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Post-doctoral Research Scientist (CO-HEAL Project): INSERM U955, University of Paris-Est, Creteil, France

Posted by: INSERM U955, Faculty of Medicine, University Paris-Est Creteil

Posted date: Jan-13-2016

Location: Creteil-France

 The “Drug Discovery and Cell Therapy” group led by Dr. Roberto Motterlini is looking for a highly skilled and enthusiastic post-doctoral fellow working in a dynamic, international and interactive environment. The position is available from May-June 2016 and will be funded for 3 years by an ANR International grant.

The laboratory is focussing its research on the therapeutic properties of the protein heme oxygenase-1 (HO-1) in the cardiovascular system and inflammation and aims at exploiting this pathway as a target for the discovery of new pharmacological approaches. The project funded by ANR will focus on examining the effect of new chemical entities on skin wound healing and inflammation, working in close collaboration with chemists in order to tailor these compounds for this specific therapeutic application. The successful candidate will be integrated in a multidisciplinary environment embracing chemistry, biology and pharmacology.

Highly motivated and dynamic candidates are encouraged to apply and should have a PhD with strong skills in models of wound healing, inflammation and angiogenesis. The candidate will have knowledge of a variety of approaches spanning from molecular biology to in vivo experimentation and analyses of tissue samples. Candidates should have proven experience on a wide range of methodological techniques in vitro (including cell culture, western blotting, PCR, ELISA and biochemical assays) but mandatory for this position will be a robust experience in in vivo models.

Individuals who are interested in the post should email a Curriculum Vitae indicating the project acronym (CO-HEAL) with a letter of motivation, research interests, technical skills and the name and email of three referees to: Dr. Roberta Foresti, Faculty of Medicine, University Paris-Est Creteil, France; roberta.foresti(at)inserm.fr.

Closing date for applicants: 15 March 2016


Job Title Post-doctoral Research Scientist (CO-HEAL Project): INSERM U955, University of Paris-Est, Creteil, France
Post Details
Email roberto.motterlini(at)inserm.fr
Employer's Website http
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Drug Discovery
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Creteil-France
Key Words wound healing, inflammation, carbon monoxide, skin
Start Date 01/06/2016