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Apply for the IARC Postdoctoral Fellowships.


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.


The current IARC postdoctoral stipend is € 2,820 per month. The cost of travel for the successful candidate, and in certain circumstances for dependents, will be met, a dependent’s allowance and a training allowance paid, and health insurance covered, within IARC’s maximum liability. Depending on certain conditions, Fellows from LMIC countries will be able to apply for an IARC return grant of max.


● 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 an MD are also eligible to apply on the 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.


30 November 2020.

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