Chair of Excellence in Biology

Univ. Grenoble Alpes seeks to recruit an excellent young researcher to set up a new group either at the “Institut de Biologie Structurale” (IBS), or at the “Biosciences and Biotechnology Institute of Grenoble” (BIG). The Chair of Excellence package will cover the salary of the Chair holder, a technician or postdoc position and bench fees. The successful candidate is expected to apply to the French ATIP avenir program and/or for an ERC starting grant.

Univ. Grenoble Alpes is located within a highly attractive and dynamic research environment and placed very well in international higher education rankings. It benefits from close collaborations with major French research organizations (CNRS, CEA, INSERM, Inria), with European research centers (ESRF, ILL, EMBL, IRAM, EMFL **) and multinationals. The focus on research and technology led to the ranking of Grenoble as the 5th most innovative city in the world.

Surrounded by its famous mountains, the campus enjoys a very high quality of life and work. With 7000 foreign students and the annual visit of more than 8000 researchers from all over the world, Univ. Grenoble Alpes is decidedly international. Its services help to accommodate international students and researchers to facilitate their arrival and installation in Grenoble.

The competitive research project should fit one of the following areas

Junior Team leader positions at the IBS (

  • Structural biology and biophysics of membrane proteins
  • Computational methods for integrated structural biology
  • Integrated structural cell biology

Junior Team leader positions at BIG (

- Medicinal chemistry and new concepts in drug delivery
- Bioinspired multicellular 3D architectures
- Molecular and architectural organization of photosynthetic membranes

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