–> Group leaders supported by i-Bio

i-Bio aims to attract and support outstanding scientists who address biological questions with interdisciplinary approaches, at Institut du Fer à Moulin (IFM) and Institut de Biologie Paris-Seine (IBPS). Proposals will be selected based on their interdisciplinary nature, their complementarity and interface with i-Bio research as well as their originality, strength, innovation and potential for future developments. Applications from both junior investigators (to establish a new group) and senior investigators (to move with their established group) will be considered. Candidates should hold a position in a French research institution (CNRS, Inserm or Sorbonne University) or be supported by a grant for young investigators (e.g. ATIP/Avenir, ERC starting grant, etc.). They should be able to secure additional external competitive funding either at the time of recruitment or within the first two years.

New teams will join IFM or IBPS, a world-class multidisciplinary research cluster combining research in neuroscience, developmental biology, physiology and ageing, physics at the interface with biology and computational biology. It includes about 60 research groups and core facilities at Sorbonne University, in the heart of Paris.


The Group Leader(s) hired through the i-Bio scheme will benefit from:

  • An appropriate laboratory space;
  • An attractive financial 3-year package covering research-related expenses (operating, equipment, salary) of their choice;
  • A collaborative scientific environment, with access to state-of-the-art research equipment and technological platforms, as well as outstanding graduate and PhD programs of Sorbonne University.

Application information

Group leaders interested in establishing their group with i-Bio support should contact the i-Bio coordinator, Gilles Fischer (sciences-ibio at sorbonne-universite.fr).