Postdoc position in Molecular Biology/Chemical Biology/Nucleic Acid Chemistry Covid-19 diagnostic researchcollaboration with 4Catalyzer/Homodeus

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ESPCI Paris PSL is a major institution of higher education (a French "Grande Écoled’ingénieurs"), an internationally renowned research center (6 Nobel Prizes), and a fertile ground forinnovation, with several start-ups foundedeach year. ESPCI is a highly multidisciplinary environment with teaching and research in physics, chemistry and biology.

Covid-19 diagnostic project
The COVID-19 pandemic is a once-in-a-century global crisis. Widespread, frequent testing is the key to getting the world back on its feet. Current COVID-19 testing options are expensive, slow, and uncomfortable.

In collaboration with Homodeus Inc.(a 4Catalyzercompany, founded by Jonathan Rothberg, the pioneer of next-generation sequencing), ourgoal isto develop anaccurate, affordable, and simple testing that can be done anywhere —from the point of care to the home. We aim to make testing available to everyone around the world, for COVID-19 today and any pathogen tomorrow.

Requirements
We are seeking a highly motivated Postdoc to work on Covid-19 diagnostictest development.Requirements areexperience in molecular biology, chemical biology, nucleic acid chemistry or related fields, with expertise in nucleic acid amplification and detection chemistries highly desirable.
Flexibility, autonomy, the ability to work in a highly multidisciplinary team and good interpersonal skills are essential.

Starting date :February 2021
Duration : 1 year renewable
Salary : according to professional experience

Address your applications(CV + cover letter) by email to :
Prof. Andrew GRIFFITHS
ESPCI Paris – LBC Team
10 Rue Vauquelin - 75005 Paris
job-lbc (arobase) espci.fr





ÉCOLE SUPÉRIEURE DE PHYSIQUE ET DE CHIMIE INDUSTRIELLES DE LA VILLE DE PARIS
10 Rue Vauquelin, 75005 Paris