Institut Curie is recruiting a Director for its Research Center

Institut Curie - Centre de Recherche
Paris, Ile-de-France (FR)
September 27 2018
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Institut Curie is recruiting a Director for its Research Center

The Research Center of Institut Curie in France has 1,200 employees, mainly located in the center of Paris and in Orsay, working in four thematic domains around biology, chemistry, physics and bioinformatics. It is organized into 12 mixed research units (with CNRS, Inserm and Universities), bringing together 89 research teams, one translational research department and 16 cutting edge technological platforms. The consolidated annual budget of the Research Center is about 100 M€.

Main responsibilities of the Director of the Research Center

He/she supervises all the research and support activities of the Research Center (CDR), manages the CDR’s scientific strategy, represents the CDR externally, and implements the MC21 project, including the medico-scientific project which he/ she co-directs with the director of the Hospital. In addition to his/her institutional functions, the CDR director will have the opportunity to develop his/her own research.

Desired profiles and application methods

The candidate must be an outstanding scientist in Life sciences with international recognition, an excellent track record in fundamental research and a proven interest in interdisciplinary approaches and biomedical applications. The applications received will be examined by an international ad hoc committee, by the international scientific board and by the scientific commission of Institut Curie.

Please send your application by email to the following address: These applications will include a full CV and a cover letter for the position. They will be treated confidentially. Deadline for reception of applications is 10th November 2018.