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Valorization Manager position

September 30th 2016

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 Skills

  • 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