The Institut Pasteur in Paris announces an international call for outstanding candidates for tenure-track positions at both junior and senior level, in order to establish independent research groups within the Department of Neuroscience. The candidates will develop research programs on fundamental and clinical-related aspects of neuroscience.
Applications for the position of group leader will be accepted before 31 December 2012, and will be evaluated on the basis of scientific excellence and complementarities with existing research goals of the department.
For junior positions, an attractive start-up package will include the salary for the group leader, a three-year postdoctoral position, a technician, part-time secretarial assistance, a substantial contribution to running costs and equipment, and access to on-campus facilities including state-of-the-art technology platforms. For senior positions, the start-up package will be discussed. 
The application should comprise the following (in order) in a single pdf file:
1.        A brief introductory letter.
2.        A Curriculum Vitae and a full publication list.
3.        A description of past and present research activities (4-5 pages with 1.5 spacing).
4.        The proposed research project (8-10 pages with 1.5 spacing).
5.        The names of 3 scientists from whom letters of recommendation can be sought.
Applications and requests for information should be addressed to Further information on Institute and on-campus facilities can be found on the web site Short-listed candidates will be invited for interview in early 2013 and decisions will be announced by June 2013.