INMED is seeking to recruit new independent group leaders in all fields of neuroscience. The institute, an internationally renowned Neuroscience Research Center with a long tradition of outstanding research, 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.

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 INMED2020@inserm.fr. Informal enquiries can be sent  to Olivier Manzoni (olivier.manzoni@inserm.fr) or Jérôme Epsztein (jerome.epsztein@inserm.fr). INSERM and Aix-Marseille University are committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of scholars.

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