4-year Research Group within the Pasteur Network

To encourage the development of ambitious research programmes, and to strengthen scientific leadership skills of promising researchers across the network, the Pasteur Network supports the creation of 4-year Research Groups in these institutes with a group-leader career development opportunity of up to €400,000.



Selection of a principal investigator (PI) crucial for creation of a G4

The G4 funding is an opportunity for member institutes of the Pasteur Network to recruit new, complementary research talent for their institutions. Thus, it is important to identify the most suitable candidates in order to develop or strengthen key research areas of the host institution. The aim is that after the 4 years a sustainable new research area is initiated at the host institution.

A G4 is a newly created structure in an institute belonging to the Pasteur Network. The G4 team, as employees of this institute, must adhere to its rules and regulation.

The period of tenure of a G4 award is 4 years.


Who can apply for a G4 PI position? Process

The G4 applicant should ideally be an early to mid-career post-doctoral scientist, wishing to establish a research group as an independent researcher. The proposed research project(s) should be innovative and timely yet realistic...



Call for nomination at the Hellenic Pasteur Institute 

A 4-year Group leaders’ position is open at the Hellenic Pasteur Institute on one (1) of the following topics.

4-year Research Group Call for nomination at the Hellenic Pasteur Institute


Ongoing call: 4-year Research Group in entomology within Centre Pasteur Cameroun.

To reinforce the research on arbovirus transmission at the Centre Pasteur du Cameroun (CPC), the Institut Pasteur will support the creation of a 4-year Research Group (G4) with a focus on entomology in this institute.

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4-Year Research Group Within The Scientific Platform Pasteur-University Of Sao Paulo

This is an international call for applications for young researchers in the life sciences to lead a four-year research group (“G4”) within the Pasteur-USP Scientific Platform, hosted by the University of São Paulo in São Paulo, Brazil. 

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