Engineer position in Molecular Biology – Lecuit Lab (October 2019)

An Engineer position in Molecular Biology is available starting January 2020 in the group of Thomas Lecuit at the Developmental Biology Institute of Marseille (IBDM, CNRS UMR7288), Marseille, France. Funding is provided by an ERC grant. The appointment will be made for 1 year, with a possible extension to up to 4 years.

We are seeking a highly-motivated candidate with strong expertise in Molecular Biology. Experience in CRISPR/CAS9 editing and/or Drosophila genetics is valued. The working language in the laboratory is English, so the candidate should have a good practice in English.

The Engineer will perform standard molecular biology techniques and CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing in vivo. We are seeking a highly motivated and flexible individual to join our team.


Essential Skills
  • Advanced knowledge of molecular biology and associated practical techniques. Experimental dexterity and attention to detail; quality driven.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • A high level of interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Ability to follow instructions accurately and efficiently, correctly interpret scientific data and work under supervision.

A letter of motivation, a CV and the names of two referees should be sent to both Thomas Lecuit and Jean-Marc Philippe before 01/12/2019 : ;



Thomas Lecuit