Postdoctoral Position in Cellular Genetics, Institut Curie, Orsay, France

Postdoc in France
Postdoctoral Position in Cellular Genetics: The Institut Curie seeks a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to join a dynamic team investigating the spatio-temporal regulation of genome stability mechanisms in response to DNA replication stress. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge research aimed at understanding and resolving genome instability in cancer development.

Postdoctoral Position in Molecular & Cellular Genetics


Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Area:

Molecular & Cellular Genetics, focusing on genome stability and replication stress.


Institut Curie, Orsay, France


  • PhD in Biology, Cellular Biology, or related fields.
  • Fresh PhD graduate or with up to 3 years of postdoctoral experience.
  • Expertise in yeast genetics, genome stability, molecular cell biology, proteomics, and genomic data analysis.
  • Fluency in English; proficiency in French is a plus.

Job Description:

The successful candidate will:

  • Join a research team of approximately 8 members, including PhD students, post-docs, engineers, and researchers.
  • Work on a project aiming to decipher the role of nuclear architecture in maintaining genome stability during replication stress.
  • Use innovative proteomic and genomic approaches within the context of the Space-ForkIn consortium funded by the ANR.
  • Investigate the spatial and temporal organization of molecular circuits that prevent stressed replication forks from turning into pathological DNA structures.
  • Carry out research in a collaborative and interactive spirit, encouraging responsibility and initiative.

How to Apply:

Candidates are required to submit the following documents:

  • CV including a list of publications.
  • Cover letter outlining motivation and scientific curiosity for the project.
  • At least two references from scientific personalities who can recommend the candidate.

Applications should be sent to the provided contact information on Institut Curie’s official website.

Last Date for Application:

January 10, 2024

Additional Information:

  • Type of contract: Fixed-term, starting as soon as possible.
  • Duration: 1 year, renewable for an additional year.
  • Working time: Full-time.
  • Remuneration: According to current grids, including collective catering, transportation fee reimbursement up to 70%, and supplementary health insurance.
  • Institut Curie is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer dedicated to the highest standards of research integrity.

Apply early as CVs will be processed on a rolling basis, and the position may be filled before the application deadline.



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