Designation/Position- Post-doctoral Study Grant
Fyssen Fondation, France invites application for Post-doctoral Study Grant from eligible and interested candidates
About- The aim of the Fyssen Foundation is to “encourage all forms of scientifc inquiry into cognitive mechanisms, including thought and reasoning,
which underlie animal and human behavior; their biological and cultural
bases, and phylogenetic and ontogenetic development”. The Foundation
supports research in Ethology, Psychology, Neurobiology, Social Anthropology, Ethnology, Human Paleontology and Archaeology. Post-doctoral Study Grant
Research/Job Area- Biological sciences and human sciences
Location- Fyssen Fondation, France
Rather already position’s holder, they will independently work establishing a research team to achieve a collective scientific project in a laboratory in France.
This project needs to keep the Foundation’s goals.Researchers can also develop their project in a different laboratory from the one they obtained their doctorate (Ph.D.) or the one where they are working at present.
Research grants are intended to support either French or foreign post-doctoral researchers, maximum age 35 years for the biological sciences and 40 years in the human sciences, on closing date.
Amount of the grant –The research grant, for one year non renewable, could range from 15 000 to 35 000 euros.
It intends to cover equipment purchase, budgets dedicated to missions, participations in colloquiums, publications expenses, for the expenses relative to the intervention of specialized persons .
Duration of the grant –12 months
How to Apply- The application’s folder should include the following documents
– research Grant form
(to be flled on our website from September 6th, 2019)
– host laboratory invitation letter,
– recommendation letters from two senior scientists not belonging to the
inviting laboratory ,
– applicant’s curriculum vitae and list of publications,
– description of the research project (5 pages maximum) in French or in
– description of the budget forecasts,
– list of the people who will join the research team for the project,
– list of other fnancial supports,
– abstract (150 words) of the research project, as well as a keywords list in
French AND in English.
For Contact- [email protected]
Last Date for Apply– 8 October 2019