Research Published October 5 2017
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Institut du Cerveau – ICM is seeking to recruit group leaders to reinforce its research in Neurophysiology, and welcomes applications for recruit highly talented individuals with the ambition to establish an internationally competitive research group in a stimulating environment. Institut du Cerveau – ICM invites applications from exceptionally talented neurophysiologists working on or interested in expanding into epilepsy research in close interaction with clinicians at the Hopital Pitié-Salpêtrière. Applications must be sent by January 15th 2018.

Institut du Cerveau – ICM welcomes applications from starting, junior and mid-career investigators with a strong scientific track record in fundamental and/or translational neurophysiology research. Women are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate is expected to be appointed as early as 2019.

Institut du Cerveau – ICM is home to 28 research teams bringing together more than 700 personnel, including 150 researchers, 200 technical staff and 300 students and post-docs. Institut du Cerveau – ICM laboratories use multiscale approaches from cellular and molecular neurobiology, neurophysiology, systems to cognitive neuroscience. Institut du Cerveau – ICM offers state-of the-art core facilities that support fundamental, preclinical and clinical research, including access to human tissue.

The Institut du Cerveau – ICM is a private foundation working in synergy with French public bodies, and affiliated with Sorbonne Université, CNRS and INSERM. Importantly, Institut du Cerveau – ICM is associated with the Pole for the Diseases of the Nervous System of the Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital (APHP), as well as with a large network of public and industrial partners. Institut du Cerveau – ICM is dedicated to fundamental, translational and clinical research in Neuroscience, and fosters improved quality of care and education. Moreover, it hosts an in-house neuroscience clinical research center, spinoff, start-ups companies. The Institut du Cerveau – ICM is located alongside 13 National Reference Centers at the Pitié-Salpêtrière for rare neurological diseases.

Successful candidates will benefit from a competitive start-up package, recurrent core funding and will work in a stimulating and collaborative international environment. Group leaders at the Institut du Cerveau – ICM are affiliated with the Neuroscience Ph.D. program of Sorbonne Université. Skilled assistance for applications to national and international funding programs will be also provided (e.g. ERC, CNRS, Inserm, ANR, ATIP-Avenir, Equipes FRM).

Applications must be sent by January 15th 2018. Find here all informations for applications.