As part of the project “Partnership for increasing the impact of vector control, PIIVeC”, the Centre for Research in Infectious Diseases (CRID) launches a nationwide call for application addressed to young students, nationals or not residing in Cameroon, for 3 years PhD projects.
Those projects will run for 3 years and focus on arboviroses transmission, molecular bases of metabolic resistance, will involve microbiome’s role in sleeping sickness and malaria vectors.
The applicant must have completed their Master’s degree in the past 3 years in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Biology or any other biomedical field. He/she must demonstrate competences in molecular biology, entomology, epidemiology, statistics and phylogenetic analysis with an appreciable level in oral and written English.
The project will be carried out in the CRID laboratory at Nkoleton, Yaoundé. The candidate will be full time implicated in study design, field expedition, laboratory work and any other task associated to the project. He/she must be able to critically analyze his project, integrate, collaborate and interact with a multi-disciplinary research team.
The application must be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org and should include:
An updated detailed curriculum vitae ;
A letter of motivation ;
The academic transcripts ;
A support letter from previous supervisor.
Closing Date for completed applications: September 15, 2018.
Preselected candidates will be called for an interview on the 24 and 25th September 2018 and the selected ones will start their PhD on October 1st, 2018.