The Chairs of Excellence Program aims to attract the best researchers professors, either French or foreign, in France by providing, with the support of the host organisations, substantial means to set up a team and undertake an ambitious research project with a visible impact.
This call for proposals is open to :
* Fundamental research projects,
* Industrial research projects,
The 2011 edition of the programme proposes three types of chairs:
1/ Long-term Junior
Temporary or permanent appointments from 36 to 48 months. The maximum grant per chair will amount to 500,000 €, half of which will be available the first year.
2/ Senior Chairs of Excellence
Temporary or permanent appointments from 36 to 48 months. The maximum grant per chair will amount to 1,000,000 €, half of which will be available the first year.
3/ Short-term Senior Chairs of Excellence
High-level researchers – either foreigners or French expatriates from 18 and 24 months. The maximum grant per chair will amount to 1,000,000 € (candidate’s salary included), 70% of which will be available the first year
CLOSING OF THE CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Research proposals must be submitted on the ANR submission web site before the call for proposals closing deadline:
ON 23/03/2011 AT 13H00 (1 P.M.) (PARIS TIME)
Technical and scientific questions
Ms Brigitte DEBUIRE
Tel: +33 1 45 59 36 90
Administrative and financial questions
Ms. Monique COHEN
Tel: +33 1 39 25 79 70
ANR PROGRAMME DIRECTOR
Mr Joseph JEANFILS
Tel: +33 1 73 54 81 48