23/11/2020

SMART LOIRE VALLEY PROGRAMME

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    LE STUDIUM
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    France
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Funding
    Mobility Incoming
  • DEADLINE DATE
    11/02/2021
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Formal sciences
    Humanities
    Natural sciences
    Professions and applied sciences
    Social sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    Established Researcher (R3) (Researchers who have developed a level of independence)
    Leading Researcher (R4) (Researchers leading their research area or field)

Description

The SMART LOIRE VALLY PROGRAMME is launched every year by LE STUDIUM Loire Valley Institute for Advanced Studies. The call for applications does not target any specific research themes. It is open to experienced international researchers in all disciplines wishing to join a research laboratory (including universities, public research institutions and enterprises) in Centre-Val de Loire region.

The call for applications, open from November each year to February next year, offers different innovative award formats designed to stimulate international scientific exchanges, to increase interdisciplinary research, to create synergies between academic disciplines and potential links with the industrial world.

The programme aims to develop outward looking interdisciplinary teams with a reputation in developing the EU research and economic landscape. Candidates and proposals are evaluated by independent external peer reviewers and an international independent Scientific Council to select the best candidates and high added-value research projects.

It aims to boost international scientific exchanges in the Centre-Val de Loire region (France), to increase research capacity and to promote mobility and career development of researchers through a transdisciplinary approach.

The SMART LOIRE VALLEY programme offers various awards: Fellowship Awards, Professorship Awards, Visiting Researchers Awards and Consortium awards (The call for application guidelines is available online on  LE STUDIUM website).

The SMART LOIRE VALLEY Fellowship Award :

- Format: consecutive 12-month residency in a laboratory of the Centre-Val de Loire region 

- Research discipline: open to all scientific thematics and fields;

Award: full salary, fully furnished accommodation, relocation administrative support, integration in the scientific communicty, opportunity to organise an international event related to the research project and take part to international scientific events during the residence.

Eligibility: open to all experienced international scientists, in all research disciplines.

Candidates must have at least 5 years of postdoctoral experience, haved lived and worked as a researcher continuously for at least 5 years outside France and meet the EU rules of international mobility.

 

The SMART LOIRE VALLEY Professorship Award :

- Format: non consecutive 12-month residency in a laboratory of the Centre-Val de Loire region (3 consecutive months every year during 4 years)

- Research discipline: open to all scientific thematics and fields;

Award: full salary, fully furnished accommodation, relocation administrative support, integration in the scientific communicty, opportunity to organise an international event related to the research project and take part to international scientific events during the residence.

Eligibility: open to all experienced international professors, in all research disciplines.

Candidates must have at least 5 years of postdoctoral experience, haved lived and worked as a researcher continuously for at least 5 years outside France and meet the EU rules of international mobility.

 

The SMART LOIRE VALLEY Visiting Researcher Award:

- Format: 3 to 12 consecutive months support for a residence in a laboratory of the Centre-Val de Loire region;

- Research discipline: open to all scientific thematics and fields;

Award: fully furnished accommodation, relocation administrative support, integration in the scientific community, opportunity to take part to international events during the residence.

Eligibility: open to all experienced international researchers, in all research disciplines.

Candidates must have at least 5 years of postdoctoral experience, haved lived and worked as a researcher continuously for at least 5 years outside France, be on leave from their home institution with a salary maintenance and meet the EU rules of international mobility.

 

To Apply click here

Submissions should be processed online before the 11th February 2021, 5:00pm CET.

 

 

 

 

 

Attachments

guidelines_campaign_2021.pdf (1.49 MB)

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