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Post-doctoral position (M/F) - RNA viruses and Host factors

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Français - Anglais

Date Limite Candidature : lundi 13 décembre 2021

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General information

Reference : UMR5535-KARMAJ-001
Date of publication : Monday, November 1, 2021
Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
Contract Period : 24 months
Expected date of employment : 3 January 2022
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : Gross monthly salary between 2690 and 3783 € depending on experience
Desired level of education : PhD
Experience required : Indifferent


We are looking for a highly motivated and ambitious researcher to join our young team “RNA viruses and host factors” led by Karim Majzoub, at the "Institut de Génétique Moléculaire de Montpellier” (France). The candidate will work under the direct supervision of Karim Majzoub on a project focused on Deltaviruses, a family of viruses discovered recently in several animal species, whose human representative is Hepatitis Delta virus. This project, funded by the ATIP-AVENIR grant (CNRS/INSERM), is part of an international scientific collaboration with researchers from Harvard University (USA) and Helsinki University (Finland).


- Purification and identification of proteins associated with viral genomes in different cell models (human, rodent, avian, snake and insect).
- CRISPR and RNAi genetic screens
- Viral production and infection in L-3 containment laboratory
- Microscopy (RNA, proteins)
- Classical molecular and cell biology techniques: cloning, Flow cytometry, cell culture, RT-qPCR, western blot.


Strong background in Biochemistry and/or Virology.
Excellent technical, organizational and communication skills
Self-motivated, dynamic and able to work as part of a group and independently.

Work Context

The applicant will benefit from a highly collaborative and international environment. The host team is part of IGMM, a research center dedicated to study molecular genetics. IGMM provides access to state-of-the art platforms and technical support. The institute is located in the beautiful city of Montpellier, in the south of France.

Constraints and risks

The candidate will work in L2 and L3 containment laboratories.

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