Group Leader Position in Brain Sciences

Paris Brain Institute

France

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GROUP LEADER POSITIONS AT THE PARIS BRAIN INSTITUTE IN PARIS,
FRANCE

The Institut du Cerveau - Paris Brain Institute (ICM) is an internationally renowned neuroscience
research institute located in Paris, France, on the campus of the Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital, providing
world class expertise in basic and clinical neuroscience.

ICM is seeking to recruit up to 3 team leaders at the starting, junior or mid-career levels working in
any area of molecular, cellular, circuit, cognitive, computational or theoretical neuroscience. ICM
welcomes applications from talented individuals with the ambition to establish an internationally
competitive research group. Successful candidates will be expected to develop an independent
research program addressing challenging fundamental, translational or clinical problems in a
stimulating and collaborative international environment. The new team leaders will benefit from a
competitive start-up package, recurrent core funding and access to state of the art core facilities.
Team leaders at the ICM are affiliated with the neuroscience Ph.D. program of Sorbonne University.
Onboarding and skilled assistance for applications to national and international funding programs will
also be provided. Successful candidates are expected to be appointed in 2023. Women and minorities
are strongly encouraged to apply. ICM is a member of the Alba Network and endorses values of equity
and diversity among all its research and support activities. ICM is committed to ensuring a safe,
welcoming, and inclusive workplace, with a gender equity committee, and actively supports the local
gender equity movement, the XX initiative.

ICM is home to 25 research teams bringing together over 700 personnel, including 150 researchers,
200 technical staff and 300 students and post-docs. ICM laboratories use multiscale approaches from
different domains. Applicants are encouraged to consult the ICM description booklet available here.
ICM is supported by a private foundation working in synergy with French public bodies, and affiliated
with Sorbonne Université, CNRS and Inserm. For candidates in computational or theoretical
neuroscience, neuroinformatics or digital sciences for neuroscience, partnership with Inria, the
National Institute for Research in Digital Science and Technology, will provide opportunities to create
a joint research team. Importantly, ICM is associated with clinical neuroscience departments
(neurology, psychiatry, rehabilitation, …) of the Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital (APHP), as well as with a large
network of public and industrial partners. 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 clinical neuroscience research center as well as a start-up incubator. The ICM is located
alongside 13 National Reference Centers for rare neurological diseases at the Pitié-Salpêtrière.
Expression of interest must include a short CV, a complete list of publications highlighting up to five
significant papers, and a brief description of achievements and future research (2 pages). Applications
must be sent by November 15th, 2021 to: scientific.affairs@icm-institute.org

Short-listed applicants will be invited to submit a full application proposal including:

- Project/title and summary and a list of up to five of the candidate’s most significant publications
(limited to 2 pages)
- CV including list of publications and invited presentations to conferences
- Description of the research project (no more than 10 pages)
- Names and contacts of three references

Full applications must be sent by February 15th, 2022 to: scientific.affairs@icm-institute.org.

All applications will be reviewed by the International Scientific Advisory Board of the Institute. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview and oral presentation in Paris in April 2022.


In your application, please refer to Polytechnicpositions.com

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