Organisation/Company: Institut Pasteur
Research Field: Biological sciences Chemistry Medical sciences
Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1) Recognised
Researcher (R2) Established Researcher (R3) Leading Researcher (R4)
Application Deadline: 30/11/2021 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
Location: France › Paris
Type Of Contract: Other
Job Status: Full-time
The call is open to outstanding specialists of either single-particle
reconstruction or of cellular structural biology and tomography. Institut
Pasteur is very well equipped with four state-of-the-art microscopes
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Institut Pasteur is a non-profit private foundation dedicated to fundamental,
interdisciplinary research and to the translation of knowledge for
applications in medicine and public health
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Located in central Paris, it offers an outstanding and unparalleled research
environment with state-of-the-art research laboratories, 20 technology
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and a large bioinformatics and biostatistics support hub
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Successful applicants will be integrated into the cutting-edge
interdisciplinary environment offered within the Department of Structural
Biology and Chemistry. Further information can be found at:
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Candidates need to have an excellent track record in integrated or cellular
structural biology, with projects aimed at solving important biological
problems by means of cryo-EM integrated in a multi-disciplinary approach.
Candidates with strong expertise in image processing for Single Particle
Analysis, Tomographic reconstruction and Sub-tomographic averaging are also
encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to interact
strongly with scientists both within the Department and from other
Depending on their previous experience, successful candidates will be
appointed with a tenure track position to head a group of 6 (G5 track) or 8
people (G5+ track), the latter if they have a previous recognized PI
experience of at least 2 years. These groups will be created for a period of 5
years and may thereafter compete for a 10-year full research group (U10).
Highly attractive packages to match the experience of the candidate will be
provided, including institutional salaries (Principal investigator,
technician, post-doctoral fellows), a substantial contribution to running
costs and equipment, access to on campus state-of-the-art technology core
facilities, as well as support for relocation expenses and administrative
Institut Pasteur values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually
supporting, promoting, and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus
Eligibility: G5 track junior group leaders must be less than 8 years after
PhD, while G5+ track group leaders must be less than 12 years after PhD at the
time of submission. For the G5 track, women are eligible up to 10 years
after their PhD if they have one child and up to 12 years after their PhD if
they have two or more children. For the G5+ track, women are eligible up to 14
years after their PhD if they have one child and up to 16 years after their
PhD if they have two or more children. Exceptional candidates who do not
meet these criteria could nevertheless be considered.
Candidates are encouraged to contact the Director of Technology, Michael
and the head of the Department of Structural Biology and Chemistry, Paola B.
The template for the application can be downloaded at:
Applications should be sent as a single pdf file to
The deadline for submission of the applications is November 30th, 2021, 4:00
pm CET. Shortlisted applicants will be notified by January 31st, 2022 and
invited to an interview in February/March. Offers will be made in late June
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Web site for additional job details
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Organisation/Company: Institut Pasteur
Organisation Type: Other
Website: https: // www. pasteur.fr/en