Group Leader Positions, Montpellier, DL Feb. 28, 2013

The CRBM ( is a dynamic research institute internationally
recognized for its basic research in biochemistry and cell biology. It is located in a new
building in Montpellier (South of France) on a multidisciplinary campus of the French
National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). Research at the institute covers
fundamental and translational aspects of biology, with specific focus on:

  • Cell cycle regulation
  • Cell signaling and cytoskeleton dynamics
  • Cancer biology
  • Gene regulation and systems biology of evolution
  • Molecular biophysics and structural bioinformatics

We are seeking outstanding scientists at the junior/senior group leader level to establish
world-class research program reinforcing these topics, in an interactive and supportive
environment. CRBM is located nearby two other CNRS institutes, CPBS and IGMM,
bringing together 600 scientists. The selected candidates will benefit from brand new
laboratory space and from access to cutting edge core facilities dedicated to imaging
(, proteomics, peptide synthesis, production of recombinant proteins,
as well as to animal facilities (Xenopus, zebrafish, marine invertebrates and transgenic
mice), high throughput sequencing, transcriptomics, FACS sorting, histology through the
Montpellier BioCampus network (htpp:// Selected group leaders will
be assisted in obtaining permanent tenured positions and in securing funding through
competitive grant calls.
Contact and applications
Applications should be sent to:
crbm-call (at)
Applications should include:
-a CV (2 pages)
-a succinct description of achievements (1
page) a research project (2 pages),
-3 reference letters should be sent separately
Short-listed candidates will be called for
interviews in spring 2013