14 January 2017

Job offer

We are seeking to recruit new Group Leaders at junior or midcareer level

We offer attractive start-up packages and state-of-the-art laboratories and infrastructures to young group leaders, typically as a first independent position, in order to strengthen in the fields of neurodegenerative diseases (e.g. Alzheimer Disease & Parkinson Disease) and non-human primate (patho)physiology.

Two major site grants enable to position Bordeaux Neurocampus as a foremost center to meet the challenges of brain research. The Neurocampus project, fully supported by the University of Bordeaux, CNRSINSERM and the Aquitaine Regional Government, consists into the extension of Neurocentre Magendie (+ 8 000 m2) and of the construction of a 12 000m2 new building which hosts laboratories, animal facilities and the Bordeaux Imaging Center. It also supports the installation of new international research teams, start-up companies and medical patients’ association.

We expect candidates to develop a competitive, independent research program in his/her respective field, local collaboration and integration into the Bordeaux neuroscience community. Applicants should hold a PhD or MD/PhD degree, with a record of outstanding training and exceptional research potential. Applications from abroad are expressly welcome. We strive to increase the proportion of female staff and expressly encourages qualified women to apply.

Interested candidates should submit to http://brain.labex.u-bordeaux.fr/Neurocampus/Group-Leader-Neurocampus-Application-i4754.html

– a complete CV,
– a description of research interests (achievements and projects, max 5 pages),
– Name and contact of three references who will be independently asked to provide support letters

The deadline for applications is March 30th, 2017. Preselection of the candidates will occur in spring before onsite interview.

For additional information, please contact applicants-neurocampus@u-bordeaux.fr

Neuroscience in Bordeaux, France, has grown over the last 10 years to become one of the largest scientific communities in the field of Neuroscience in Europe.

Encompassing a total of 650 international scientists organized in 6 main independent research centers, 10 core facilities and the Bordeaux School of Neuroscience, the neuroscience in Bordeaux, France, constitutes an exciting international environment with worldwide recognition in the fields of addiction, brain imaging, synapse biology, memory and dementia, sleep, attention and cognition, movement disorders, pain and sensory functions, pathophysiology of brain development, nutrition and neuro-inflammation.