French Partners


Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - ICMCB


The “Institut de Chimie de la Matière Condensée de Bordeaux” (UMR5026) is a Joint Research Unit of the CNRS, of the University of Bordeaux and Bordeaux INP.

The ICMCB has strong expertise in solid state chemistry, materials science and chemical processing. It uses this know-how for the development of new materials and new concepts for materials synthesis, shaping and recycling, covering the application fields energy, environment, health, electronics and photonics. Recently, the ICMCB has also become active in machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Working conditions for the recruited researchers

CNRS offers a 36-months full-time work contract (official working time 38.5 h/week).

Benefits include:

• Access to local facilities and laboratories.
• Tuition fees exemption.
• 45 days paid holiday leave.
• Sick leave.
• Parental leave.

Conditions for PhD enrolment

Successful candidates will be enroled as PhD candidates at the University of Bordeaux.

Applicants must hold a Master’s degree obtained in France or an equivalent qualification awarded following a training course.

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