2024 Call for Applications – Junior Researcher

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 30 Jun 2024

14 May 2024
Job Information

The TEAM 5 of  the BORDEAUX INSTITUTE OF ONCOLOGY- Bordeaux University
Research Field

Biological sciences
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
Leading Researcher (R4)

Application Deadline

30 Jun 2024 - 23:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

To be defined
Job Status

Hours Per Week

To be defined
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

The TEAM 5 of  the BORDEAUX INSTITUTE OF ONCOLOGY (BRIC U1312, https://www.bricbordeaux.com/en/bric-team/recherche-translationnelle-en… ) is seeking to recruit a new Junior Researcher to develop innovative research programs on the biology and treatment of skin cancer.

Labelled INSERM TRIO2 team, which works on skin carcinomas and cutaneous lymphomas, is co-headed by Dr. Rezvani and Pr. Beylot-Barry. This team is now composed of about 40 researchers, clinicians, lecturers, technicians and engineers, with a synergistic interaction with Bordeaux University Hospital teams. We have already developed various innovative modelling tools including 3D cell culture (organoids and in vitro skin reconstructions) and different in vivo models (patient- and cell line-derived xenografts, xenopus model, and transgenic mice), which are relevant for studying various aspects of skin cancer physiopathology, developing a comprehensive, multidisciplinary and integrative project on skin cancers.

We are seeking a talented and motivated Junior Scientist specializing in bioinformatics to join our dynamic research team. (S)he will assume a crucial role in processing, analyzing, and interpreting multi-omics datasets generated from our experimental models and patient samples, including single cell RNAseq, spatial transcriptomics, spatial proteomics, spatial metabolomics, and genomics data. (S)he will be responsible for  developing and implementing computational algorithms and statistical methods to identify key molecular drivers of skin cancers.

The applicant must have a strong track record in bioinformatics, with expertise in analyzing large-scale omics datasets. (S)he will develop an ambitious project that complements the TRIO2 research program. Candidate should have or meet criteria to compete for a permanent research position. The appointed researcher will be provided with a support package that includes appropriate office and lab space as well as start-up funding commensurate with experience.



Eligibility: candidate must have a PhD or equivalent diploma in bioinformatics, computational biology, or a related field

Applicant should send a single PDF file (single-spaced, 11-point Arial) containing:

-Concise CV (2 pages)

-Complete list of publications, highlighting the 5 most significant works

-Abstract of project to be developed at TRIO2

-Description of previous research and other related activities (up to 2 pages)

This document should be sent to [email protected] .

Pre-selected candidates will be asked to provide a more detailed research plan and will be interviewed by the international Scientific Advisory Board of BRIC. At this time, the candidate has to prepared a project description including objectives, rationale, and methodology, highlighting the novelty and feasibility, added value to the BRIC network, and how the TRIO2 team might serve this project (5 pages)
For informal inquiries, please contact Hamid-Reza REZVANI.


Call opening: May 1, 2024

Deadline for applications: June 30, 2024

Notification of preselected candidates: Beginning of September 2024

Interview with international SAB: October 17-18, 2024

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