Postdoctoral Position in Epigenetics at Institut Jacques Monod, Paris 


A Postdoctoral Research position is funded by the Fondation de la Recherche Medicale (FRM) in the group of Sandra Duharcourt at the Institut Jacques Monod (IJM) in Paris, France. The successful candidate will drive a project on the mechanisms and regulation of genome rearrangements in ciliates, particularly the role of epigenetic factors and non-coding RNAs. Experimental approaches include molecular biology, biochemistry, genomics and cell biology, as well as bioinformatics. The position is for an experimentalist with a strong background in biochemistry and/or molecular biology, or a computational biologist.

IJM is an interdisciplinary research institute for basic research in the life sciences. It brings together biochemists, cellular, molecular and developmental biologists to create a multidisciplinary and collaborative environment. It offers opportunities to interact with other institutes in Paris (Institut Curie and Institut Pasteur).

Candidates must have a Ph.D. and an excellent academic and research track-record. The ideal candidate will have the following skills and qualifications : PhD in molecular biology or relevant field. Strong experimental training, experience, and publications from the Ph.D. Ability to work independently and creatively, as well as collaboratively. Strong research and written/oral communication skills are necessary.
Applications (including a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests and a list of three references) should be sent to sandra.duharcourt@ijm.fr.

More information can be found on our website (http://www.ijm.fr/en/research/research-groups/epigenetic-regulation/).