[ Fondation Fyssen – Post-doctoral study grants in France ]


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Date and time 02.04.2021  
Category Call for proposal

The aim of the Fyssen Foundation is to “encourage all forms of scientific inquiry into cognitive mechanisms, including thought and reasoning, which underlie animal and human behaviour; their biological and cultural bases, and phylogenetic and ontogenetic development”.

The Foundation supports research in the following disciplines:

  • Ethology, Psychology,
  • Neurobiology,
  • Social Anthropology
  • Human Paleontology and Archaeology.

The Foundation’s Post-doctoral study grants cover 1-2 years of postdoctoral research at a host laboratory in France.

Who can apply:
  • Carry out postdoctoral research in a laboratory in France, if the PhD was obtained in another country, or outside of France, if the PhD was obtained in France.
  • PhD or equivalent obtained less than 2 years prior to September 1st, 2021.
  • Under 35-year olds at the call deadline.
  • Not installed in the host laboratory for more than 3 months on September 1st, 2021.

Regarding the host laboratory in France: the recipient will be hosted within a framework of a fixed-term contract, and will have to make sure that a convention of co-financing can be signed between the Foundation and the laboratory to reach the level of the gross salary.

Funding & Duration: EUR 40’000 per year for 12-24 months (non-renewable).

Deadline: 2 April 2021, 12:00 a.m. French time (GMT+1)

For further information, please have a look at the call webpage.

Practical information

  • General public
  • Free



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