Post-doctoral Fellowship in the therapy of bacterial infectious diseases: France

The team “Lung infection and Innate Immunity” at the Center for Infection & Immunity in Lille, France is currently looking for research scientists to apply for Individual Fellowships, Actions Marie Sklodowska-Curie (H2020-MSCA-IF-2018). Calls offer 2-year post-doctoral contracts and close on 12 September 2018.

Job Purpose

  • The Center for Infection and Immunity of Lille located at the Institut Pasteur de Lille aims at addressing basic immunological questions and applying the most recent concepts for the development of innovative prophylactic or therapeutic approaches to infection. It regroups scientists specialized in molecular microbiology, cell biology, physiopathology, drug design, and vaccine science.
  • The Institut Pasteur de Lille provides most up-to-date infrastructures to investigate host-pathogen interactions.
  • The research area is considered for candidates to make a significant contribution to the immune mechanism of action of antibiotics on bacterial infections in order to develop alternative therapies against drug-resistant bacteria.


  • Applicants should have a Ph.D. in immunology, molecular bacteriology or any related field.
  • Technical expertise in flow cytometry, animal experimentation, and cell culture would be appreciated.
  • Applicants cannot have carried out their work in France for more than twelve months over the last 36 months and should meet all the eligibility criteria for the fellowship
  • Applicants must possess a strong publication record in line with their research experience and English is a must.

To apply

  • Applicants are invited to send their CV and a motivation letter by e-mail to and by 29 June 2018.
  • Interviews and selection of candidates will be made by 15 July 2018 at the latest.
  • Fellowship could start in May 2019.
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