Post-doc position in Microbial Community Ecology Laboratory of Evolutionary Genetics – UMR 8231 CBI ESPCI Paris Pr Paul Rainey


ESPCI Paris is a major institution of higher education (a French "Grande École d’ingénieurs"), an internationally renowned research center (6 Nobel Prizes), and a fertile ground of innovation for industry (3 start-ups created/year). ESPCI is a highly multidisciplinary environment with teaching and research in physics, chemistry and biology.

Prof. Paul Rainey’s Lab

The research activities of the Laboratory of Evolutionary Genetics at ESPCI Paris, directed by Prof. Paul RAINEY, are based around the biophysics of living systems. The successful candidate will join a highly multidisciplinary team, with experience spanning biology, genetics and physics.


We are seeking a highly motivated post-doc to work on community evolution and the role of lateral gene transfer. Requirements are a PhD in microbial ecology or related fields and interest in genomics.

Flexibility, autonomy, the ability to work in a highly multidisciplinary team and good interpersonal skills are essential.

Recruitment terms :

Starting date : a soon as possible
Duration : 6 months renewable
Salary : according to professional experience

Address your applications (CV + cover letter) by email to :
Prof. Paul RAINEY
ESPCI Paris – Laboratory of Evolutionary Genetics
10 Rue Vauquelin
75005 Paris paul.rainey (arobase)

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