Post-doctoral position in HBV and HDV molecular virology

Full Time


CIRI, Lyon, France


30 Jun 2020

Application Deadline

The host team is part of the CIRI - International Center for Infectiology Research (, in Lyon, France. The laboratory provides state-of-the-art facilities for cellular and molecular biology, biochemistry and top-level research virology with BSL3 laboratories and A3 animal housing. It is situated on the Campus Charles Mérieux, a research environment endowed with strong basic biology sciences, which has a particular dedication in the research on infectious diseases. The lab is part of to the LabEx (Laboratory of Excellence) Ecofect ( on Eco-evolutionary dynamics of infectious diseases. The host lab has a particular interest in translating its basic science discoveries in translational research in immunotherapy and gene therapy.

The team EVIR - Enveloped viruses, Vectors and Immunotherapy - at CIRI is welcoming applications from enthusiastic and independent post-doctoral candidates to participate to join research projects on cellular and molecular aspects of assembly and cell entry of HBV particles, interconnection with cellular pathways and mechanisms of HDV/HBV co-infection. The position is available for three years.

Candidates: The applicants are expected to have a strong background in molecular and cellular biology. The ideal candidates should be highly motivated, curious and enthusiastic to work in a collaborative team. Prior experience in molecular virology, immuno-virology and international experience will constitute an advantage. Applicants with competencies in bioinformatics are welcome. Proven ability to identify research objectives and meet agreed deadlines, self-motivation, flexibility, and assistance to others ongoing research works are essential. Excellent written and communication skills in English are required.

Application: Candidates are invited to contact François-Loïc Cosset ([email protected]) for further details. Please send an application with the following:

- Cover letter
- Concise summary of previous research activities
- Curriculum vitae including publication list and contact details for 2-3 referees

To apply for this job email your details to [email protected]

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