FACULT Y POSITIONS
CANCER AND STEM CELL BIOLOGY
The Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (Duke-NUS) invites
applications from outstanding physician-scientists and scientists for tenure
track positions with a focus in the area of cancer and/or stem cell biology.
We seek internationally competitive applicants, especially those with expertise
in proteomics, stem cells, cancer, genomics, and/or Precision or Translational
Medicine. Scientists with existing programs that are translational in nature are
especially encouraged to apply.
Duke-NUS is a global partnership between Duke University in the United
States and the National University of Singapore. Our faculty are expected to
establish extramurally funded translational or basic science research programs
and to participate in medical education. Applicants should have a PhD, MD, or
equivalent and a record of outstanding promise or achievement. New recruits
will work alongside existing faculty and trainees with strong programs in
cancer signaling, genomics, bioinformatics, cell biology, and stem cell biology.
Opportunities also exist for translational studies in collaboration with
world-class clinical services including the Singapore General Hospital and
National Cancer Centre Singapore, as well as other Research Institutes and
Universities across the island.
Faculty positions at Duke-NUS include full salary support and generous
start-up funding, to be supplemented by competitive grant awards.
For full consideration, interested candidates should submit, by
1 March, 2015, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a summary of research
accomplishments and outline of future plans.
Assistant Professor candidates should also arrange for three letters of reference
to be forwarded to:
S. Tiong ONG, Chair,
Faculty Search Committee
Program in Cancer and Stem Cell Biology
Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore
8 College Road, Singapore 169857
Partner in Academic Medicine
The Insttut Pasteur (Paris, France) announces an internatonal
call for group leader positons in the feld of quanttatve biology
and modeling in developmental systems. Successful applicants
will be integrated into the cutting edge interdisciplinary
environment ofered by an internatonally renowned insttute
combining fundamental and translatonal research, in an
atractve locaton in central Paris, in close proximity to other
major research centers. Candidates with both an experimental
and theoretcal background, using quanttatve approaches
and willing to develop multdisciplinary projects related to
developmental processes are encouraged to apply.
Successful junior candidates  will be appointed with a
permanent positon, and as head of a group of 6 people.
These groups will be created for a period of 5 years and may
thereafer compete for a full research group.
Successful mid-career and senior candidates will be appointed
with a permanent positon, and as head of a research group of
8 to 12 people. The groups will be created for 10 years (
midterm evaluaton at 5 years) with the possibility of renewal.
Candidates should send their formal applicatons by E-mail to
the Director of Scient8c Evaluaton, Prof. Alain Israël, at the
Insttut Pasteur ( firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applicaton deadline: February 6, 2015
Short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.
Applicants should provide the following (in order) in a single
A brief introductory leter of motvaton, including the name 1.
of the proposed group. Candidates are encouraged to contact
the head of the Search Commitee Francois Schweisguth
( email@example.com) or the head of the Department of
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Shahragim Tajbakhsh
for queries ( firstname.lastname@example.org).
A Curriculum Vitae and a full publica&on list. 2.
A descrip&on of past and present research ac&vi&es (up to 6 3.
pages with 1.5 spacing; Times 11 or Arial 10 font size).
The proposed research project (up 6 pages with 1.5 spacing; 4.
Times 11 or Arial 10 font size).
Junior candidates  should also provide:
The names of 3 scientists from whom letters of 5.
recommenda&on can be sought, together with the names
of scien&sts with a poten&al confict of interest from whom
evalua&ons should not be requested.
 Ins&tut Pasteur is an equal opportunity employer. Junior
group leaders should be less than 8 years afer PhD at the &me
of submission (Dec 31, 2014). Women are eligible up to 11 years
afer their PhD if they have one child and up to 14 years afer
their PhD if they have two or more children.
Group Leader Positions in
Quantitative Biology and Modeling
The Infosys Foundation has endowed Visiting
Professorships in Mathematics and Physics at
the Indian Institute of Science (IISc). The purpose
of these Professorships is to bring distinguished
scientists in the broad areas of Physical and
Mathematical Sciences to the IISc campus for
collaborative research interactions.
Visiting Professors are expected to spend a total
of one year at IISc; visits can be spread out over
a period of 4 years. The remuneration package
for these Visiting Professorships is internationally
If you are interested in this Professorship, please
contact a faculty member at IISc who will then take
the process forward. If you would like to nominate
a distinguished Physicist or Mathematician for this
Professorship, please send a nomination to the
Chairman, Division of Physical and Mathematical
Sciences, Indian Institute of Science by e-mail
THE INFOSYS CHAIR VISITING
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India