RESEARCHER (M/F) – Full time

Job title: RESEARCHER (M/F) – Full time


Location: Besançon, Doubs

Job Description: Offer Description

The researcher will work in the team “TAI-IT”, which is particularly interested in the interrelation between monocytes-macrophages-epithelial cells and fibroblasts, pro-resolving factors and pro-resolving strategies, resident lymphocytes, inflammation, immuno-metabolism and immuno-senescence.

The duties will focus on scientific production, leading a group and supervising students and PhD candidates. The candidate must be able to respond to calls for projects, to manage research projects and to promote the products of the research.

The candidate will be encouraged to develop cross-disciplinary projects with the team “TICI” (Therapeutic Innovation in Cancer Immunology).


The scientific project must fit into one of the three axes of research of TAI-IT:

  • Axis 1 : Resolution of inflammation and therapeutic innovation, aiming to understand how abnormalities in the resolution of inflammation contribute to chronic inflammatory diseases and their comorbidities and complications,
  • Axis 2 : Autoimmunity, aiming to understand the pathophysiology of rare autoimmune diseases (autoimmune cytopenias, vasculitides) in order to identify innovative cellular therapies,
  • Axis 3 : Immune interactions in transplantation and transfusion, which studies the „monocyte/macrophage – epithelial cell – fibroblast“ axis in renal graft rejection and chronic renal failure, as well as the mechanisms and consequences of immunosenescence associated with chronic renal diseases


Designing and carrying out research projects:

  • To define appropriate research methods
  • To design medical, biological and population health research projects, whom results contribute to diagnosis and therapeutic advances and to improvement of healthcare and prevention systems
  • To seek fundings by responding to national or international calls

Exploiting and disseminating scientific knowledge:

  • To disseminate and promote the results as publications, communications presented at national and international conferences, and/or as patents and/or industrial contracts.
  • To set up international scientific collaborations
  • To do a scientific and technological monitoring in the field of research

Education by research:

  • Scientific supervision of post-doctoral fellows, PhD students, technicians, students, etc.

Coordination of research projects :

  • Leading a project
  • To participate in the life of the laboratory by taking on specific responsibilities
  • To participate in internal, national or even international expertise on a research topic or a technology


Research Field Biological sciences Education Level PhD or equivalent


Qualifications: PhD in biological or health sciences (scientist, pharmacist or medical doctor)

Areas of research: immunology, transplantation, inflammatory diseases, pharmacology, epithelial barriers

Experience: A post-doctoral experience is desirable.

Additional Information

Work Location(s)

Number of offers available 1 Company/Institute Université de Franche-Comté Country France City Besançon Postal Code 25000 Street 8, rue du Docteur Jean-François-Xavier Girod Geofield

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Contact State/Province

Franche-Comté City



1 rue Claude Goudimel Postal Code

25000 E-Mail



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