Offre n°407 : Group leader position

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  • Type d'offre :
  • Ville : Marseille (France)
  • Statut : Recrutement en cours
Date d'arrivée à l'ITMO : Vendredi 24 Janvier 2020



The Mediterranean Institute of Neurobiology (INMED), an internationally renowned Neuroscience Research Center with a long tradition of outstanding research, is seeking to recruit new independent group leaders in all fields of neuroscience. The institute currently hosts 9 research teams (150 people) engaging with a strong cooperative spirit in several fields of neuroscience including physiological and pathological neurodevelopment, neuronal signaling, neural circuits, synapse biology, memory, spatial cognition, motor and sensory functions and various psychiatric and neurological diseases models (epilepsy, addiction, autism).

We welcome applications from individuals at all stages of their independent career who have demonstrated a record of outstanding research contributions, proven their ability to secure sustained funding, exhibit expertise in advanced neuroscience techniques and have demonstrated leadership in their chosen field. As part of the interdisciplinary CENTURI program, we also encourage applications from candidates with a strong computational background.

The successful candidate will run an independent research team. In addition to an attractive startup package, he/she will benefit from state-of-the-art core facilities including two-photon imaging, molecular and cellular profiling, animal behavior platform, animal housing facilities and expert administrative management.

INMED is located in the spectacular scenery of the Calanques national park. Marseille hosts one of the largest European Neuroscience community with 950 scientists, 70 research groups and 12 neuroscience research centers. Marseille’s NeuroSchool is the largest school of neuroscience in France, bringing together a community of students, academics, clinicians, and biotech researchers in a dynamic of pluri-disciplinary excellence.


Cardoso & Represa Lab
Cortical development

Cossart Lab
Circuit basis of hippocampal function

Crépel Lab
Neuronal coding and plasticity in epilepsy

Epsztein Lab
Neuronal coding of space and memory

Khazipov Lab
Early activity in the developing brain

Manzoni & Chavis Lab
Adolescence and developmental vulnerability to neuropsychiatric diseases

Muscatelli Lab
Perinatal imprintings and neurodevelopmental disorders

Robbe & Bureau Lab
The neural basis of sensor-motor learning

Szepetowski Lab
Developmental epilepsies

The applicant should hold a PhD and/or MD in a relevant discipline. Please provide a curriculum vitae, a cover letter including past scientific achievements, leadership experience and future research directions and the list of three referees before June 1st 2020 to Informal enquiries can be sent to Olivier Manzoni ( or Jérôme Epsztein ( INSERM and Aix-Marseille University are committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of scholars.


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