Appel à Projets de thèse - Call for PhD Thesis Projects - 2022 LIFE - 3IA - Academy 4

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Publié le 30 mars 2022 Mis à jour le 31 mars 2022
Date(s)

du 28 mars 2022 au 30 mai 2022


March 28, 2022: Launch of the call
May 30, 2022: Deadline for the submission of applications
June 7, 2022: Notification of preselected candidates
June 13, 2022: Interviews (by videoconference if necessary) of preselected candidates
June 15, 2022: Publication of final ranking

 
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L'EUR LIFE - Graduate School of Life & Health Sciences ouvre un appel à projets pour financer 2 thèses interdisciplinaires à l'interface entre la Biologie et l'Intelligence Artificielle, en partenariat avec

- l'Académie d'Excellence 4 "Complexité et Diversité du Vivant"
&
- le 3IA Côte d'Azur - The Interdisciplinary Institute for Artificial Intelligence,


Les modalités de candidature sont décrites ci-dessous et téléchargeables ici :
Call for PhD Thesis Projects 2022 LIFE - 3IA - Academy 4

Les dossiers de candidature, en anglais ou en français, doivent être déposées auprès de :
Sofie.VANMAELE@univ-cotedazur.fr

Pour tout complément d'information, n'hésitez pas à contacter :
Sofie.VANMAELE@univ-cotedazur.fr ou carole.baron@univ-cotedazur.fr

 


CALL FOR DOCTORAL APPLICATIONS 2022
 

SCOPE OF THE CALL
The Graduate School of Life & Health Sciences opens a call for interdisciplinary PhD projects at the interface of Biology, and Artificial Intelligence.
The present call will fund 2 fellowships for 3-year PhD positions with the support of:
- The Interdisciplinary Institute for Artificial Intelligence - 3IA Côte d’Azur (1 fellowship Life/3IA)*
- The Academy 4: Complexity and Diversity of Living Systems (1 fellowship Life/A4)

*Attention: for the fellowship Life/3IA
The project has to match with one of the following 3IA axes:
- AI for Computational Biology and Bio-inspired AI
- AI for Integrative Computational Medicine
The candidate will need to do 64h of mandatory teaching in AI as part of the PhD scholarship.
These requirements are not applicable for the PhD scholarship Graduate School LIFE/Academy 4.

 

APPLICATION GUIDELINES


ARTICLE 1 – ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

The project must imperatively be based on an established collaboration between a team belonging to one of the labs affiliated to the LIFE Graduate School (C3M, ECOSEAS, IBV, IPMC, IRCAN, ISA, LP2M, TIRO-MATOS, UR2CA) and a team from one of the laboratories in secondary affiliation with LIFE (Centre INRIA Sophia Antipolis-Méditerranée, I3S, LJAD, INPHYNI, ICN).
The main supervisor must be Habilitated to Direct Research (HDR) or equivalent, must be affiliated to one of the labs in primary affiliation of LIFE Graduate School. Co-supervising by an expert in AI, including 3IA chair holders, is recommended.

ARTICLE 2 – EVALUATION CRITERIA
➢ Scientific quality and feasibility of the interdisciplinary project
➢ Quality of the supervisor and the main collaborator from the other discipline
➢ Excellence of the candidate according to the Health and Life Science criteria (in particular their ranking/distinction obtained in Master).
➢ Ability of the candidate to master the interdisciplinary aspects of the subject

ARTICLE 3 – DOCUMENTS TO BE PROVIDED
The application must be written in English or in French.

For the research project:
➢ Short scientific presentation of the project is expected (max 1-page recto-verso), that must state the scientific impact, originality, feasibility of the project and the relevance of the interdisciplinary consortium.
Details regarding its supervision management from both disciplines should also be mentioned.

For the candidate:
➢ CV of the candidate
➢ 1 recommendation letter of previous supervisor/tutors
➢ Master transcript including detailed marks (if the Master is not finished yet, a transcript of the grades obtained so far and a letter of the professor in charge of the Master stating at the very least that he/she is confident in the fact that the student will obtain his/her degree)
➢ Motivation letter (max 1-page recto)

For the supervisor and the main collaborator from the other discipline:
➢ Letter explaining the link of the thesis subject with IA (max 1-page recto) and support
➢ Brief CVs, including 5 recent publications over the past 3 years

ALL THESE DOCUMENTS HAVE TO BE CONCATENATED IN A SINGLE PDF FILE IN THE FOLLOWING FORMAT: LAST NAME of the candidate_LAST NAME of the supervisor.pdf

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

ARTICLE 4 – SELECTION COMMITTEE
Applications will be examined by a Scientific Committee made up of 50% of members from the Conseil de l’Ecole Doctorale Sciences de la Vie et de la Santé (ED85)/LIFE Graduate School and 50% of experts recommended by 3IA and Academy 4.

ARTICLE 5 – IMPORTANT DATES
➢ March 28, 2022: Launch of the call
➢ May 30, 2022 : Deadline for the submission of applications**
➢ June 7, 2022 : Notification of preselected candidates
➢ June 13, 2022 : Interviews (by videoconference if necessary) of preselected candidates
➢ June 15, 2022: Publication of final ranking

**The application to this call does not exclude applications to other PhD fellowships

Applications must be sent to the LIFE Graduate School Project Manager: Sofie.VANMAELE@univ-cotedazur.fr

Date(s)
Du 28 mars 2022 00:00 au 30 mai 2022

March 28, 2022: Launch of the call
May 30, 2022: Deadline for the submission of applications
June 7, 2022: Notification of preselected candidates
June 13, 2022: Interviews (by videoconference if necessary) of preselected candidates
June 15, 2022: Publication of final ranking

 
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