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1er juillet 2019 : L'UMR 1110 recrute :  Scientist/project leader position in target and drug discovery for chronic liver disease and cancer using computational analyses and single cell RNASeq

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Scientist/project leader position in target and drug discovery for chronic liver disease and cancer using computational analyses and single cell RNASeq

A position as project leader and scientist is open at the Inserm Institute for Viral and Liver Disease (Inserm U1110) and the Laboratory of Excellence HepSYS (Head: Prof. Thomas F. Baumert, MD) at the University of Strasbourg, France. The institute is located in a state-of-the-art infrastructure and an internationally renowned research environment. Inserm and the University of Strasbourg are consistently ranked among the leading research organisations. The Baumert laboratory focuses on the investigation of the cell circuits driving chronic liver disease and cancer and the discovery and development of urgently needed preventive and therapeutic strategies(Aizarani et al. Nature 2019, Lupberger et al. Gastroenterology 2019, Hamdane et al. Gastroenterology 2019, Zhuang et al. Nature Comm 2019, Verrier et al. Cell Rep. 2016, Nakagawa et al. Cancer Cell 2016, Mailly et al. Nature Biotechnol. 2015). Research is funded by the European Commission (ERC AdG and PoC), Inserm, the French Cancer Association, the US National Institutes of Health and Pharma.

What we offer

You will lead a cutting-edge project to uncover key drivers of chronic liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma allowing to discover novel therapeutic approaches using patient-derived tissues and organoids, single cell RNASeq and computational analyses. We provide the opportunity to work in a highly dynamic and international environment and a world-class network within top level research organisations, hospitals and pharma. Furthermore, we offer a competitive remuneration package, mentoring and long-term career opportunities within the Inserm and University of Strasbourg tenure-track program as well as our collaborating partners and pharma.

Profile

You are a highly motivated PhD or MD with a strong background in computational analyses of biological circuits and/or cell biology, have a solid track record of publications and are used to work in an international environment. MDs with interest in translational research are also encouraged to apply. You have excellent communication skills in written and spoken English. French is not required.

To apply, please send your motivation letter (why you are interested in this positionand long-term career goals) and CV (work experience and two references) to Prof. Thomas Baumert (Thomas.Baumert@unistra.fr) and Dr. Catherine Schuster (Catherine.Schuster@unistra.fr).