Top level doctors, pharmacists and engineers holding a Masters degree or equivalent

Are you dreaming of becoming a researcher who will revolutionise oncology?
Are you really keen to be at the top level of teaching and training?
Join our research teams, amongst the most advanced in the world! 


Applications are closed.

Application procedure

  •  Hold a double degree
  • Contact a thesis director to jointly decide on a subject:
    List of Gustave Roussy Research Units
    – You can find some thesis topics on the ADUM page – ATTENTION sort and select CBMS Doctoral School – Philanthropia funding
  • It is possible to apply and study in French or English.

Methods of selection

Selection will be performed by a scientific committee and will be based on curriculum vitae and research projects submitted. The committee will commence selection early in 2021, after calls for applications in the principal international scientific journals. 8 candidates will be short-listed for interview with final appointment in May 2021. Of the 2 candidates who are finally chosen, half will come from outside France and all efforts will be made to achieve male/female parity.  

If you are chosen to join our 2021 intake, you will be looked after by the best scientific mentors.  

Members of the scientific selection committee

  • Pr Christian Auclair, École Normale Supérieure – Université Paris-Saclay
  • Pr Didier Samuel, Doyen UFR Médecine, Université Paris-Saclay
  • Pr Anne Dejean, Directrice de recherche à l’Institut Pasteur
  • Pr Jean-Charles Soria, Directeur Général de Gustave Roussy / Université Paris-Saclay
  • Dr Pierre Blanchard, Directeur de l’Ecole des Sciences du Cancer, Gustave Roussy-Université Paris-Saclay
  • Pr Fabrice André, Directeur de la Recherche, Gustave Roussy / Université Paris-Saclay
  • Pr Eric Deutsch Directeur de l’Ecole Doctorale Gustave Roussy / Université Paris Saclay
  • Dr Ken Olaussen Directeur Adjoint de l’Ecole Doctorale / Université Paris Saclay
  • Dr Patricia Kannouche, Directrice de recherche, CNRS / Gustave Roussy / Université Paris-Saclay
  • Pr Christophe Massard, Chef du Département d’Innovation Thérapeutique et des Essais Précoces (DITEP) / Gustave Roussy / Université Paris Saclay


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