The Marseille Developmental Biology Institute is recruiting group leaders

The selected candidates will receive support to establish a group in a fully renovated building, have access to cutting-edge scientific core facilities, and will be assisted in obtaining a tenured position, and in securing extramural funding.
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We invite applications from creative early-career scientists investigating a fundamental question in developmental biology to join the IBDM community.

The IBDM is an internationally renowned research center in developmental biology that studies fundamental mechanisms governing the organization and function of biological systems, using multiscale approaches in a range of animal and cellular models. Research activities at the IBDM synergistically connect developmental biology with molecular, cell and computational biology, as well as evolution, neurobiology, physiology, physiopathology, biophysics, and cancer. The IBDM uniquely fosters interdisciplinary approaches by its intimate connections with various research-training networks within the Aix-Marseille University (AMU) (CenTuriNeuroMarseilleICI (Cancer-Immuno), MarMaRa (Rare-Diseases), Marseille Imaging, Canceropôle-PACA).

The IBDM, affiliated with CNRS and AMU, strongly benefits from its collaborative and international scientific culture, English working language, and its fantastic environment on the Marseille Luminy campus, located in the heart of the Calanques National Park.

The IBDM is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusivity. The selected candidates will receive support to establish a group in a fully renovated building, have access to cutting-edge scientific core facilities, and will be assisted in obtaining a tenured position (CNRS or AMU), and in securing extramural funding (ATIP/Avenir, ERC, etc…).

To apply

  • Candidates should provide the following information in a single PDF file: a cover letter explaining their motivation to join the IBDM, a CV, a summary of their main research achievements (2 pages maximum), a future research project (5 pages maximum), and contacts of three references.
  • Applications and queries should be sent to the search committee ( before March 1st 2022.
  • In person interviews will be scheduled from May 2022.


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