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Post-Doctoral Position in Inflammation/host-pathogen interactions, Institut Cochin, Paris

Détails de l'offre

  • Type de poste: CDD, Post-doctorat
  • Secteur : Public
  • Localité : France 
  • Limite de candidature :
  • Profil de poste:
    Recherche et innovation
  • Domaine(s) :
    Microbiologie et Immunologie, Autre



Neisseria meningitidis (meningococcus) is still a leading cause of two rare but devastating invasive diseases, meningitis and severe form of sepsis (purpura fulminans). How this pathogen efficiently evades the innate immune system remains poorly understood. The goal of this project is to address the impact of meningococcal infection on neutrophil fate.

Job information

The applicant will join the “Vascular Cell Biology in infection Inflammation and Cancer” team at the Institut Cochin directed by Sandrine Bourdoulous.

We offer a stimulating, pleasant and dynamic work environment in a young group with a strong team spirit.

The Cochin Institute is one of the largest biomedical research centers in France. Located in the heart of Paris, it offers a multidisciplinary scientific environment and state-of-the-art technological platforms.


2 years post-doctoral funding from the ANR and Labex Inflammex

Starting date

November/December 2021

Candidate profile

The candidate must hold a Ph.D in Immunology with <2 years post-doctoral experience. The candidate should have a strong background in immunology/Inflammation and previous experience in several of the following areas will be appreciated: microbiology, host-pathogen interactions, multi-color flow cytometry, imaging  nalysis, quantitative PCR.

Experience in RNAseq and/or metabolic analysis with an interest in bio-informatics will be a plus. The candidate will be highly motivated, have communication skills, team effort spirit, organization skills and have independent thinking.

To apply

Candidates should send a CV, motivation letter, a brief summary of the research work, and contact details for two referees to Sandrine Bourdoulous: