The CBI Toulouse is seeking post-doc candidates

Application throughout the year.


The Centre for Integrative Biology of Toulouse (CBI) is a prominent research centre in fundamental biology operated by the Université Toulouse III- Paul Sabatier and the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS). It is located in the southwest of France on the main Campus of the University of Toulouse, offering multidisciplinary education in all fields of science, health, engineering, and technology, representing one of the most important scientific research clusters in France.

The CBI currently brings together 400 scientists working in internationally recognized research groups, studying fundamental aspects of the structure and function of     complex biological systems. Research at CBI covers  all scales from individual molecules to whole organisms and animal groups. Research at the CBI is multidisciplinary,  combining a wide range of fields including structural biology, biochemistry and biophysics, genetics, genomics and epigenetics as well as cell biology, developmental biology, neurobiology, collective animal behaviour, and computational  and systems biology.

CBI in-house core facilities include animal facilities (mice, zebrafish, drosophila and social insects, C. elegans …), light imaging including super-resolution setups, electron microscopy including a newly installed Talos Arctica/K3-Bioquantum, image and NGS data analysis. Deep sequencing and proteomics, X-Ray, NMR and AFM facilities can be accessed in nearby institutes.

In order to reinforce its research endeavors in an inspiring and collaborative environment, the CBI is seeking talented post-doc fellows to participate to its research efforts addressing fundamental questions within the spectrum of its research fields.

Outstanding candidates at early-career stage, are expected to develop first-class research and meet the required criteria for successful application to national and international fellowship, including of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, the EMBO, Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale, Fyssen Foundation among others.

Candidates are encouraged to contact CBI group leaders to discuss their research objectives, sending them a letter of intent (LI) as a single file named LASTNAME_postdoc_App.pdf. The LI should include (i) a cover letter, (ii) a CV with complete list of publications, (iii) 2-3 reference letters (iv) a summary of past achievements and (v) future research interest in link with the identified CBI team.

Successful candidates will be provided with mentoring to obtain a postdoc fellowship and pursue their career in the best conditions in a multinational scientific environment, in an ambiance fostering equality, diversity and inclusivity. Women are particularly encouraged to apply.

  Download the call here


Contact : Isabelle SAVES