Institut Cochin opens a position for an outstanding scientist wishing to establish his/her independent team.

Institut Cochin is a leading French biological Research Center, affiliated to INSERM, CNRS and Université de Paris, located in the campus of Cochin Hospital. Its 40 independent research groups focus in basic as well as translational research domains, corresponding to the following scientific axes: Cancer, Cellular plasticity, Immunology, Metabolism and Microbiology.

We encourage applications from candidates with expertise in metabolism from molecular to cellular and integrated systems. Particular attention will be given to projects related, but not restricted, to mitochondria bioenergetics, metabolites as signaling molecules, as well as nutritional and hormonal inter-organ crosstalk.

Applications should include in one document:

– CV (1-2 pages),

– list of publications, patent applications, invited conferences, clinical and/or teaching experience, awards and grants

– description (3-4 pages) of the research project

and be sent to

Two letters of reference must be sent separately to the same address.


Deadline for applications: March 31, 2022.

Interviews of shortlisted candidates will be held in Paris in June 2022.

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