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International Postdoctoral Position in France

The University of Montpellier and the Institute of Functional Genomics are inviting for highly motivated and skilled candidates to apply for the 3-year International Postdoctoral Position.

The program is available for talented students who want to undertake postdoctoral projects to characterize, from cellular to behavioral levels, animal models of NALCN-related diseases.

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A great chance to get support for research study with the award amount of 2100-2200 € /month in  France.

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Montpellier University is one of the few selected French institutions to have received an Initiative of Excellence award from the French government after a highly selective process by an international jury.

Why should you study at the University of Montpellier? Studying at UM allows you to prepare for future careers in a world where knowledge application fields are constantly evolving. Cutting-edge research at UM benefits from over twenty high-level technological platforms and generates value by establishing close ties with companies located on the Montpellier and regional site.

Application Deadline: The application is now open until a suitable candidate is selected.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Institute of Functional Genomics and University of Montpellier
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Postdoctoral degree
  • Awards: 2100-2200 € /month
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in France


  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Postdoctoral research in Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • PhD or MD/PhD with a background in Physiology and Neuroscience
  • Excellent research records and academic activities
  • Strong expertise in wet-lab experience with advanced techniques (i.e., Patch-clamp,
  • Viral-mediated gene transfer in animal models, Calcium imaging) and quantitative data
  • analysis
  • Experience in mouse behavior assessment and analysis is a pre-requisite. Holding an
  • EU accreditation to conduct experiments in animals will be a plus.
  • Be imaginative, open, dynamic, team-worker, strongly self-driven and well organized.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Students must take admission in a postdoctoral degree at the university.  After that, candidates should submit the following supporting documents  via e-mail to Dr. Arnaud Monteil ([email protected])
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university: a CV including a list of publications and technical expertise, a description of research interests, and at least two names of individuals willing to act as references for the candidate.
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must have a previous year degree from a recognized university.
  • Language Requirement: The students are required to be proficient in either English or French.


The winning candidates will receive a net income: 2100-2200 € /month.

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