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Engineer assistant position in Cellular & Molecular Biology


Contribute to the Team research on mechanistic and functional characterization of
signalling circuits in cancer. Develop novel therapeutic and diagnostic tools.

Main activities

  • Generation and characterization of new cell lines.
  • In vitro biological assays (cell viability, drug tests, migration/invasion, …).
  • Immunostaining on fixed cells and tissues.
  • Western blot analysis to establish expression/phosphorylation levels of signals.

Required skills

  • Molecular biology (RTqPCR, cloning), biochemistry, western blot, and cell biology.
  • Expertise in mammalian cell culture (cell maintenance, transfection, selection, …).
  • Expertise in immunostaining is desirable.
  • Self organization, flexibility and multitasks (ability to independently perform experiments
    and to handle a wide variety of techniques under the supervision of laboratory
  • Communication, teamwork, autonomy, knowledge of English (working language of the lab).
  • Capability to present outcomes to supervisors and during Team reports.
  • Autonomous management of a laboratory notebook.
  • Competence on histology and mouse colony handling will be also appreciated.

Work environment


  • Type: Fixedterm contract (CDD)
  • Duration: 12 months (can be extended)
  • Expected date of hiring: 1st march 2023

A motivation letter, a CV and the name of two referees, should be sent by email to Flavio
Maina ( and Aurélie Dobric (

Type of position



Call for Applications Junior Professor Contract

“Innovation to transform models of disease”
Aix-Marseille University (AMU) is offering a Junior Professor contract in the scientific field of several sections of the National University Council (CNU).

PhD position on cell biology of Trichoplax adhaerens

Wanted! Highly motivated candidates wishing to apply for an Aix-Marseille University PhD fellowship to work on the cell biology of epithelia in the emerging model Trichoplax adhaerens. On cherche des candidat-e-s à une bourse doctorale de Aix-Marseille Université pour étudier la biologie des épithéliums dans un organisme-modèle émergeant, Trichoplax adhaerens.