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Postdoc positions in interdisciplinary projects, in developmental biology, immunology and neuroscience – CENTURI

Posted by , on 18 March 2021

Job type: Postdoc

Location: 163 Avenue de Luminy, 13288 Marseille

Closing Date: 16 April 2021

The Turing Centre for Living Systems (CENTURI) wishes to attract talented Postdocs to the Luminy campus. To do so, CENTURI will fund up to 5 Postdoc positions to start in December 2021. Postdocs will work in an interdisciplinary life science environment, and have backgrounds in any of the following fields: cell or developmental biology, immunology, neurobiology, biophysics, theoretical physics, computer science, bioinformatics, applied mathematics, engineering.

Candidates can either apply to one of the advertised CENTURI projects or submit their own project, providing that they meet the application criteria and that their application is supported by at least 2 host labs.

Postdocs will be co-supervised by two or three supervisors from our community. Candidates can apply to a maximum of three projects.

Do not hesitate to contact the projects’ supervisors for more information.


Applications must be submitted via the project’s application form and must be written in English. 


Deadline for application: April 16, 2021

Duration: 2 years

On-site or video interviews: June 17 and June 18


Expected profile – selection criteria

Candidates will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Academic achievements
  • Past research experience (internships, master thesis)
  • Interest to work in a multidisciplinary research environment
  • Enthusiasm and communication skills


To apply please fill the form associated to each project. Applications must include the following documents, in English (compiled into a single PDF file):

  • CV
  • cover letter

2 letters of recommendation must also be sent by your references. Please note that an automatic email will be sent to them so that they can upload their recommendation letter. We invite you to contact them to make sure that they have received the notification email.

Salary: Gross monthly salary from 2450 to 2900 euros

Start date: 1 October 2021

Closing Date: 16 April 2021

Scientific fields: Cell biology, Computational and systems biology, Metabolism and physiology, Neural development, Quantitative biology and modelling, Stem cells, Development and disease, Cardiovascular development

Model systems:

Duration: Fixed term

Minimum qualifications: PhD

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