Presentation on theme: "1 UTT PhD School Start of the academic year 2014-2015 September 29-30, 2014."— Presentation transcript:
1 UTT PhD School Start of the academic year September 29-30, 2014
2 Today’s Program (Sept. 29) 09h00Welcoming drink (Ellidoc), Building M Hall 09h45Presentation of the PhD School (for all, C001) 10h45Group photograph + Posters (organization of UTT, policies at UTT, M104) 12h00Lunch (M104) 14h30Plenary talk : Pr J.M. MONTEIL, C001 : « Les comportements individuels et les performances collectives (Individual behavior and collective performance) » 15h30Round table : « Travail de groupe dans l’activité de recherche scientifique et de développement : regards croisés de doctorants et de chercheurs expérimentés (Group work in the scientific research and development activities: viewpoints of doctoral students and experienced researchers) », Pr M. COMBARNOUS, moderator 18h00 Drink and welcome dinner (Snack, next to the « Accueil » ) (All the PhD students are invited… those who attended J.M. Monteil’s talk and the round table are even more welcome…)
3 Tomorrows Program (Sept. 30) 09h30Incoming students meeting (K203) 10h15Visit of UTT 11h00 Welcome by your research team CREIDD : 30/09 04:00pm - T215 (N. Troussier) GAMMA 3 : 30/09 04:30pm - G110 (H. Borouchaki) LASMIS : 30/09 02:30pm - E013 (P. Lafon) LM2S : 30/09 11:10am - G110 (P. Beauseroy) LNIO : 30/09 11:10am - E013 (R. Bachelot) LOSI : 30/09 11:10am - G110 (J. Rubaszewski) Tech-CICO : 30/09 03:00pm - T215 (P. Salembier) STMR : 30/09 11:10am - G211 (E. Châtelet)
4 Your PhD school Nr of PhD STUDENTS
5 Your PhD school
7 Meeting with the responsible of your specialty ISOCORD : 30/09 02:00pm – T215 (P. Salembier) M2ON : 06/10 10:00am – E013 (P. Lafon) OSS : 07/10 03:00pm– G110 (M. Fouladirad)
8 Program of the 1st week Today : Start of this new academic year From Tuesday to Friday : Incoming PhD students meeting (Tuesday, 9:30 am, K203) 1st year registration by appointment only with Isabelle Leclercq (E203, tel 7624) 2 nd and following years registration (please drop your fully completed forms at the PhD school, into the dedicated basket, next to E205) Every registration of a new PhD student requires an appointment (tel 7624) with the PhD school (E203)
9 To register Fully completed registration forms with all the required documents Signed thesis charter form (for new PhD students) Signed Information System charter (for new PhD students) Signed course plan (fiche pédagogique) ( for all) For new PhD students, an appointment with the PhD School is mandatory : uncomplete forms will be rejected and a new appointment will be required. For other PhD students, The PhD school is open… EVERY AFTERNOON, but you can also drop your FULLY COMPLETED registration file into the basket (E205)
10 Collection of documents Proof of registration (Certificat de scolarité): on specific summoning from the PhD school (sur convocation spécifique de l’ED), from October 6, E205 Student Card: for new PhD students only, about one week after your registration, on specific summoning from the PhD school (sur convocation spécifique de l’ED) Resident Card (titre de séjour): UTT is in charge of resident cards. Please do not go by yourself to the prefecture ! Please contact the PhD school (Pascale Denis, tel 7614) at least 2 months before the deadline of your resident card
11 Do you need advice or information ? For academic purposes: the responsible of your specialty ISOCORD (and DD, RACOR) : Pascal Salembier (T102 bis, tel 9677) M 2 ON (and SMM, ONT) : Pascal Lafon (E115, tel 5655) OSS : Mitra Fouladirad (G213, tel 8072)
12 Administrative purposes: The PhD school, open from Monday to Friday afternoons ONLY: 2.00 pm => 4.30 pm Isabelle Leclercq (E203, tel 7624) Thérèse Kazarian (E205, tel 8573) Any questions relative to grants, scholarships: Pascale Denis (E207, tel 7614) Ling Gong (for CSC funded Chinese students, K006, tel 7683) Resident cards: Pascale Denis (E207, tel 7614) Thérèse Kazarian (E205, tel 8573 ) Do you need advice or information ?
13 Personal purposes: (including housing, transportation, …) Geneviève Roy (S003, tel 8035) Ling Gong (for CSC funded students, K006, tel 7683) Policies: (procedures, constitution of the jurys, required ECTS credits, …) - documents de l’utt - Ecole Doctorale (in French) the « Guide du Jeune Chercheur » (Young Researcher’s Guide) Do you need advice or information ?
14 The PhD: what is it ? Full time research work Development of skills (scientific… but also company oriented, innovation…) Tools for finding a (good) job and to apply for Seminars (professional tools) Final objective: to find a (good) job !
