ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The Pasteur-Roux-Cantarini postdoctoral program supports two-year fellowships as part of the Emile Roux funds and Mrs. Paola Marchetti-Cantarini’s legacy in memory of her late husband Mr. Manlio Cantarini.
These fellowships are dedicated to postdoctoral researchers aiming to conduct research projects in Institut Pasteur (IP) research entities on the Paris campus.
Fellowships are for two years (the duration of this fellowship may not be less than 18 months).
- Funding is paid as a salary and covers health insurance and retirement.
- Application deadline: April 1st, 2022 (1:00 PM – Paris time).
- Anticipated announcement of decisions: early-June 2022.
- Starting date: funding should start at the latest on October 1st, 2022
- For more information, contact email@example.com
- The Pasteur-Roux-Cantarini fellowships are only tenable in research entities of Institut Pasteur in Paris.
- The host IP research entity can only present one application per session.
- Postdocs already present on the Paris Campus are eligible to apply to the Pasteur-Roux-Cantarini fellowship program.
- Candidates of any nationality are eligible to apply.
- Candidates must have completed their PhD degree (no later than six years prior the date of application, e. obtained their thesis after April 2016) or will do so prior to commencing fellowship (date scheduled for the thesis defense).
In case of woman postdoc candidate, her maternity leave will provide her with one year of derogation per child. For example, the eligibility period is extended to 7 years after the thesis defense in case of one pregnancy.
For any other specific request (including paternity leave, long-term illness, national/military service etc), please feel free to contact the PRC Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Unsuccessful applicants to a previous Pasteur-Roux or Pasteur-Cantarini fellowship call are eligible to re-apply, subject to meeting the eligibility criteria for this current session. Applicants who wish to do so can inform in advance email@example.com to use the support letters from the previous session.
- Successful fellows of the Pasteur-Roux-Cantarini program must start their work in the host IP entity at the latest on October 1st, 2022.
- The proposed research program must be achievable within the two-year funding.
- After submission of the application and until the Final Selection, we thank the applicant and/or the PI of the host laboratory to inform firstname.lastname@example.org of any changes that may have an impact on the acceptance of the fellowship by the applicant.
- The Pasteur-Roux-Cantarini program does not consider spontaneous applications. Before applying, the candidate must ensure he/she is accepted by a host research entity of IP in Paris.
- Applications from an IP research entity that currently benefits from an internal postdoctoral funding package (e.g. G5 or unit) are not accepted.
- Pasteur-Roux-Cantarini fellowships cannot be used to complement other sources of funding. The duration of this fellowship may not be less than 18 months.
- Applications from former IP PhD students will not be considered, except if a first postdoctoral training has been performed in another research Institution.
- A Pasteur-Roux-Cantarini fellowship will not be awarded to the same host IP research entity in two consecutive calls.
FUNDING OF PROPOSALS
Funding is exclusively paid as a salary and covers health insurance and retirement ; the fellowship does not cover consumables or equipment.
The contract duration of the fellowship must be comprised between 18 to 24 months.
The reviewers will carry out the assessment according to the following evaluation criteria:
- Qualifications and achievements of candidate
- Proposed scientific project including feasibility / risk balance, originality and novelty
- Match of candidate/project
- Impact of this fellowship on the candidate’s career
Two scientific reports will be requested : a 12-months report, and a Final report at the end of the fellowship.
The postdoctoral fellows will also be closely supervised by the Institut Pasteur Accueil Accompagnement et Suivi des Carrières des Chercheurs (MAASCC), to support them in the development of their career.
Candidates’ application files should include:
- APPLICATION FORM duly completed. This application consists of the following components:
- Applicant information (updated CV, academic background, list of publications, summary of past research performed)
- Project proposal (summary and detailed description)
- Presentation letter from the host IP research entitity head
- Scanned copy of the candidate’s passport or ID (pages showing your photograph and your identification)
- Names of up to three referees (mentors or advisors)
Complete application should be submitted in .pdf format and named as follow: Applicant’s SURNAME Name_ Lab Head’s SURNAME.pdf (example: SMITH John_Lab CARTER).
Applications should be sent before April 1st, 2022 (1:00 PM) to the PRC Team at the following address: email@example.com. We will acknowledge the receipt of all the applications.
- Recommendation letters TO BE PROVIDED SEPARATELY: Up to three reference letters sent directly from referees to firstname.lastname@example.org before April 1st, 2022. Recommendation letters must be submitted on official institution letterhead and named as follow LOR_Applicant’s SURNAME Name_ Referee’s SURNAME.pdf (example: LOR_SMITH John_KENNEDY)
- Mallory Perrin-Wolff : Head of Department for Scientific Programming and Incentive Actions
- Emilie Boutet : Coordinator of the PRC postdoctoral fellowship program.
- Françoise Collonnier : Administrative contact