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INTERNATIONAL PhD PROGRAM - 20 PhD positions in Cell Signaling
Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, Nice Sophia Antipolis

Cell Biology / Development Botany / Plant Science Molecular Biology 
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The International SIGNALIFE PhD program of the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis
is currently accepting applications for twenty 3-year PhD positions which will start
in September 2015.

Labex SIGNALIFE - Presentation

The scientific laboratory of excellence “Labex SIGNALIFE” is comprised of 6 leading
research institutes from Nice, France with the participation of 49 top-level
research teams affiliated to major French research institutions (University of
Nice - Sophia Antipolis, CNRS, INSERM, INRA, INRIA, Nice University Hospitals
and Antoine Lacassagne Cancer Center). The research teams are grouped around
five major topics relating to Cell Signaling in Biology:

1) Cellular architecture of signaling pathways

2) Plasticity and signaling

3) Stress signaling

4) Signaling in aging and disease progression

5) New principles in signaling and applications

International PhD program - description

The Labex SIGNALIFE is currently seeking applications from outstanding
students in the Life Sciences for a total of 20 highly competitive, fully
funded PhD positions in the area of Cell Signaling. Our program offers a
comprehensive package of additional training activities throughout the duration
of the thesis to provide students with a range of skills important for a
successful career in science. All classes will be in English. The arrival and
installation of each student will be aided and accompanied by a dedicated PhD
Program Officer. The monthly gross salary will be 2020 € and provides social
benefits. In addition, an installation allowance of 1700 € upon arrival will be
provided. Tuition is free.


Candidates must have achieved academic excellence and be highly
motivated to pursue a PhD project in one of the above research areas. Applicants
must hold or receive, before enrollment in the program, a university degree
that qualifies them to enter a PhD or equivalent program such as a Masters 2
diploma. A minimum of 6 months
laboratory experience is essential. This 3-year PhD program starts
September 2015. The application deadline is March 31, 2015. Please apply online

Further information about the PhD program, selection process, as well as the application procedure,
is available at

Posted on: 30 January 2015Deadline to apply: 31 March 2015Start Date: 14 September 2015 Duration: 36 months
The Fund category is Public Funding - Region (State) and the salary is 20-25k€ annual gross
Doctoral School is Life Sciences, Health, Agronomy, Environment in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Region.

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