3 year ERC-funded Postdoctoral position


Mounia Lagha, head of the ‘Transcription and Development’ team (laghalab), is seeking a post-doc with a strong interest in quantitative developmental biology to lead a project on gene regulation during Drosophi-la development.

The candidate will decipher the impact of enhancer/promoter sequences on transcriptional dynamics (e.g transcriptional bursting and mitotic memory) during early embryogenesis. This project requires a variety of approaches ranging from live imaging of transcription, quantitative image analysis to biochemical assays.


Prior experience in imaging, Drosophila genetics, molecular biology and/or image analysis are extremely valuable, but not mandatory. The ideal candidate should feel comfortable working in an interdisciplinary and international environment.

The successful candidate will take a strong lead in the experimental design, and collaborate with other team members. The candidate is expected to communicate the scientific results by writing up scientific reports and attending scientific meetings.



3 year ERC-funded position.

If you are interested, please contact Mounia Lagha ( with a brief statement of your research interests, your CV and up to 3 recommendation contacts.

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