9 Oct 2023Job Information
Biological sciences » Biology
Recognised Researcher (R2)
Established Researcher (R3)
25 Nov 2023 - 23:59 (Europe/Paris)
Type of Contract
To be defined
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?
The Cell Biology and Cancer Department (https: // institut- curie.org/unit/umr144) at Institut Curie in Paris, France is seeking a Junior Group Leader whose primary focus is in cell biology. The Department covers a broad spectrum of topics and fosters quantitative and interdisciplinary approaches.
The newly recruited group will benefit from an environment comprising internationally renowned labs in biology, chemistry and biophysics and a long history of interdisciplinary research and fruitful interactions between different teams. Appropriate laboratory space for 6-7 people and a start-up package including salary support for the candidate will be available.
The institute facilities include an advanced imaging platform with a wide variety of microscopes, from confocal imaging to super-resolution, for live cell and small animal imaging, electron microscopy and cryo-EM. Other facilities include single-cell technologies, small molecule and CRISPR screening, high throughput sequencing, bioinformatics, proteomics and mass spectrometry, antibody technologies and protein purification, cytometry and animal housing (https: // science.institut-curie.org/platforms). In addition, the proximity to the Curie Hospital allows access to large clinical databases and sample collections.Requirements
Biological sciences » Biology
PhD or equivalent
Applicants should have a PhD, postdoctoral research experience and a strong interest to work in a diverse and dynamic research environment. We are looking for applicants with an excellent track record and the capacity to develop an exciting research program (experimental or theoretical) in any area of cell biology. Candidates are expected to establish and develop interactions with other teams of the Department. We work on various aspects of cell biology including intracellular trafficking, cell signaling, molecular motors, cytoskeleton organization, cell migration, cell division and polarity, cell mechanics, morphogenesis, cell metabolism, cell size control, nuclear organization, aging and cancer.
Biological sciences » BiologyBiological sciences » Biological engineering
Years of Research Experience
4 - 10
A salary will be provided waiting for recruitment by CNRS (National concours). Social security is included
A staring package to start up the team will be secured.
The candidate needs to hold a PhD and have several years of post-doctoral experience.
Applications should include a motivation letter, CV, a list of publications, a brief description of past achievements and future research plan (max. 3-4 pages) and names and contact of three referees.
A short list will be established and candidates invited to present their work and research program.
A selection committee composed of intentional specialist will work with Department's group leaders to identify the ideal candidate.Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
Institut Curie / CNRS
12, rue Lhomond
GeofieldWhere to apply
https: // institut-curie.org/unit/umr144
26, rue d'Ulm