Translational Research Team Leaders
Publication date: 20 November 2013
Institut Curie, is a private, non-profit, charitable foundation, dedicated to fundamental and cancer research as well as cancer patient care. A total of 3000 people contribute to the scientific research, cancer diagnosis and treatment and the teaching and training activities of Institut Curie. Institut Curie offers a unique scientific and medical environment including internationally recognized departments in immunology, cell and developmental biology, genetics and epigenetics, biophysics and chemistry as well as dedicated cancer hospitals with a strong focus on the development of innovative early phase clinical trials. The main malignancies treated in Institut Curie include breast, eye, pediatric, gastro-intestinal and gynecological cancers. Institut Curie gives access to state-of-the-art core facilities (next generation sequencing, genomics, microscopy, mass spectrometry, animal facility, automated-imaging cell-based facility…) as well as large clinical databases and sample collections.
To strengthen its translational research department and foster the links between basic research and care to patients, Institut Curie is seeking to recruit outstanding translational research teams in major translational research areas including molecular pathology, assessment and biology of the metastatic spread, genetic susceptibility factors, immunological approaches, radiobiology, preclinical and early clinical trials including these based on immunological approaches, including these based on immunological approaches. Identification and validation of new biomarkers that are required for an improved diagnosis and prognostic evaluation, for a better assessment of follow-up and response to treatment particularly in the frame of targeted therapies constitute a priority.
Applicants should be MDs with PhD or with equivalent research experience. They are expected to contribute to patients management in the clinical departments and to spend a significant part of their time in the laboratory. Application by PhDs may be considered if excellent connection with the clinical activities can be demonstrated.
A lab space of approximately 50 square-meters and an initial support package including salary for the PI and for a post doc will be provided as well as access to technology platforms and common infrastructures. Applications should include a CV (with list of publications and conferences), a summary of scientific and medical achievements (1-2 pages), a research plan (5 pages) and letters of recommendation.
31 January 2014
How to apply:
Please email your application to:
Dr. Olivier Delattre, Deputy Director for Biomedical Research and
Dr. Sergio Roman Roman, Head of Translationnal Research Department
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