Post-doc: Bioinformatics/Metabolic networks (Genoscope)

CEA / Genoscope
Job Location
Evry (near Paris)
from 2,850 €


24 months, Post Doctoral position
Start: from January 201
Place: CEA, Genoscope UMR8030, LABGeM (Laboratory of Bioinformatics Analyses for Genomics and Metabolism), Evry (27 km from Paris), France

Salary and allowances (total remuneration) are subject both to French income tax and to contributions to the French Social Security and other compulsory schemes.

Benefits include a private health insurance and a supplementary pension scheme. The total contributions (for social security, pensions, health insurance and unemployment) amount to about 23% of the total remuneration (salary and allowances).

Job Description

The LABGeM team (CEA/Genoscope, CNRS UMR 8030, France, Dir. Claudine Médigue) is developing integrated approaches which combines bioinformatics methods based (i) on genomic and metabolic contexts, (ii) on an orignal metabolic network representation and (iii) on a structural classification of active sites for the discovery of new metabolic enzymatic activities.

We are hiring a post-doctoral fellow for the development of innovative bioinformatics methods to explore metabolic networks and enzyme families. These methods will be based on protein family analysis and graph approaches combining genomic and metabolic contexts.

For more details, please see this link :


PhD degree in bioinformatics or computational biology
-       Previous experience in network or protein family analysis
-       Programming skills (C/C++, Python, Java) and in common biostatistical analyses
-       Team player, innovative and creative thinking, good oral and written communication skills

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their CV, statement of research interests, and contact information of at least 2 references to David Vallenet (

About Our Organization

The Genoscope is the french national sequencing center. Thanks to sequencing capabilities at their disposal and their expertise in genome analysis, researchers explore biodiversity and analyze genomes to propose methods of energy-efficient synthesis (biocatalysis, synthetic biology, etc.) to industry.

The LABGeM organizes the development of the MicroScope platform ( and its services offered. This organization, which indexes 3,500 bacterial genomes, integrates bioinformatics tools with genomics data (available to researchers on the Web) and has no equivalent in France or Europe.

The Quality Management System of the LABGeM research, developments and services activities has been certified according the ISO 9001:2008 standard since 2 years.

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