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Job offer: Postdoctoral researcher position in Microfluidic-3D tumor engineering

A postdoc position is available within our network.

Core technology: Microfluidics

End-user application: Organs-on-chips


In the framework of a LabEx NanoSaclay project, the Institut Galien Paris Sud (Team Nanomedicine for treatment of severe diseases) and the C2N (Microsystems and nanobiofluidics department) are inviting applications for a full-time postdoctoral position in Microfluidic/3D tumor engineering and Nanomedicine screening.


Project aims:
• Design and fabrication of a microfluidic device
• Construction of a 3D tumor model
• Optimization and validation of cell culture in the microfluidic device


Required profile:
• The candidate must hold a PhD (Obtained from less than 2 years at the moment of the recruitment) or obtain a PhD in the near future.
• To carry out this interdisciplinary project, the candidate should possess solid skills in microengineering and microfluidics (e.g., photolithography and microfluidic fabrication processes, flow control in biochip, etc…) as well as a validated experience in cell culture and biological assays as demonstrated by the publication record, including at least one first authorship.
• An experience with formulation and characterization of drug delivery systems is also advantageous.
• The candidate must be proficient in oral and written English.
• The candidate must be interested in working in a multidisciplinary research environment, have excellent communication skills, be team-oriented, focused, self-motivated, trustworthy, critical and openminded.


Application process:
• Applications must be submitted through > the online CNRS application portal <
• Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.
• Applications must be in English and include a curriculum vitae with names and contact information of 3 referees, a complete list of publications and a statement of research interest. The application documents must be sent as a single PDF file. Incomplete applications will not be considered for evaluation.
• Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will continue until the position is filled.


Additional information:
• Employer : CNRS
• Start date: flexible (from October 2020 to January 2021)
• Duration : 12 months
• Location:
Institut Galien Paris-Saclay, UMR CNRS 8612, 5 rue JB Clement, 92290, Châtenay-Malabry, France
C2N, 10 Boulevard Thomas Gobert 91120 Palaiseau


For enquires about the position, please email both Dr Simona Mura (simona.mura@universite-paris-saclay.fr) and Dr Anne-Marie Haghiri (anne-marie.haghiri@c2n.upsaclay.fr) with the subject: “LabexRecherche_postdoc”