Ecole normale supérieure, QBio initiative: QBio

669 18854
Position ID:ENS-Department of Physics-JRCQBIO [#18854, QBio JRC 2022]
Position Title: QBio Junior Research Chair
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Paris, Ile de France 75005, France [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Cognitive Neuroscience
Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Life sciences (more...)
Appl Deadline:2021/10/15 11:59PMhelp popup** finished (2021/07/03, finished 2022/01/17, listed until 2021/10/15)
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Position Description

QBio Junior Research Chair (JRC), QBio initiative, Ecole normale supérieure (ENS)-Université Paris Sciences & Lettres (PSL), Paris, France 

The ENS-PSL QBio interdisciplinary initiative on Quantitative Biology seeks candidates for a 2+1-year independent postdoctoral research position (QBio Junior Research Chair). The QBio initiative has the goal of federating and structuring the long-standing multidisciplinary tradition and strengths of ENS-PSL at the frontier of life sciences. Several disciplines are involved, ranging from biology to chemistry, cognitive and computational sciences, mathematics, and physics.

The awardee will develop her or his independent research program. The position can start anytime between January 2022 and October 2022.  It is open to all researchers holding a Ph.D. at the time of starting the position, in the broad area of theoretical quantitative biological and life sciences. All areas of life sciences studied in ENS departments and PSL institutions affiliated with the initiative on Quantitative Life Sciences (Qlife) are covered by the call. Applications that highlight how researchers can interact and foster collaborations between existing ENS departments and/or PSL quantitative biology groups will be appreciated. The position includes an internationally competitive salary.

Application file

Applications through AcademicJobsOnline website, including: Cover letter, Resume with list of publications, Research statement taking into account possible interactions with research groups / faculty within ENS Qbio initiative (maximum four A4 pages) and three letters of recommendation from senior scientists. 

Candidates are encouraged to make early contact with faculty to construct their project, and shall refer to these contacts in the research statement. 


Closing date: October 15, 2021

Short-listed candidates will be interviewed via videoconference in November 2021.

The final decision will be made in early December 2021, for a position starting anytime between January and October 2022. 

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