Connecting European Neuroscience

ERC-funded Researcher in Tours/France

17 March 2020

ERC-funded Researcher in Tours/France

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We are seeking for a researcher to work on Autism Spectrum Disorders field to join an ERC-funded project. The project aims to identify the molecular and cellular substrates underlying social behavior using transcriptomic and single cell technologies.

The position is for a minimal period of two years and up to 4 years (gross salary 5480€ monthly) and involve an international mobility. The applicant should not have stayed in France for more than 12 months in the last three years. The researcher will be assisted all along the project by a research technician and will join the dynamic of the ERC project (2 PhD students and two postdocs). We will fully support the candidate to apply for tenured position at CNRS and INRAE.

The position will belong to the CNRS, one of the most well-established French research institute in the World. Our unit is a joint research unit between the CNRS, INRAE, and the University of Tours, located at the Loire Valley (South of Paris). Our unit has a strong expertise in social behavior with the unique animal facility of more than 10 animal models. The researcher will benefit from this unique expertise and the multidisciplinary expertise (omics, bioinformatics, pharmacology) of our team. The ERC starting grant provides all the financial and material support.

Key requirements:
Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent degree in Omics/biostatistics or Neuroscience fields, between 4 to 10 years after their PhD, and fulfill the mobility requirement. In addition, to apply for tenured position, the candidate must have a strong track record of publications (minimum three publication as first author in high impact journals).

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Closing date:
Employment start date:
Contract length:
up to 4 years
Physiology of reproduction and Behavior
System biology and pharmacological innovations

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Lucie Pellissier
Unit PRC Physiologie de la Reproduction et des Comportements

INRAE UMR85, CNRS UMR7247, Université de Tours, IFCE
Centre INRAE Val de Loire
F-37380 Nouzilly, France

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