PhD/Postdoctoral Fellow in the Role of Septins in Epithelial Tissues at Institut Fresnel, Marseille, France

CEMEF Postdoctoral Fellowship in France- Apply by 31 October 2020

PhD/Postdoctoral Fellow: Institut Fresnel is seeking a PhD/Postdoctoral Fellow to join our project SEPTISS that aims at understanding the role of septins in epithelial tissue architecture and mechanics. The fellow will use the Drosophila embryo as a model system and a combination of experimental techniques.

Designation: PhD/Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Area: Role of septins in nondividing, remodeling epithelial tissues

Location: Institut Fresnel, Marseille, France

Eligibility/Qualification:

  • Background in cell or developmental biology, bioengineering, biophysics, or a closely related field.
  • Experience with Drosophila genetics and handling, tissue mechanics measurements, or image analysis and data science is a plus but not required.

Job Description:

The Institut Fresnel is seeking a PhD/Postdoctoral Fellow to join our project SEPTISS that aims at understanding the role of septins in epithelial tissue architecture and mechanics. The fellow will use the Drosophila embryo as a model system and a combination of experimental techniques, including genetics, live tissue imaging, laser manipulation, polarization-resolved fluorescence microscopy, and super-resolution microscopy.

The ideal candidate should be enthusiastic and ambitious to join our efforts in elucidating animal septin organization and function.

Funding:

  • The funding will be provided for a 3-year postdoctoral appointment, or the duration of the PhD thesis.
  • The starting date will be as early as spring 2023.
  • A living allowance will be provided.

How to Apply:

  • Submit a letter of interest
  • Submit a CV
  • Provide contact information for two references

Email applications to:

Last Date to Apply: Open until filled.

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