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    Recruitment of a group leader at Institut Cochin, Paris, France

    Deadline for applications: March 15, 2020

    Institut Cochin opens a position for an outstanding scientist wishing

    to establish his/her independent team in the field of immunology and/or host-pathogen interactions.

    Institut Cochin is a leading French biological Research Center, affiliated to INSERM, CNRS and Université de Paris, with 38 independent research groups focusing their activity on axes corresponding to the following scientific departments:

    • Development, Reproduction and Cancer (DRC)
    • Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes (EMD)
    • Infection, Immunity and Inflammation (3I)

    The newly recruited group will be affiliated to the 3I Department.


    This group will benefit from extensive support by, and strong interactions with, the state-of-the-art core facilities of Institut Cochin. These facilities provide all the necessary skills and highly specialized equipment for cutting-edge research.

    Appropriate laboratory space will be available to the selected group leader(s) and an initial support package will be provided. The candidates must meet criteria to compete for national and international research funding. Those who do not have a permanent position in France will have to apply to the ERC and/or ATIP/Avenir programs and/or to French institutional research/teaching positions (CNRS, INSERM, Université de Paris).


    Applications should include:

    • a CV (1-2 pages),
    • a list of publications, patent applications, invited conferences, clinical and/or teaching experience, awards and grants
    • a description (3-4 pages) of the research project

    and be sent to

    Two letters of reference must be sent separately to the same address.

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    Deadline for applications: March 15, 2020.

    Interviews of shortlisted candidates will be held in Paris in May 2020.