15 The PhD : both a research based and a professional based experience The main coach: your PhD supervisor(s) Daily assistance: the PhD school PhD « global » monitoring: Progress evaluation (during the 1st year) Interview at the beginning of the 3rd year Whenever you want ON YOUR OWN INITIATIVE ! The key success factor: an adequate coaching
16 Training ST-type courses : Science and Technology Lectures proposed by the specialties – 4 ECTS credits / lecture. Lectures proposed by other institutions, summer schools… can be validated as ST credits by the responsible of your speciality A prior agreement from the responsible of your specialty is required !!! Without this prior agreement, no credits will be awarded 8 ECTS credits (2x20h) are required prior to your PhD defence
17 SHIP-type lectures: Human Sciences and Professional Skills 12 SHIP credits (60 h) are required prior to the PhD defence The lecture « MRIS : Méthodologies de Recherche (et de transmission) d’Informations Scientifiques et techniques» is mandatory (2 SHIP credits): 11, 12 December (UTT Library) Training
18 See the list in the « Guide du Jeune Chercheur » (in French) Oral presentation at an international conference (2 SHIP credits) Lectures proposed in other curricula at UTT (engineering, master) Lectures proposed by other institutions… BUT For the each of these 3 possibilities, a prior agreement from the responsible of the PhD school is required !!! Without this prior agreement, no credits will be awarded Training SHIP-type lectures: Human Sciences and Professional Skills
19 SHIP-type lectures : « foreign » languages English oLevel evaluation (in February) oRegistration to ED04 (Scientific Communication in English) if your level is adequate (4 SHIP credits) oInclusion into the English courses of UTT (2 SHIP credits if you validate LExx AND if you get the BULATS level 1) French as a foreign language : long lasting training or intensive lessons (Contact : PhD school) Training
20 SHIP-type lectures: professional skills development (in French…) ED02: Managing and supervising of projects (4 SHIP credits) ED03: Economy of innovation and recovery (4 SHIP credits) … ED06: Doctoriales (in 2015) (4 SHIP credits) … ED08: Resume writing and recruitment interview simulation (2 SHIP credits) ED09: Competitive intelligence (2 SHIP credits) … Training ED11: From personal skills to professional project (4 SHIP credits) ED14: Team management (4 SHIP credits) See the « Guide du jeune chercheur »
21 Other tools for professional insertion (I) The NCT or how to value your PhD: a skills appraisal for 3 rd year PhD students (comment valoriser son doctorat : un véritable bilan de compétences) Contact: PhD school Information : (registration form avalaible since mid-November… to be confirmed ) Registration deadline (PhD school): beginning of December Training
22 Other tools for professional insertion (II) L’ « allocation d’enseignement » (contrat doctoral) A teaching experience and a preparation to the associate professor job (and some more money…) TITS (Technologic and Scientific Investigation) ( Pierre Michel Adam ) Supervision of UTT students Seminar « Journée des Métiers de la Recherche » Training
23 But: présenter votre sujet de thèse à un binôme d’étudiants de 2ième année (TC 3/4) Expliquer le contexte scientifique Revenir sur les bases nécessaires à la compréhension Les faire participer sur un petit bout d’expérience Format: Encadrement d’environ 2h/semaine Rémunération: 8 UTP ou 2 journées de formation des moniteurs UV T.I.T.S. Recherche
24 UV T.I.T.S. Recherche Exemple de sujets: Eco-conception : comment proposer des processus internes pour les entreprises (CREIDD) Les nanocristaux de silicium (LNIO) Confiance numérique sur Facebook (ERA) La rétro-conception dans un contexte d'assemblage de pièces mécaniques (LASMIS) … etc… ATTENTION: seuls les doctorants autorisés à enseigner (via leur contrat) peuvent participer !
26 A specific program to develop skills to work in companies Proposed by the association of directors of the French engineering schools (CDEFI) To strengthen relations between doctors and companies To assess your « know how » to work in private companies Requirements Specific registration to the PhD school (application form + interview) A research work « in connection with » industrial companies 16 SHIP credits (instead of 12) required in company-oriented lectures (ED06 : « Doctoriales » is mandatory) or in English PhD school lectures A short written report on the acquired knowledge An oral presentation of your company-oriented skills Certificate awarded by a specific jury with a « certificate » delivered during the PhD defence by the president of the PhD examination jury. The CPE certificate: « Engineering For Companies »
27 One of the main objectives of our PhD school : to keep informed of your professional situation A necessary feedback to the PhD school Annual survey on the professional situation of our doctors Contact : PhD school and ASANUTT Life lasting address : A very simple way to stay in touch Please stay in touch with your PhD school
28 Your elected representatives to the PhD school council Permanent members (4) : Deputy members (4) : Your representatives will be elected on december 4, DO NOT FORGET TO VOTE !
