Junior Professor Chair in Paris

Junior Professor Chair in Paris


Our Research unit Inserm UMR1124 (T3S, Environmental Toxicity, Therapeutic Targets, cellular Signaling and Biomarkers), as an opportunity to recruit on a Junior Professor Chair (CPJ Inserm). See: https://www.enseignementsup-recherche.gouv.fr/fr/des-carrieres-plus-attractives-les-chaires-de-professeur-junior-46095

Name of the project: Harm reduction strategy for chronic opioid use.

Summary of the scientific project: The candidates, with a background in neuroscience and neuropharmacology, should propose an original research project of high international level, to better identify the molecular mechanisms and circuitry underlying opioid side effects in order to identify targets for improving opioid safety. In vitro and in vivo preclinical approaches, including behavioral studies on preclinical models, are expected.

Summary of the teaching project: The candidates should propose a teaching project integrated into neuroscience, neuropharmacology and neurotoxicology teaching offered at bachelor’s and master’s levels of the Université de Paris Cité.

There is no age limit or nationality requirement for applications.

Previsional schedule

• Applications: February 15 to March 20 2024 (on the recruitment portal of Inserm :


• Review of the applications: May 2024

• Interviews (visioconference): June 2024

Recruitment: starting from January 1 2025.


Xavier Coumoul: Director of the Research unit Inserm UMR1124 (xavier.coumoul@u-paris.fr)

Florence Noble, Team leader (florence.noble@u-paris.fr)

For further information : chaires-professeur-junior@inserm.fr

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