Post-doctoral position in microbiota-host crosstalk in the early live

INRAE (National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment)


1 Jul 2023
Job Information

Organisation/Company
INRAE (National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment)
Research Field
Biological sciences » Biology
Researcher Profile
Recognised Researcher (R2)
Leading Researcher (R4)
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Established Researcher (R3)
Country
France
Application Deadline
1 Aug 2023 – 22:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract
Temporary
Job Status
Full-time
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?
No

Offer Description

A post-doctoral position in microbiota-host crosstalk in the early live funded by collaborative project INRAE (National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment) –PiLeJe laboratory is available from November 1st  2023 in the laboratory “Commensal and Probiotics host interactions laboratory” headed by Philippe Langella, research director at Micalis Institute in Paris region, France.

 

The postdoc position will be focused in early life probiotic development. In the last years, the probiotic field has suffer a strong expansion due to the interesting health promoting effects of these bacteria. The project, called INSPIRE (for isolation and characterization of new early-life candidate probiotics) aims to characterize in vivo and decipher the mechanism of action of several probiotic candidates isolated from new-born babies samples. Several murine models of early life microbiota perturbartion, including experiments with germ free animals will be performed during the study.

 

INSPIRE has a strong translational potential, as PiLeJe is a specialized company in the development and commercialization of dietary supplements, nutrition, phytonutrition and other health products. PiLeJe leads research and development activities to develop innovative products and concepts and it is the leader on nutritional supplements in France.

Requirements
Specific Requirements

Applicants will have a Ph.D with expertise in the analysis of microbiota-host crosstalk in  in vivo murine models. Experience in animal experimentation will be thus requested. Additional experience physiology and immunology would be a plus. 

The applicant should be able to work in a multidisciplinary team in collaboration with researchers and engineers and to interact with the industrial partner. The candidate will have to present regularly his/her results to the scientific committee and ensure the scientific and technical monitoring in the field. 

French speaking is not mandatory and team spirit, synthesis, rigor, organization, curiosity and professionalism are expected.

Additional Information
Work Location(s)

Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
INRAE (National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment)
Country
France
City
Jouy en Josas

Where to apply

Website
https://www.abg.asso.fr/fr/candidatOffres/show/id_offre/115533

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