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Call for junior group leaders 2024

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  • Ville : Paris
  • Statut : Available
Date d'arrivée à l'ITMO : Mercredi 06 Mars 2024

Call for junior group leaders 202


group leader, psychiatry, neurosciences






Working place: The Institute of Psychiatry and Neuroscience of Paris (IPNP) of Université Paris Cité


The Institute of Psychiatry and Neuroscience of Paris (IPNP) of Université Paris Cité and INSERM is located in a 4300 m² brand new building located in central Paris, on the campus of Sainte-Anne Hospital. IPNP hosts a total of 14 junior and senior teams devoted to integrated basic and clinical research in psychiatry and neuroscience.
We are seeking junior principal investigators wishing to join IPNP in order to develop projects in Psychiatry or Neurosciences in line with IPNP interdisciplinary research areas.

Junior Group Leader: Appropriate office and laboratory space for up to 6 persons/team will be available.


Successful candidates must have defended their doctoral thesis (or obtained any degree or qualification equivalent to an international PhD) for more than 3 years and less than 8 years, have strong postdoctoral experience and meet criteria for obtaining French institutional research positions (INSERM, University) as well as national starting grants (such as Atip-Avenir, ANR-JC, FRM Amorçage or equivalent) and/or international funding (ERC StG, CoG). These positions are intended for first-time group leaders. Applicants should notably consider applying for ATIP-Avenir call, deadline by the end of November 2024.


Chef d'équipe - Team Leader


20 MAY 2024

Applications (in English) should be sent to neuropsycall.ipnp@inserm.fr, and should include in one single pdf "applicantName_neuropsy2024.pdf":

  • a 1-page personal statement explaining why you are interested in joining our Interdisciplinary Institute,
  • a 4-page research plan for the next 5 years,
  • a full CV (academic track, publications, patents, awards and fellowships, invited conferences, and teaching/training experience),
  • contact details of 3-5 individuals who can be contacted for recommendation letters.

Deadline for applications is May 20 2024. Short-listed candidates will be informed in July and invited for interviews (to present their past achievements and research proposal) in front of the international scientific advisory board (iSAB) and to visit our Institute on September 16-17, 2024. Projects with potential collaboration with at least one current team of IPNP will receive a higher priority.

Please address any question regarding the call to Dr Thierry Galli, IPNP's director.