Postdoc position on physical activity and autophagy CFATG
Postdoc position on physical activity and autophagy

Postdoc position, 2 years

M2iSH, UMR1071 Inserm and AME2P, Laboratory of Metabolic Adaptations to Exercise in Physiological and Pathological Conditions, University of Clermont Auvergne

Dr Hang Nguyen and Pr Nathalie Boisseau are seeking for a postdoc scientist to work on a collaborative project between their respective teams M2iSH, UMR1071 Inserm ( and AME2P ( The successful candidate will study the impact of physical activity on autophagy , a central process for the maintenance of intestinal homeostasis, and the underlying mechanisms.

Keywords: autophagy, physical activity, intestinal homeostasis.

Post-doctoral candidates from graduate schools at Clermont-Ferrand will only be eligible after 2 years of post-doctoral training abroad.
Postdocs already in the relevant research units of the site (University of Clermont Auvergne) are eligible only if they have previously completed 2 years of post-doctoral training abroad.
The cumulative duration of their post-doctoral contracts (contract with the University of Clermont Auvergne and the “I-SITE” contract) cannot exceed 4 years.

Qualifications and skills:
A PhD degree in cellular biology, biochemistry or cellular microbiology.
Strong experiences in cellular biology, host-pathogen interactions, or intestinal physiopathology are most expected. Additional experience in the field of physical activity would be a definite asset.
Certificate of animal experimentation training is highly expected.
Knowledge about autophagy and physical activity impact would be an advantage.
The candidate should have good understanding and written skills in English.
Good publication record in the related fields.

Application deadline: September 15th, 2022.

To apply, send your application written in English to Hang Nguyen ( and Nathalie Boisseau ( Your application should contain a motivation letter, a Curriculum vitae (including education, research experience, publications, language skills and other relevant information for the position), a copy of the PhD diploma (or the intended day of PhD defense) and letters of recommendation (at least 2).

For more information, please download the job offer by clicking here.

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