Junior Group Leader Position

Junior Group Leader Position

Institut Curie

Orsay, France

Institut Curie is constituted of a hospital and a world-class multidisciplinary research center combining research in cell biology, genetics, epigenetics, immunology, soft matter physics, organic and medicinal chemistry. It includes over 3,000 researchers, physicians, clinicians, technicians and administrative staff working on three sites: Paris, Orsay and Saint-Cloud. The institute facilities include advanced imaging,high throughput sequencing, bioinformatics, reverse phase protein array, proteomics and mass spectrometry, antibody technologies, cytometry, and animal housing (https://science.institutcurie.
org/platforms/).In addition, the hospital proximity allows access to large clinical databases and sample collections.

Institut Curie is supporting the recruitment of a Junior Group Leader in one of its four strategic research domains entitled “Biology and chemistry of radiations, cell signalling and cancer”, at the research site of Orsay located in an exceptional scientific environment within the campus of the Paris-Saclay University.

The successful applicant will join the CNRS UMR 3348 “Genotoxic stress and cancer” Unit, broadly
interested in genome integrity and gene expression. This Unit is in a unique position to describe
molecular/cellular mechanisms that underlie genome biology at unprecedented levels thanks to inhouse
complementary expertise in DNA replication, recombination and repair, RNA biology,
cytoskeleton control of cell division, cancer biology and single-cell approaches.

Web site of the Unit: https://science.institut-curie.org/research/biology-chemistry-of-radiations-cellsignaling-

The newly recruited group leader will benefit from state-of-the-art research equipment. Appropriate
laboratory space for 6-8 people and a start-up package will be available. Successful candidates should meet criteria to obtain national and international funding, as well as French institutional research positions (CNRS or Inserm).

Please send a personal statement explaining why you are interested in joining Institut Curie, a 3-4 page
research plan, a full CV detailing publications, patents, invited conferences, awards, grants, training and teaching experience and contact details of 3-5 individuals who can be contacted for
recommendation letters.

Pre-selected candidateswill be invited to give a seminar and will be interviewed by an ad hoc

Applications to be sent at: call.umr3348@curie.fr – Deadline: November 18th, 2018
Institut Curie is an inclusive, equal opportunities employer and is dedicated to the highest standards of research integrity.


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Junior Group Leader Position