Postdoctoral Computational Biology, Institut Curie, Saint-Cloud, France

Postdoc in France
Postdoctoral Computational Biology: The Cavalli Lab at Institut Curie invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow position focused on the study of treatment resistance in pediatric brain tumors. This role involves joining the collaborative ENCOURAGER project funded by Fight Kids Cancer. The successful candidate will utilize advanced computational methods to investigate tumor heterogeneity and treatment resistance in pediatric gliomas.

Postdoctoral Computational Biology (M/F) – Cancer Genomics (Pediatric Brain Tumors)


Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Area

Cancer Genomics – Pediatric Brain Tumors


Institut Curie, Saint-Cloud, France


  • Recent PhD in Bioinformatics, Statistics, or Computer Science with a passion for Biology.
  • Demonstrated creativity in developing analytic strategies.
  • Strong knowledge in genomics, cancer biology, and statistics.
  • Proven scientific accomplishments through peer-reviewed publications.
  • Excellent computational skills and experience in a Unix environment.
  • Proficient in statistical analysis using R.
  • Experience with high-throughput sequencing data analysis.
  • Desirable experience in single-cell RNA-seq analysis.
  • Proficiency in English and excellent scientific writing skills.
  • Understanding of cancer cell biology and collaborative experience with biologists is a plus.

Job Description


  • Lead and develop a scientific project focusing on tumor heterogeneity and treatment resistance.
  • Perform comprehensive data analysis including quality control, processing, results visualization, and interpretation.
  • Analyze single-cell RNA-seq and single-nucleus ChIP-seq datasets.
  • Conduct high-dimensional data analysis and integrative ‘omic’ analyses.
  • Develop and implement methods to investigate treatment resistance mechanisms.

Training and Skills Required:

  • Strong analytical and computational foundations.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Effective communication skills for interactions with clinicians and biologists.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their CV, a letter of motivation, and contact information of 3 referees to Dr. Cavalli.

Contact Information:

  • Email: [contact email]
  • Dr. Cavalli, Institut Curie

Last Date to Apply

September 30th, 2024



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