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Posted by , on 4 September 2017

Closing Date: 15 March 2021

  1. Post Description

A position for a Postdoctoral Fellow is available in the Department of Development and Stem Cells, in the lab of Bill Keyes, IGBMC, Strasbourg, France ( Previously, the group discovered roles for cellular senescence during embryonic development, and instructing cell plasticity and stemness in tissue regeneration and cancer. We are seeking a postdoctoral candidate to continue and develop these projects. As such, preference will be given to candidates with a proven record in developmental biology or with animal models of regeneration. These projects will involve the use of tissue culture and animal models coupled with high-throughput genomic analysis and molecular biology approaches.

For further information on the project and the work from the lab in general, see recent publications: Keyes et al, Cell Stem Cell, 2011, 8(2) 164-176; Doles et al, Genes & Development, 2012, 26(19): 2144-53; Storer et al, Cell, 2013, 155(5), 1119–1130; Ritschka et al, Genes & Development, 2017, 31(2):172-183


  1. Candidate requirements
  • Ph.D or M.D./Ph.D. (already obtained or soon-to-be), with at least one first author publication.
  • Highly motivated person with strong interest in science research.
  • Interactive person, with ability to work independently.
  • Good communication skills, and fluency in English is required.
  • Previous experience in developmental biology will be heavily favored. Experience in molecular biology is desirable.


  1. Work Environment

The candidate will join an international group of scientists, working on highly competitive topics. The candidate will benefit from access to a modern well-equipped laboratory, as well as access to the IGBMC’s renowned Core Facilities and support.


  1. Conditions
    • Starting date: January 15th, 2018
    • Salary: salary is available for one year, but additional funding is sought, and the candidate will be supported to apply for competitive external fellowships.


  1. Application procedure
    • Deadline: October 1st, 2017
    • All applications must include a CV with a letter describing your motivation and research interests (past and present), and the contact information for 2-3 referees.
    • Please submit your application to the following email addresses:

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