Call for research projects – PhDs for MDs: OPEN

CALL FOR PROJECTS - PhD for MD scholarships: OPEN

NeuroSchool PhD Program in Neuroscience of Aix-Marseille University (AMU) offers to finance a year of science PhD studies for residents or young medical doctors or doctors in pharmacy. This call is addressed to residents or young doctors (MDs or PharmDs) who wish to devote a year to research as part of a PhD in neuroscience in an AMU laboratory. Scholarships are fully funded by NeuroSchool (nEURo*AMU, ANR-17-EURE-0029) and their objectives are to foster links between medical and pharmacy doctors and researchers, to encourage the involvement of medical and pharmacy doctors in experimental research.

The selection process takes place in three steps:

  1. a call for projects for the research teams of Aix-Marseille University laboratories, with a deadline on March 1st, 2020,
  2. a call for applications for residents or young MDs or PharmDs, with a deadline on April 23rd, 2020,
  3. auditions of preselected candidates, in late May or early June 2020 (the exact date will be announced later).

STEP 1. Call for projects: OPEN

AMU laboratories are invited to propose a neuroscience PhD project for a resident or young medical doctor.

To submit a project, please download the file below.

Detail the PhD research project (maximum 1 page), indicating its title and explaining state of the art and international scientific context, objectives, methods, expected outcomes, adequacy with neuroscience, feasibility, and expected benefits.

Please submit it at the latest on March 1st, 2020 at midnight via the online form below.

The validity of the projects will be checked by a committee to ensure their quality, feasibility and compliancy with the rules of the Life and Health Science Doctoral School.


Further information on steps 2 and 3 of the call can be found here.

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