Mid-career group leader position at Institut Pasteur Chemical biology

Institut Pasteur
Paris, Ile-de-France (FR)
September 25 2020
Life Sciences
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Mid-career group leader position at Institut Pasteur Chemical biology

Institut Pasteur (Paris, France) announces an international call for a mid-career (equivalent to associate professor/senior lecturer) group leader position in the field of Chemical Biology.

The role of this new research group will be to reinforce the capacity of the Institute in Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry to develop new chemical entities to explore biological processes in vitro and in living organisms (chemical probes) and to propose new treatment and prevention strategies or detection methods (drugs, therapies, vaccines and diagnostic tools) within the main research areas of Institut Pasteur (antimicrobial resistance, emerging infectious diseases, cancer and neurological diseases). The candidate will have the mission to lead projects at the interface of Chemistry and Biology in close collaboration with the biologists and physicians of the Institute.

Successful applicants will be integrated into the cutting-edge interdisciplinary environment offered within the Department of Structural Biology and Chemistry. Further information can be found at: https://research.pasteur.fr/en/department/structural-biology-chemistry/

Institut Pasteur is located in central Paris and offers an unparalleled research environment through its state-of-the art research laboratories combining fundamental and translational research, integral biological services capability, cutting-edge scientific equipment, and technologically-advanced platforms (https://research.pasteur.fr/en/).

Applications will be evaluated on the basis of scientific excellence. Successful candidates will be appointed with a permanent position. In addition, highly attractive packages to match the experience of the candidate will be provided, including institutional salaries (principal investigator, technician, secretary, postdoctoral fellows), a substantial contribution to running costs and equipment, access to on campus state-of-the-art technology core facilities, as well as support for relocation expenses and administrative matters.

Candidates are encouraged to contact the head of the Department of Structural Biology and Chemistry, Paola Arimondo (paola.arimondo@pasteur.fr) for inquiries.

The template for the application can be downloaded at: Template_BiolChem Applications should be sent as a single pdf file to: AAC_BiolChem@pasteur.fr

The deadline for submission of the applications is January 31 st , 2021, by 4:00 pm CET.

Short-listed candidates will be contacted mid 2021 for an interview.

Contact: AAC_BiolChem@pasteur.fr *Institut Pasteur is an equal opportunity employer, committed to achieving gender balance and strongly encourages applications from women.

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