2024 Call for Applications – Principal Investigator

The BORDEAUX INSTITUTE OF ONCOLOGY (BRIC U1312, https://www.bricbordeaux.com/) is seeking to recruit a new Principal Investigator to develop innovative research programs on the biology and treatment of cancer.

BRIC is a recently established research unit in Bordeaux that is dedicated to cancer research. Its research program includes genetic and molecular oncogenesis, tumor heterogeneity and microenvironment, and defining the mechanisms of resistance. BRIC unites 12 research teams and is currently located at the University of Bordeaux with state-of-the-art core facilities available. To translate basic research findings, BRIC operates in close collaboration with clinical partners at the University Hospital of Bordeaux (CHU) and the Institut Bergonié cancer hospital. Additional information about life at BRIC is available on our website.

Profil recherché

The applicant should be an established researcher with a strong track record (last/corresponding author publications, experience in leading a team, international funding secured) who will develop an ambitious project that complements the BRIC research program. Candidates should meet criteria to compete for a principal investigator position at INSERM (DR2 job description). The appointed leader will be provided with a support package that includes appropriate office and lab space as well as start-up funding.


Eligibility: candidates must have a PhD or equivalent diploma
Applicants should send a single PDF file (single-spaced, 11-point Arial) containing:

-Concise CV including research statement (up to 4 pages)
-Complete list of publications, highlighting the 5 most significant works
-Abstract of project to be developed at BRIC
-Project description including objectives, rationale, and methodology, highlighting the novelty and feasibility, added value to the BRIC network, and how the BRIC might serve this project (5 pages)

Please send this document to application@bricbordeaux.com and frederic.saltel@inserm.fr.

Pre-selected candidates will be asked to provide a more detailed research plan and will be interviewed by the international Scientific Advisory Board of BRIC.

For informal inquiries, please write to please write to Katie Sawai catherine.sawai@u-bordeaux.fr or Sandrine Poglio sandrine.poglio@u-bordeaux.fr..

Call opening: May 1, 2024
Deadline for applications: June 30, 2024
Notification of preselected candidates: Beginning of September 2024
Interview with international SAB: October 17-18, 2024

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