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Group Leader in Immunology

Paris, Ile-de-France (FR)
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Closing date
27 Jul 2024

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Life Science
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Principal Investigator
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Group leader position in Immunology at Institut Necker Enfants Malades, Paris-France

The Institut Necker Enfants Malades (INEM, invites applications for a group leader position in Immunology. Although applicants working in any field of immunological research will be considered, we are particularly interested in colleagues investigating how immune cells interact with tissue resident cells within various organs in health and disease using imaging technologies and associated computational tools, with inclusion of immuno-metabolism, human immunology, or systems immunology approaches. Excellence and a scientific track record demonstrating upward potential will be the principal selection criteria. We promote equal opportunities, strongly encouraging applications from female candidates and welcome applications from early career scientists as well as established PIs who wish to join INEM.

The INEM is a world-class biomedical research Institute affiliated with Université Paris Cité, CNRS and INSERM. The institute has an international staff of around 300 people from more than 20 countries, working in 20 research teams and administrative support services. The INEM is located in Paris, the French capital and one of the most vibrant cultural scenes in the world. INEM teams collaboratively address multiple facets of fundamental science and translational approaches, promoting a holistic understanding of human pathophysiology that associates expertise in multiple organ and inter-organ hormonal communications in the fields of inflammation, immunity, haemato-oncology, growth and metabolism. To achieve this, close ties with the clinical departments of the Hôpital Necker-Enfants Malades on the joint Necker campus are both a fundamental element and critical asset.   

The position includes more than 100m2 lab space with cell culture room and offices, complemented with a competitive start-up package and access to on-site state-of-the-art core facilities ( Assistance will be provided for obtaining a tenured position and attracting competitive European funding as well as establishing collaborations within the Necker campus, Université Paris Cité and the broader Paris area, one of the major science hubs in Europe.

Candidates must have a PhD or MD/PhD. Applicants should submit a single pdf file including (1) a 2-page Curriculum vitae with a list of selected publications, (2) a summary of research accomplishments and future projects (4-page max), (3) a motivation statement for joining INEM (1 page max) and (4) contact information for three referees.  Applications should be submitted before August, 31st, 2024 to

Shortlisted applicants will be informed by October 1st and invited for an audition on site on November 19th, 2024, when interviews and a final evaluation, including by the INEM international scientific advisory board, will take place. Final selection is expected to take place in December 2024. Installation will occur from January 2025 onwards.


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