The call for applications for IARC Postdoctoral Fellowships in 2021–2023 is now open.
Over more than 50 years, the IARC Fellowship Programme has trained more than 600 rigorously selected early career scientists from more than 80 countries. Since 2005, IARC Postdoctoral Fellowships have been tenable only at the Agency. For this call, only early career scientists from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are eligible to apply.
Fellowships are tenable at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in Lyon, France. The fellowship is for a period of two years (a brief interim report during the 1st year of the Fellowship as well as a final report at the end will be required).Table of Content
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Candidates are required to prepare their research proposal in line with IARC’s three emerging priorities, as stated below:
Proposals focusing on cancer and COVID-19 will also be considered (IARC host Section: Cancer Surveillance (CSU)).
Interdisciplinary projects are encouraged. Candidates should contact the IARC Host Group of their choice before applying in order to interact closely to establish a research proposal of mutual interest, within the framework of the above-mentioned research areas. For each Section/Group precise contact information is available in “General information” under the “Staff” tab: http://www.iarc.fr/en/research-groups/index.php).
Only candidates from LMIC are eligible (according to the World Bank Classification list). All candidates are required to have finished their doctoral degree within five years of the closing date for application, or must be in the final year of their doctoral degree (their degree must have been awarded by the time of starting their Fellowship). Candidates with a MD are also eligible to apply on condition that their research experience can be considered equivalent to that of a candidate with a doctoral degree. The working languages at IARC are English and French. Candidates must be proficient in English at a level sufficient for scientific communication. Candidates currently at IARC as fully-funded postdoctoral scientists, or candidates who have been at the Agency as a postdoctoral scientist or a doctoral student for a period greater than six months, cannot be considered.
For more details, visit WHO/IARC website