Research group in Epigenetics

The Institut Pasteur in Paris announces an international call for outstanding midcareer candidates to establish a research group in epigenetics. Successful applicant will be integrated into the cutting edge interdisciplinary environment offered by an internationally renowned institute combining fundamental and translational research, in an attractive location in central Paris, in close proximity to other major research centers. Candidates specializing in the field of DNA methylation, chromatin modifications, chromatin remodelling, non coding RNAs, long range interactions or inheritance of epigenetic traits are encouraged to apply.

Applications will be evaluated on the basis of scientific excellence. A highly attractive package to match the experience of the successful applicant will be provided.

Applicants should send their formal application by e-mail to the Director of Scientific Evaluation, Prof. Alain Israël, at Institut Pasteur ( by July 15, 2014. Short-listed candidates will be invited for interview in September 2014.

Further information on the Institute and on-campus facilities can be found at

The application should comprise the following in a single pdf file:

1. A brief introductory letter
2. A Curriculum Vitae, a list of 10 selected publications and a full publication list
3. A description of past and present research activities (up to 3 pages)
4. The proposed research project (up to 6 pages, including a summary)

Applications from outstanding junior scientists are also welcome. In this case, please provide name and e-mail address of at least three referees.

Mis à jour le 20/05/2014