Call for Fellowships

The Fondation Pour l’Audition (FPA) one call for proposals to support young investigators to strengthen the excellence of French laboratories.

The aim is to support new approaches, to promote multidisciplinary research and, more broadly, to implement innovations and outcomes in order to improve hearing health in the short or long term.

 

Topic

Hearing Sciences

 

Eligibility

Only teams in academic or clinical public or non-profit research institutions are eligible for the call.

 

Postdoctoral fellows

To be eligible for an FPA fellowship, the postdoctoral fellow must:

  • be a French resident applying for a position in a foreign country,
  • not be a French resident applying for a position in a French lab,
  • be a French citizen working in a foreign lab and applying for a position in a French lab,
  • hold a Ph.D. or a M.D./Ph.D. up to 7 years after completing their Ph.D.,
  • obtain a full-time position in the host laboratory.

 

ENT clinicians

To be eligible for an FPA fellowship, the ENT clinician must:

  • be a French resident applying for a position in a foreign country,
  • have completed his/her ENT residency 7 years ago at the most and not hold a PhD,
  • obtain a full-time position for 3 years in the host laboratory for his/her PhD training.

The following are not eligible for the call:

  • host laboratories if they hold an active FPA award by the time of the 2018 FPA fellowship activation, e. October 1, 2018.
  • fellows awarded an FPA fellowship in the past
  • laboratories with an affiliation with members of the FPA Scientific Committee and Board of Directors,
  • Research teams joining the Institut de l’Audition in Paris.

 

Funding

Postdoctoral fellowships are awarded up to 60.000 Euros per year for a full-time salary of 2 years maximum. The exact amount of the fellowship will be set according to the salary grid of the host institution.

The funding is provided annually and continuation of support for an additional year is based on a report to be evaluated by the Scientific Committee.

ENT clinicians are awarded up to 60.000 Euros for a year for a full-time salary (the exact amount of the fellowship will be set according to the salary grid of the host institution) and 20.000 Euros for supplies.

 

Selection process

The call is organized in four stages:

  1. Submission of applications.
  2. Review by the Scientific Committee.
  3. Selection of proposals by the Scientific Committee.
  4. Approval from the Board of Directors.

 

Calendar

December 6, 2017 Launch of the call for fellowships
January 25, 2018 Electronic application deadline
February 8, 2018 Original submission deadline
February 14, 2018 Selection of laureates
May 2018 Award notification
October 1, 2018 Award activation
September 30, 2019 Deadline for grant agreement signature

 

Your contact
research@pourlaudition.org
Tél : +33 1 55 78 20 10

Submit an application

To apply to the 2018 call for fellowships, download the relevant form below. No other form will be accepted. Read and follow the instructions carefully provided in the policies and guidelines of the call for fellowships.

 

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