Ecole Normale Supérieure, Department of Physics

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Position ID:ENS-Department of Physics-QBIO_JRC [#26143]
Position Title: QBIO Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Paris, Ile-de-France 75 005, France [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Cognitive Neuroscience
Chemical Biology
Life sciences / Biology
Physical Biology
Biophysics (more...)
Appl Deadline:2023/12/03 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/10/10, finished 2024/05/03, listed until 2024/04/13)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

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 (see the QBio Website at

Awardees will develop their independent research program, with the position starting anytime between the Spring and the Fall of 2024. It is open to all researchers holding a Ph.D. at the time of starting the position, in the broad area of theoretical quantitative biology 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 a cover letter, Resume with a list of publications, Research statement taking into account possible interactions with research groups/faculty within the 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.

Schedule Closing date: December 3, 2023
 Short-listed candidates will be interviewed in January 2024. The final decision will be made right after the interviews, for a position starting anytime between the Spring and the Fall of 2024.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email address
Sarah Reemers
LabEx Manager
Département de Physique, Ecole normale supérieure
24 rue Lhomond, 75231 Paris Cedex 05, France