The Labex MME-DII call for propsals 2021-3 is now open and will close on 16 May 23:59 (CET). The following funding schemes are available within the present call:
- PhD scholarships. Labex MME-DII provides 55,000 € of funding in compensation for a 3-year doctoral contract starting in September or Ocbober 2021, including a research budget of 2,500 € available to the PhD student over the course of the contract (as per French regulations, the PhD student’s gross salary must be at least 1,769 € per month without teaching duty). The contract must be offered by a doctoral school of one of Labex MME-DII’s participating institutions and based in one of Labex MME-DII’s research centers. The student must hold a master’s degree by the starting date of the contract. The application must be submitted by the student’s PhD supervisor (or a co-supervisor). Prospective PhD students cannot apply directly but are welcome to make contact with research centers to express their interest.
- Postdoctoral fellowships. Labex MME-DII provides 96,000 € of funding in compensation for a 2-year postdoctoral contract starting in the fall 2021, including a net salary of at least 1,900 € per month without teaching duty and a research budget of 6,000 € available to the postdoctoral fellow over the course of the contract. The contract must be offered by one of Labex MME-DII’s participating institutions and based in one of Labex MME-DII’s research centers. The fellow must hold a PhD degree by the starting date of the contract. The application must be submitted by the fellow’s postdoctoral mentor. Prospective postdoctoral fellows cannot apply directly but are welcome to make contact with research centers to express their interest.
- International chairs to host high-level international researchers at one of Labex MME-DII’s research centers for a duration ranging from 2 to 12 months.Besides conducting research, chairholders contribute to Labex MME-DII’s scientific activity by offering advanced courses, giving seminar presentations, and co-orgainzing scientific events. Funding partly or fully covers expenses related to travel, accommodation, organization of scientific events, and a visiting professor salary. The application must be submitted by the chairholder’s host researcher.
In all cases, the applicant must be a member of Labex MME-DII. Proposals are selected on the basis of their scientific quality, relevance to Labex MME-DII’s agenda, inter-disciplinary nature, and socio-economic impact.
To submit a proposal, please login to the CY Initiative online
and follow instructions therein (you will need to create an account if you don’t have one already). Please note that email submissions are no longer accepted. Also unlike previous years, applications for a PhD scholarship or postdoctoral fellowship need to be submitted the PhD student’s supervisor or postdoctoral fellow’s mentor (it is however possible to add collaborators within the application).