29 Events of UTT’s PhD School « Doctoriales »: One full week (May or June 2015), Joint organization UTT, URCA, UTC, UPJV In 2015, the organizer-in-chief will be URCA Concerns mainly the PhD 2 (and PhD 3) Considered as a « SHIP-type lecture », 4 SHIP credits. Mandatory to validate the certificate « CPE » Exclusively in French A specific information meeting will be organized
30 The UTT’s PhD School Animation « Research Jobs Day » or « Journée des Métiers de la Recherche »: One full day: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (date to be defined): Joint organization UTT, UTC, UPJV, URCA In 2015: the organizer-in-chief will be defined later Concerns all the PhD as well as the Master students Gives an overview on the main perspectives for doctors employment
31 The UTT’s PhD School Animation The « PhD students’ Forum » or « Le Forum des Doctorants »: One full day Thursday April 9, 2015, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm UTT organization: Ellidoc with the support from the PhD School Made by all the PhD students towards the UTT community: Master degree and Engineering degree students and overall UTT staff Call for the LOC: Local Organization Committee
34 Regularly … … Please visit
35 Many Thanks ! See you now for the group picture in M104 (posters + lunch) at 11:00 am
36 Incoming PhD students : WELCOME !
37 A picture is required to get your Student Card Your registration done, you must go to the office P011 to have your picture taken. This picture will be reproduced on your student card This office will be open on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 4 pm to 5:30 pm You must know your UTT student number (indicated during registration) If you intend to go to the university restaurant and want to buy tickets with your student card, please visit
38 The Information System charter Good use of the information system A charter to sign at your first registration Definition of rights and obligations of parties A document concerning all the levels of the information system Law and regulation The RENATER (National Network for Technology, Teaching and Research) network UTT specific rules A reference document for the good use of our information system
39 SCD and bibliography Literature review requires help from professionals ! MRIS: « Méthodologies de recherche et de transmission d’informations scientifiques », a mandatory lecture (2 SHIP credits) to discover tools for an efficient literature review. MRIS: December 11-12, 2014 (UTT Library) The SCD (UTT library) resources…
40 The thesis charter A memorandum of understading between all protagonists An agreement signed by all the protagonists Definition of rights and obligations of parties Specific forms relative to the smooth progress of your PhD Progress Funding Scientific foundations Administrative information A reference document for all the duration of your thesis
41 Initial choices are important … Initial choices will affect your future No teaching activities => no job in universities No publications => neither a job in a university nor in a research organization No knowledge of companies => no job in any company (see the CPE certificate)
42 The thesis A personal contribution to research into a team The thesis is your thesis The thesis is a first professional experience based on research and innovation The function of your supervisor(s) is to help you to reach the goal that has been jointly defined The thesis is a project and must be managed as any project The thesis ensures personal skills development (technological and scientific skills… but not only…)
43 Language training Improving your English is of your initiative, Level evaluation (in February), then you can attend English lessons with other UTT students Contact : PhD school If you want to improve your communication skills in scientific English: ED04 (4 credits)… after level evaluation The result of your research is not only the « know how », it is important to be able to communicate with others… in English (and in French)
44 Improving your French (Dominique MASSON) The thesis can be written in English… (international co-supervision, non French- speaking members of the jury…) but a extended abstract (20-30 pages) has to be written in French You can (must) improve your French by attending « French as a foreign language (FLE) » lessons with UTT engineering and master students Some available possibilities (after level evaluation: October 2, October 9, both at 3:00pm): oShort intensive lessons oLong lasting French training Contact: PhD school
45 Personal problems ? You might have personal problems or anxiety: we can help you ! Please do not keep them only for your own or for your friends The director of the PhD school can help you (5681, E201) if and only if he is informed of your problems… For lodging and transportation: Geneviève Roy (8035, S003) For resident cards: Pascale Denis (7614, E207) For health problems: Claudine Mottot (7671, S007) For anxiety or psychological problems: Claudine Mottot (7671, S007)
since 11h00 today : welcome by your research team CREIDD : 30/09 04:00pm - T215 (N. Troussier) GAMMA 3 : 30/09 04:30pm - G110 (H. Borouchaki) LASMIS : 30/09 02:30pm - E013 (P. Lafon) LM2S : 30/09 11:10am - G110 (P. Beauseroy) LNIO : 30/09 11:10am - E013 (R. Bachelot) LOSI : 30/09 11:10am - G110 (J. Rubaszewski) Tech-CICO : 30/09 03:00pm - T215 (P. Salembier) STMR : 30/09 11:10am - G211 (E. Châtelet) PLEASE DO NOT FORGET
47 Do not forget the meeting with the responsible of your specialty ISOCORD : 30/09 02:00pm – T215 (P. Salembier) M2ON : 06/10 10:00am – E013 (P. Lafon) OSS : 07/10 03:00pm– G110 (M. Fouladirad)
48 Thant you for your kind attention … and regularely visit … in order to get additional information