The Pasteur Museum is housed in the apartment where Louis Pasteur spent his final seven years and offers a rare behind-the-scenes look at the living and working environment of the world-renowned scientist. Visitors can gain a unique insight into his everyday life alongside his wife and can admire his rich and diverse scientific work.
The Institut Pasteur’s scientific strategy focuses on developing original and innovative topics and promoting interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary cooperation and approaches. The Institut Pasteur teams have access to the technological resources needed to speed up and further improve the quality of their outstanding research.
Ever since the introduction of the world’s first "Technical Microbiology" course in 1889, teaching has been a priority for the Institut Pasteur. The Institut Pasteur has an international reputation for quality teaching that attracts students from all over the world who come to further their training or top up their degree programs.
With international courses, PhD and postdoctoral traineeship, each institute of the Institut Pasteur International Network (RIIP) contributes to the transmission of knowledge with the training of young researchers all around the world. In this context, doctoral and postdoctoral programmes, study and traineeship fellowships are available to scientists. Alongside training, dynamism and attractiveness of RIIP will result in the creation of 4-year group for the young researchers.
International call for candidates to head 4-year group within the Institut Pasteur International Network
DEADLINE: June 30, 2014
Promoting new talents
Institut Pasteur help the creation of “4-year Group” (G4) within institutes from the Institut Pasteur International Network. For this call, a special focus will be to develop groups in Cambodia, Vietnam, Côte d'Ivoire, Madagascar, Niger, and Senegal.
International research project Young group leader will be recruted to develop innovative research programs on infectious, neglected and tropical diseases. Outstanding candidates proposing very good quality project in 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. Transversal projects including epidemiology, virology, entomology and partnerships with national and international universities would be highly appreciated.
Selection criteria for the unit project - the quality of the project proposed ; - contribution and development of a new skill benefiting the host institute ; - how the project fits in with research objectives in the countries concerned ; - cooperation envisaged with local, regional and international teaching and research institutions ; - feasibility of the project submitted (suitable funding, achievable actions, etc.)
Selection criteria for the candidate - Quality of the scientific results with very good level publications ; - Holding a PhD and experiencing post-doctoral degree abroad in an internationally ranked laboratory for at least 3 years (between 3 and 8 years) ; - Funding and research contracts obtained as a lead researcher ; - Ability to manage and train junior scientists ;
Funding conditions 320,000€ over 4 years from the Institut Pasteur added to the in-kind contribution of host institute may include the salaries of the group leader and technicians and basic laboratory equipments.
Candidates should address their applications before June 30, 2014 by e-mail to Pr Antoine Gessain, president of the Selection Committee (email@example.com).