Post-doctoral position in Neurosciences (1,5 years)

The research Unit T3S/Inserm U1124, constituted of 8 teams, has a general focus on Environmental Toxicity, Therapeutic Targets, Cellular Signaling and Biomarkers. Post-doctoral achievement will take place in Team 3 « Myelination and Nervous system pathologies ».


The aim of the project focuses on the identification of at-risk subjects to develop depressive disorders and co-morbidities and the underlying mechanisms. The first task aims at evaluating the roles of neurotrophic factors in brain remodeling by different approaches including biochemistry and cellular/molecular biology. The second task focuses on the transfer of pre-clinical results to human evaluation.


 We are looking for a well-trained and highly motivated young scientist to identify new therapeutic targets for the identification of at-risk individuals. The postdoctoral fellow will perform studies on cells,  pre-clinical models, and patients.  

Candidate profile

The candidate will hold a Ph.D. in the biology-health field with a solid background in cell signaling and biochemistry. A strong experience of animal behavior is required. Experience in proteomics and Mass will be appreciated. Experience in cell culture techniques and the practice of basic techniques of biochemistry and molecular biology will be necessary. In order to successfully achieve the project, the candidate must show autonomy and skills for scientific writing, organization, and communication as well as the ability to work efficiently as a team and independently. Proficiency in French would be appreciated.

Job information

The position is funded by the French National Research Agency (ANR) and is opened for one-year renewable up to 6 months starting as early as September 2021. 

Application process

Please send your application (CV, cover letter, brief summary of your previous achievements) to Christel Becker (