Postdoctoral position available in the “Senescence, Fibrosis and Cancer” team at the ONCOLille Institute, Lille (France)

Applications are invited for a four-year postdoctoral position in the “Senescence, Fibrosis and Cancer” team headed by Corinne Abbadie in the CANTHER laboratory ( ) at the ONCOLille Institute, Lille, France ( ). The recruited scientist will work on the SENSARCOME project, funded by INCa. The project will be conducted in collaboration with the Bernard Lopez team at the Institut Cochin, Paris ( ).

The objective of the SENSARCOME project is to investigate whether senescence induced by DNA single-strand breaks could be a step in the generation of secondary sarcomas after anti-cancer radiotherapy. The project will require the implementation of several technologies including culture of primary cells, molecular biology, cell imaging and in vivo experiments in mice.

The applicants of any nationality must hold a PhD in an area related to the project and must have expertise in the required techniques. Candidates are encouraged to submit a full detailed CV, a cover letter describing their motivation, and reference letters to

Expected employment starting date: 2022-01.