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Labex Visiting Research Chair

A 3 to 6 months Chair is proposed every year by the CelTisPhyBio Labex to invite foreign professors, with a research project either related to the existing collaborative projects of CelTisPhyBio, or allowing the emergence of a new collaborative project within the Labex.
Candidate professors can apply to the CellTisPhyBio Chair. Applications will consist of a short (one page) research project, and a CV, to be sent to the Labex Manager Léa Wurges.
The selection will be made by the steering comity of the Labex.

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Postdoctoral programme Labex CelTisPhyBio

Several postdoctoral fellowships are available at “Labex CelTisPhyBio” laboratories. Fellowships are for one year since their main purpose is for initiating new research projects. The grantees will be asked to apply for other funding sources during their first year of support in order to liberate Labex funding as early as possible to allow funding of other candidates. The grant is determined according to the applicant’s age and experience.

Eligibility criteria:
1-The positions are open to all nationalities.
2-The host laboratory is a member of the Labex CelTisPhyBio network.
3-The applicant cannot have beneficiated from a previous post-doctoral Labex fellowship.

Applications must comprise the following documents (application form provided)
•   Full CV including publications
•   Motivation letter
•   At least one letter of recommendation.
•   Agreement of the hosting team leader to receive the applicant, including starting dates
•   Brief description (maximum 2 pages) of the research project

Evaluation criteria :

•  Quality of previous work: applicants are judged on their publication records and are supposed to be eligible for other sources of funding at the end of the Labex grant.
•  Note that priority will be given to interdisciplinary projects at the interface between biology and physics and  conducted between at least 2 teams belonging to the Labex.

Applications will be evaluated throughout the year. All applications must be received at least one week before the next evaluation session.

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Valorization Manager position

Valorization Manager position for Labex DEEP and Labex Celtisphybio programs, Institut Curie, Paris

The Institut Curie ( is a world-class multidisciplinary cancer research center combining research in biology, genetics, soft matter physics, organic and medicinal chemistry.

The activities of the Labex valorization manager will cover both DEEP and CelTisPhyBio, two Labex programs of the Institut Curie.


  •        – Industrial Valorization (80%):

o   Identification of projects within the Labex teams for future industrial partnerships and patents

o   Landscaping, scouting and due-diligence of industrial partners

o   Liaise with the Valorization & Industrial Partnership Department for drafting of contracts, patents and “declarations d’invention”, as well as for the negotiation of agreements with industrial partners

o   Initiate scientific collaborations with relevant industrial partners

o   Ensure smooth running of the partnerships by coordinating scientific, administrative, financial, human and logistics aspects

o   Writing of project progress reports (tasks, milestones, budget), including mid-term assessment, task reports, annual reports and final reports

Help coordinating with the labex manager and animating scientific events (seminars, courses, workshops, retreats) aimed to promote the industrial valorization of the Labex

  •      –   Communication (20%):

o   Coordinate communication within DEEP and CelTisPhyBio and with partners /associates in the PSL IDEX and more broadly in the French community and Europe

o   Update content of both DEEP and CelTisPhyBio Websites



  • M2 or PhD in Biology or Biophysics
  • Experience of project management in the industry or with industrial partners
  • The candidate should be adaptable, proactive, able to work on several projects in parallel and have strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent english required


Contract : 3 year contract (COD). Salary depending on experience and qualifications.

Starting Date : October/November 2016


Please send your CV, cover letter and contact information for two references to


Application deadline : September 30th 2016