Junior Research Fellowship Program 2020
CALL FOR CANDIDATES
JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Friday October 25th, 2019
1. Program Overview & Eligibility Requirements
The Junior Research Fellowship Program aims at jumpstarting the career of young Thai researchers by giving them the opportunity to develop promising collaboration with their French counterparts.
This program supports Thai post doctorates, graduated in 2015 or after, who are lecturers or researchers in public or private institutions intending to conduct a research project of two (2) to six (6) months within a French laboratory. All fields of research will be considered and the selection will be made based on the criteria of excellence.
For the candidates who are currently PhD student, they must complete their PhD by February 2020, before leaving for France.
The fellowship from the French Embassy includes:
a round trip ticket from Thailand to France,
a monthly living allowance of 1200€,
the OFII and visa fees,
health insurance coverage for the duration of the stay in France.
NB: Neither bench fees nor support for finding housing in France will be provided by the French Embassy. The laboratory or the International Relations Department of the host university should be able to offer assistance on this matter.
2. Selection Process
In order to identify the successful candidates, the selection committee will consider:
The scientific and technical quality of the project
The methodological rigour of the scientific approach
The long term scientific and/or technical benefits
The adequacy with the candidate background & knowledge
A specific attention will be given to applicants who have found other sources of funding for their project and who are lecturers or researchers in public or private institutions.
3. Selection Schedule
Deadline for Submission: October 25th, 2019
Results: End of January 2020
Departures can be scheduled from April 2020
Please note that:
all projects should be finished by December 31st, 2020
only selected candidates will be contacted.
4. Documents to be provided:
The filled and signed application form
Copy of Passport
Up-to-date résumé stating the entire curriculum (including list of publications)
Cover letter explaining motivations and interests in the project
Copy of academic diplomas
Detailed description of the research project to be conducted in France
Letter from the hosting laboratory in France
Schedule of thesis defence, if PhD is still ongoing when applying
Academic and/or professional recommendations
Language proficiency certificates: French (TCF, DELF, DALF, academic degree,…) and/or English (TOEFL, TOEIC, etc.)
Co-funding commitment letter
Application must be sent by email at : email@example.com (you will receive a receipt confirmation)
or by post on a digital support (USB stick or CD-Rom) in a single PDF file to this address:
French Embassy – SCAC/CSU
Attn: Ms. Salisa Limsakul
35 Charoenkrung Rd. Soi 36 (Rue de Brest)
Bangrak, BANGKOK 10500
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:
Friday October 25th, 2019 (date as per postmark)
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