Call for candidates to head group within the Institut Pasteur International Network

The Institut Pasteur announces an international call for candidates aiming to create "young researcher groups" within an institute from the Institut Pasteur International Network.

Young group leaders will be recruited to develop innovative research programs on infectious, neglected, and tropical diseases. For this call, a special focus will be to develop groups in Cambodia, Vietnam, Côte d'Ivoire, Madagascar, Niger, and Senegal.

Outstanding candidates proposing transversal projects in the field of microbiology, virology, immunology, genetics, epidemiology, or entomology are highly encouraged to apply. Projects may target one or several institutes of the Institut Pasteur International Network.

Candidates must hold a PhD degree and have a minimum of 3 years of international postdoctoral experience. Priority will be given to candidates from developing countries.

Deadline for applications: June 30, 2014.

Successful candidates will be appointed to head a group for 4 years. The start-up package may include the salaries of the group leader and technicians and basic laboratory equipments. Candidates will have access to the institute core facilities. The appointee will be expected to obtain additional funding necessary to ensure the success of the group.

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