International Call for the Recruitment of Outstanding Group Leaders at the Center for Integrative Biology of Toulouse

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In order to complement/reinforce its research endeavors in an inspiring, collaborative and cutting-edge environment, the CBI is seeking new talented group leaders, addressing Computational Modeling and Data Analysis, Cellular and Developmental Biology & Biology of Microorganisms.

The Center for Integrative Biology of Toulouse (CBI) is an institute regrouping five research centers in the field of Biological Sciences, at the University of Toulouse and the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). It is located in Toulouse, southwest France, on the main Campus of the Université Toulouse III-Paul Sabatier, which offers a multidisciplinary education in the fields of science, health, engineering, and technology, developing one of the most important scientific research clusters in France.

The CBI is seeking new talented group leaders, addressing:

  • Computational modeling and data Analysis, including computational analysis of large data-sets, network analyses, physics and mathematical modeling connected to research themes of the CBI
Job description - CSB
  • Cellular and Developmental Biology, existing groups are interested in a variety of topics including morphogenesis and biophysics, progenitor/stem cell biology and regulatory circuits using model organisms
Job description - CBD
  • Biology of microorganisms, including bacteria, archaea and their viruses; existing groups are developing an integrative analysis of a variety of key and fundamental aspects of these microorganisms, including genetic transformation, membrane protein biogenesis, RNA and protein quality control, genome dynamics, evolution and genomics, and gene regulatory networks
Job description - MIC


Applications (about 10 pages, in English) are to be sent before June 14, 2018, as a single file named LASTNAME_CBI2017_CSB or CBD or MIC call.pdf to and should include:

  • a cover letter,
  • a CV,
  • three reference letters
  • a summary of achievements and future research interests.


Mid-July: Preselection of candidates
Mid-September: Interview of preselected candidates by the selection committee and presentation of the research project at the CBI.
Late-September: Outcome of the selection process