03/01/2018

AXA Research Fund Academic Chair of Excellence Programme

Save to favorites

  • ORGANISATION NAME
    AXA Research Fund
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    France
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Funding
  • DEADLINE DATE
    13/06/2018
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Formal sciences
    Humanities
    Natural sciences
    Social sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    Established Researcher (R3) (Researchers who have developed a level of independence)
    Leading Researcher (R4) (Researchers leading their research area or field)

Internationally, the AXA Research Fund supports the creation of innovative research professorships. Each AXA Chair is selected to address a global societal challenge related to one of the following areas: Life & Health; Data & Technology; Climate & Environment; Economics & Insurance.

An AXA Chair holder must have demonstrated outstanding research achievements and leadership qualities. The application must be submitted by the host institution.

 

Evaluation criteria

  • Academic excellence of the candidate and innovative nature of the research program
  • Potential to make a step change in the considered research field
  • Transformative potential of the chair on the host institution
  • Commitment to engage science with society
  • Commitment to open access to data and publications, whenever possible

 

Award duration

  • An AXA Chair is awarded for 5 years in the first instance
  • Renewal is subject to review of past achievements and of detailed future research plans

 

Level and use of the support

  • An AXA Chair is normally funded at a level of up to €120,000 per year
  • The funding can be used to support part of the professor’s salary and support research activities

 

Eligibility and application procedure

 

Deadlines

 

Contact