Call for Short Contracts (A)

The DATAIA Institute supports research in data science in the broadest sense - including computer science, mathematics and the humanities and social sciences - through an annual call for short contracts (PhDs and post-docs).
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Call for Short Contracts (A)

  • Prerequisites
  • Submission procedure


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Short contract proposals are intended to help PhD students or post-docs to finalize and improve the work done in their project. This may involve novel scientific contributions, software developments or novel application of an existing ideas. Applications are for a duration from 6 to 12 months. However, the committee has the possibility to reduce them to 6 months to allocate more fellowships.

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  • The project leader must belong to a laboratory of a DATAIA partner institution listed in appendix 2 of the call;
  • The proposal must fall within the scope of DATAIA issues;
  • Projects involving several laboratories from different DATAIA partner institutions will be highly appreciated.

It is not imperative to have a candidate before submitting the project. Full terms and conditions are available in the call text.

Submission procedure
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1 - Mandatory information

  • Project title;
  • Names and contact details of supervisors;
  • Names of host laboratories and/or research teams;
  • Name and CV of the student who will carry out the internship.

2 - Project description (2 pages):

  • Purpose of internship, link to DATAIA;
  • List of partners' previous collaborations (if any);
  • Positioning of the project in terms of research and development.

3 - Financial appendix :

  • Amount of funding requested and duration of internship;
  • Planned start and end dates of internship;
  • Name of the institution receiving and managing the funds disbursed;
  • Names and contact details of administrative and financial contacts in charge of project follow-up.

A template is available for download.
The application must be sent by the host laboratory to