Post-Doctoral Researcher in Biochemistry/Biophysics, Paris, France

Postdoc in France

Post-Doctoral Researcher in Biochemistry/Biophysics: We are seeking a highly motivated Post-Doctoral Researcher to join the “Regulation of Actin Assembly Dynamics” team at the Institut Jacques Monod, Université Paris Cité, Paris. This position focuses on characterizing the mechanical properties of actin filament networks, leveraging advanced quantitative in vitro methodologies.

Post-Doctoral Researcher in Biochemistry/Biophysics of the Cytoskeleton

Designation: Post-Doctoral Researcher

Research Area: Biochemistry/Biophysics of the Cytoskeleton

Location: Institut Jacques Monod (UMR7592 CNRS/Université Paris Cité, Paris, France)


  • PhD in Biology, Soft Matter Physics, or related field
  • Strong interest in Biology/Biochemistry
  • Independent work capability and collaboration skills
  • Proficiency in scientific English (minimum level B1)
  • French language skills are not required

Job Description: The successful candidate will join a collaborative project to explore how actin regulatory proteins influence the architecture and dynamics of actin networks. This role involves:

  • Participating in project design
  • Developing and utilizing new methodologies
  • Conducting and quantitatively analyzing experiments
  • Modeling data
  • Communicating results
  • Writing reports and research articles

The researcher will employ a variety of techniques, including fluorescence microscopy, microfluidics, optical tweezers, and micropatterning to manipulate and study fluorescent filaments.

Work Context: The Institut Jacques Monod (IJM) is a premier research center for fundamental biology in Paris, housed in an 8,000-square-meter facility on the Université Paris Cité campus. The IJM hosts around thirty research groups specializing in cell and developmental biology, biophysics, and genomics, providing a vibrant and multidisciplinary research environment. The postdoctoral researcher will have access to cutting-edge equipment, including photonic microscopy, electron microscopy, and flow cytometry platforms.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should apply before July 15th, 2024, through the following link: Apply Here.

Last Date for Application: July 15th, 2024

Join us to advance our understanding of cytoskeletal dynamics and contribute to groundbreaking research in a stimulating scientific environment!



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