AXA Chair Grant

AXA Insurance Group


Grant amount: Up to €600,000

Next deadline: Nov 22, 2018 (Full proposal)

Later deadlines: Apr 13, 2019 (Letter of inquiry), Jun 13, 2019 (Full proposal), Oct 15, 2019 (Letter of inquiry)

Applicant type: Research Scientist Faculty College / University

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Algeria; Bahrain; Belgium; Brazil; Cameroon Expand all

Degree requirements: Applicants must have a completed PhD

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Overview:

For over 10 years, the AXA Research Fund has supported scientific research to empower people to live a better life. 

The AXA Research Fund focuses on everyday issues that are of concern for millions of people while supporting the world's best academic research.

Research Fields

Environment

From natural hazards, to climate change, urban resilience and protection of our natural ecosystems, find out more about the research projects supported by AXA Research Fund to protect our planet.

Health

The AXA Research Fund is dedicated to help reduce health risks, prevent pandemics, detect and treat chronic diseases and promote healthy ageing

New technologies

From data security to artificial intelligence, we work towards transforming the challenges of new technologies into opportunities

Socio-Economics

From the financial risks modeling to geopolitics of conflicts we support research for global economic development

AXA Chairs

What is an AXA Chair

The AXA Chair is the premium funding scheme of the AXA Research Fund. It aims at :

  • creating a dedicated full-time senior academic position in an institution
  • supporting a significant acceleration in the development of a research field
  • fostering a step-change in the career of the appointed AXA Professor

Key Informations

Duration

  • An AXA Chair is awarded for an initial period of 5 years.

Budget

  • 120.000€ per year for 5 years maximum. It is the responsibility of the institution to submit a carefully calibrated budget, justified in a detailed and coherent manner.

Prospective Chairholder

  • The prospective Chairholder is expected to be at least PhD + 10 years minimum, to be of the highest caliber and should have demonstrated outstanding research achievements.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Eligibility:
    • Institutions
      • Academic Institutions located within countries belonging to the AXA Community are invited to apply.
    • Prospective Chairholder
      • The prospective Chairholder is expected to be at least PhD + 10 years minimum, to be of the highest caliber and should have demonstrated outstanding research achievements.
    • Research program
      • The research program should demonstrate its scientific originality and innovative nature.

Ineligibility:

  • Hospital, foundations, NGO, governmental bodies are not eligible for AXA funding.