|Director of the Institut Pasteur
|Date Posted||Friday, 22 June 2012|
28 rue du Dr Roux
|Job Description||The Search Committee invites expression of interest from potential candidates for the position of Director of the Institute.
Since its creation in 1887, the Institut Pasteur has been a world leader in basic biological and biomedical research as well as a renowned teaching center. The Institute is an independent, non-profit, private foundation with a commitment both to fundamental research in the life sciences and to the understanding and prevention of infectious diseases. In the context of biomedicine and public health, in addition to major discoveries in microbiology, virology, immunology and vaccines, it also has a major commitment to cross-disciplinary approaches, and has extended its focus to other biomedical fields. The Director will join an exciting and innovative academic environment on the campus, where more than 2500 people work, in central Paris.
The Director will provide the executive leadership and will develop an ambitious and strategic vision for the scientific activities of the Institut Pasteur. He/She will be responsible for the successful translation of basic science into improvement of human health, and will forge industrial partnerships and oversee the fundraising efforts of the Institute. The Director’s responsibilities include catalysis of cooperative research between the 30 Institutes making up its outstanding international network.
|Qualification||The Search Committee encourages expression of interest from scientists of the highest international standing, with experience of scientific management and French language skills, irrespective of their nationality or their experience of working in France.|
|How to Apply||Letters of interest should be sent to Professor Daniel Louvard, Chair of the Search Committee, c/o Lisa Riffaud, Institut Pasteur, 28 rue du Dr Roux, 75015 Paris or by e-mail to email@example.com, before October 1st, 2012. The new director will be appointed in spring, 2013 to take up the position on the 1st October, 2013.|
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