens

 

Contact for any questions regarding this program: eur-gene@u-paris.fr

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