IARC WHO Senior Visiting Scientist Award in France, 2018

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is seeking applications from applicants to apply for Senior Visiting Scientist Award. International applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is the specialized cancer research Agency of the World Health Organization (WHO). Situated in Lyon, France, IARC houses both epidemiology and laboratory Groups allowing it to fulfil its mission: to coordinate and conduct research on the causes of human cancer, to elucidate the mechanisms of carcinogenesis, and to develop scientific strategies for cancer prevention and control.

Course Level: This is a senior visiting scientist’s award.

Study Subject: The major areas of activity are focused on understanding cancer etiology (including infections, nutrition, lifestyle, environment, radiation, and genetics), developing strategies for cancer prevention (primary prevention, screening, and implementation research), and elucidating the underlying mechanisms of carcinogenesis through studies of molecular and cell biology, molecular genetics, epigenetics, and molecular pathology.

Scholarship Award: The annual stipend will be 48,000 Euros, pro-rata, according to the length of stay. The cost of travel for the Awardee, and in certain circumstances for dependants, will be met, and health insurance covered. The Award should be taken up no later than 30 November 2018.


Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Lyon, France

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

Qualified and experienced senior investigators with more than 15 years’ experience and an outstanding publication record in fields covered by IARC’s programmes.

Nationality: International applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.


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How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Application deadline is November 30, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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