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Senior Stem Cell Biologist @ UK Stem Cell Bank
We have an opportunity at NIBSC fro a Senior Stem Cell Biologist to develop and execute a programme of research & development in standards and safety of huma stem cell medicines.
More information here. Deadline for applications: 19 February 2019.

Group leaders in Developmental Biology & Neuroscience, IBENS, Paris, France
The Institute of Biology of the École Normale Supérieure (IBENS) is seeking to recruit 2 or 3 group leaders in Developmental Biology and Neuroscience. We are looking for outstanding candidates developing ambitious research programs with the potential to interact with and complement the existing strengths of IBENS. The Developmental Biology section will recruit one or two group leaders at junior and/or senior levels. Interest in the nervous system will be appreciated, although not mandatory. The Neuroscience section seeks one junior group leader, research projects on the molecular and cellular aspects of neurobiology will be considered with particular interest.
Applications should include a CV and a summary of scientific achievements (max 2 pages) and proposed research program (max 2 pages). In addition, three letters of recommendation should be emailed directly to the same address. 
More information here.  DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: March 1st 2019

Postdoc Position – Nuclear Organization, Gene Regulation and Mouse Development @ NIH – Bethesda, USA

We are at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) at NIH. Our lab is interested in understanding cell lineage differentiation, gene regulation and how non-coding DNA elements and the 3D architecture of chromosomes contribute to these processes during early mouse development.

Learn more at

What we offer:

  • Fully-funded postdoc positions up to five years including health benefits.
  • Opportunity to start your own research program or lead ongoing projects.

Who you are:

  • You share our enthusiasm for epigenetics, gene regulation, nuclear organization and mouse development.
  • You have PhD-experience in one or more of the following: mouse development, mouse genetics, epigenetics, massively-parallel sequencing techniques or computational biology.

Advantages of postdoctoral training at NIH

  • Fully-funded positions up to five years.
  • Large, diverse and extraordinary scientific network at the NIH/Bethesda campus. The NIH research community is unparalleled in its size, diversity and resources.
  • Possibility of living in a diverse, liberal and vibrant city: Washington DC
  • Or living in a calm residential area with great schools and good affordable housing, Bethesda and Rockville.
  • The NIH provides an invaluable resources for a wide array of postdoctoral training for career-growth.

Apply: Send the following to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. :

  • 2 paragraph cover letter explaining your scientific trajectory and why you would like to join us.
  • CV and email contacts for 3 references.

The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.

PhD student position in the Weidinger lab at the Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Ulm University, Germany

A PhD student (TV-L 13/65%, m/f) position is avilable to study molecular mechanisms of osteoblast plasticity during zebrafish fin regeneration.The ability to regenerate lost body parts is one of the most fascinating phenomena in biology. In contrast to mammals and humans, some other vertebrates can completely regenerate their limbs/fins after amputation. Our lab is interested in unraveling the underlying cellular and molecular mechanisms. We have found that bone regenerates via de-differentiation of osteoblasts. Cellular de-differentiation is a rare process in vivo, and little is known about its molecular regulation. We have performed an in vivo small molecular screen to identify regulators of osteoblast de-differentiation and are now looking for a PhD student to study candidates derived from this screen. We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated scientist (m/f) who is dedicated to performing basic research. The position is initially available for three years; an extension might be possible.

We expect:

  • Training in molecular biology, cellular biology, developmental biology or related fields.
  • Enthusiasm for regenerative biology.
  • Excellent communication skills in spoken and written English.
  • Previous research experience with zebrafish, bone, and/or animal models of regeneration is preferred.

We offer:

  • The opportunity to work in an international, dynamic and motivated team.
  • State-of-the art resources, including a 900 tank zebrafish facility.
  • The possibility to join the international graduate school of Ulm University, iGradU.
  • Payment and benefits according to the collective agreement TV-L 13.

Further information about our lab can be found at

Applications including a CV, a short statement of your research experience and interests (max. 2 pages), and contact data for 2-3 references should be emailed to Prof. Dr. Gilbert Weidinger,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

PhD positions in Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Germany

The Department of Developmental Genetics (Prof Dr. Didier Stainier), Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research has openings for 2 PhD students interested in working on the vascular control of cardiac regeneration in zebrafish.
As part of the recently founded Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1366, we are looking for two enthusiastic and motivated PhD students to work on cardiac regeneration in zebrafish with a particular focus on the cardiac endothelium as a source of pro-regenerative cues. The positions are available from January 2019. More information.

CENTURI Living Systems, Marseille, France

CENTURI is recruiting up to 10 highly motivated postdoctoral fellows to work in an interdisciplinary life science environment, for a maximum of two years. .

Candidates can either apply to one of the advertised CENTURI projects (with more projects being added to our website up until November 15), or submit their own project, providing that they meet the application criteria and that their application is supported by at least one host lab.

Centuri research committee will evaluate the applications and select the candidates chosen for an interview. Interviewed candidates will be evaluated by an ad hoc committee, representing the different disciplines. More information.