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Team Leader Position (IBPS)

Team Leader Position at the Institut de Biologie Paris-Seine for the Developmental Biology Laboratory (see full post description below)

Please send your application before December 24th, 2015 to and

The Institut de Biologie Paris-Seine (IBPS) is seeking to recruit up to two outstanding group leaders, to establish independent research programs in the Developmental Biology Unit while promoting interactions between various fields investigated at the IBPS. Research projects addressing any fundamental principles of development will be considered. Applications involving quantitative biology approaches, analysis of cellular and molecular processes at the single cell level, stem cells and their ability to form organs/tissues or the role of mechanical forces in development will be particularly welcome.

About the Developmental Biology Unit (IBPS-BD): The IBPS-BD hosts 16 research groups with a commoninterest for the study of embryonic development, meiosis and fertilization. Our research draws on a widevariety of model organisms, including C. elegans, Drosophila, zebrafish, Xenopus, chicken, mice andplants. The complementarity of scientific projects, technical skills and model organisms provides asynergistic and dynamic research environment.

Applicant’s profile and position: The candidates should have an outstanding track record and are expected to obtain independent funding through grant application processes from national and international funding agencies and/or charities. The successful applicant will be allocated 80 m2 of lab and office space and will have free access to the common rooms, equipment and services of the IBPSBD Unit as well as access to the IBPS platforms. Candidates who do not yet have a permanent position in France will have the opportunity to apply for a tenured research position at the CNRS or Inserm.

Applications (in English): Please provide a curriculum vitae (2-3 pages including a list of publications and fundings), a short description of achievements (1-2 pages) and a proposed research program (up to 4 pages) as a single pdf file entitled “LASTNAME_BD_2016.pdf” (email subject: BDCall2016). Please also arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be directly emailed to us.

Please send your application before December 24th, 2015 to and All applicants will be notified of the outcome of the selection process by January 15, 2016 and interviews of selected candidates will take place in February 2016. Final results will be notified by March 2016.

About the IBPS: The IBPS, located in the centre of Paris on the main campus of UPMC, is a large multidisciplinary research institute (600 people, 56 teams, 5 technology platforms) working in five different research areas: Genomics, Evolution, Development, Neuroscience, Ageing. The Institute is affiliated to the Faculty of Biology. It has strong links with the Faculties of Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics on the same campus, and with the neighbouring Faculty of Medicine. The IBPS offers full access to state-of-the-art technology platforms, including rodent and aquatic model facilities, high throughput sequencing technologies, 2D and 3D imaging, mass spectrometry and FACS analysis. It is funded by CNRS, UPMC and Inserm.

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