The Turing Centre for Living Systems (CENTURI) wishes to attract talented PhD students to the Luminy campus. To do so, CENTURI will fund up to 18 PhD positions to start in 2020. PhD students will work in an interdisciplinary life science environment, and have backgrounds in any of the following fields: cell or developmental biology, immunology, neurobiology, biophysics, theoretical physics, computer science, bioinformatics, applied mathematics, engineering.
Candidates can either a*pply to one of the advertised CENTURI projects or submit their own project,* providing that they meet the application criteria and that their application is supported by at least 2 host labs.
PhD students will be co-supervised by two or three supervisors from our community. Candidates can apply to a maximum of three projects.
Do not hesitate to contact the projects’ supervisors for more information.
Deadline for application: February 16, 2020
Duration: 3 years
On-site interviews: April 28 to April 30, 2020
Expected profile – selection criteria
Candidates will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
• Academic achievements
• Past research experience (internships, master thesis)
• Interest to work in a multidisciplinary research environment
• Enthusiasm and communication skills
Check out our projects: http://centuri-livingsystems.org/recruitment/
Who are we?
CENTURI brings together leading institutes in biology, physics, mathematics, computer science and engineering to decipher the complexity and dynamics of living systems. CENTURI offers an exceptional international environment for the development of interdisciplinary projects, in developmental biology, immunology and neurosciences.
CENTURI is mainly located on the Luminy campus of Aix-Marseille University and is affiliated to Aix- Marseille University, CNRS, INSERM and École Centrale Marseille.