Senior Group Leader Position Institut de Génétique Humaine CNRS-université de Montpellier, Montpellier, France

The Institute of Human Genetics (IGH) of Montpellier opens a call for applications to host an established senior research group to foster interdisciplinary research and innovation in the fields of Nuclear dynamics, Computational Biology, Developmental biology, Cancer and Infectious Diseases.

The IGH is a world-class biology and biomedical science Institute. It provides an exciting scientific environment and benefits from core funding of the CNRS and the University of Montpellier. The IGH is located in the biomedical campus Arnaud de Villeneuve, which is connected to the University Hospitals and the Faculty of Medicine. In addition to IGH, the campus includes the Institute of Functional Genomics, the Center for Structural Biochemistry and the Genopolys Science Outreach center, boasting a research area of over 15,000 m2. This excellent scientific environment is supported by BioCampus Montpellier, a service unit providing a wide range of state-of-the-art facilities, including Genomics, Proteomics, medium and high-throughput Screening, Imaging, Animal Facilities and high-end instrumentation for Structural Biology and Biophysics.

The group leader should have a permanent French academic position. Selection of candidates will be based on international scientific excellence. Particular attention will be given to innovative, high-risk projects. Selected group leaders will receive lab space and support from the IGH, in addition to strong assistance from the grant office for the preparation of applications for grants from French and European agencies.

  • Application deadline: Jun 30, 2019.
  • Notification to shortlisted applicants: July 15
  • Interviews of shortlisted candidates by September 30
  • Starting date for the position: January 2021

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Candidates should send a CV, a one-page description of their achievements, a list of selected publications, a one-page summary as well as a five-page description of their research project.
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