PostDoc position in Molecular Microbiology: France

The Laboratory of Bacterial Chemistry of the CNRS in Marseille, France is loking to fill the PostDoc position in Molecular Microbiology to work on the ERC-2016-STG STRINGENCY project.

The successful candidate will be in charge of deciphering the functional network that control the spoT encoded ppGpp synthetase and hydrolase activities in Escherichia coli.


  • active experimentation in research conducted within the group
  • implication in the design of new research concepts
  • participation in the scientific decisions of the team
  • presentation and dissemination of scientific results (congress + publications)
  • supervisions of students
  • involvement in the life of the team and the laboratory


  • general knowledge in Molecular Microbiology, bacterial genetics, biochemistry
  • work independently and interact with other members of the group
  • proficiency in English (read, written and spoken)
  • knowledge of the rules of hygiene and safety
  • knowledge of prokaryotic genetics and bacterial physiology would be appreciated
  • candidates must have a PhD in Molecular Microbiology (bacterial genetics or biochemistry)
  • expertise in the field of bacterial genetics or biochemistry microbiology is essential, but a familiar candidate in bacterial physiology and stress response will be preferred
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