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Junior Group Leader Position « Genome Integrity, RNA and Cancer » Unit Institut Curie, 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 (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 the « Genome Integrity, RNA
and Cancer » Unit, located at the research site of Orsay (south Paris) in an
exceptional scientific environment within the campus of the Paris Saclay University.
The « Genome Integrity, RNA and Cancer » Unit is 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 in-house complementary
expertise in DNA replication, recombination and repair, RNA biology, cytoskeleton control
of cell division and cancer biology. Web site of the Unit: UMR3348
The newly recruited group leader will benefit from state-of-the-art research equipment. Appropriate
laboratory space for 7 people and a start-up package will be available.
Please send a personal statement explaining why you are interested in joining the « Genome
Integrity, RNA and Cancer » Unit, a 3-page research plan, a full CV detailing
publication, patents, invited conferences, awards, grants, training, teaching experience and
contact details of at least 3 individuals who can be contacted for recommendation letters. The
candidates should also indicate how they intend to raise funding, and specify that they meet
criteria to obtain national (e.g. ATIP-Avenir) and international funding (e.g. ERC starting
Pre-selected candidates will be invited to give a seminar and will be interviewed by an ad hoc
committee in March 2020.
Applications to be sent at: firstname.lastname@example.org – Deadline: January 7th, 2020
Institut Curie is an inclusive, equal opportunities employer and is dedicated to the highest
standards of research integrity.
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