Two-year post-doc position in Chlamydomonas molecular biology and biochemistry available at CEA Cadarache, France

We are searching for a highly motivated post-doc to join our group to work on the energetics and regulation of the algal CO2 concentrating mechanism. Our research group, hosted by the Institute of Biosciences and Biotechnologies Aix-Marseille (CEA Cadarache in Provence, south France), offers a very dynamic and multi-disciplinary environment with a strong track-record in … Continued

2-year post-doc positions in Chlamydomonas Molecular Biology and/or Biophysics

We are searching for two highly motivated post-docs to join our group for two years, with possibility of renewal for additional two. We are opening the position in the context of the ERC advanced grant  ” GrInSun”.  The the job description is “Chlamydomonas reinhardtii molecular biologist/biophysicist” and will be carried out within a multidisciplinary team, … Continued

Postdoc position available in the Xenie Johnson lab, BiAM, Cadarache (Provence, France)

Comparative Physiology of Acclimation of Photosynthesis to the Environment in 3 Model Organisms: Chlamydomonas, Synechococcus and Arabidopsis In the team of Xenie Johnson, Photosynthesis and Environment Team, BiAM, Cadarache (Provence, France) Applications are invited for a postdoc position to compare and characterize light acclimation mechanisms in model plants, algae and cyanobacteria. Our group has a … Continued

Ph.D. position on algal-bacterial interactions

The Sasso lab at Leipzig University in Germany offers a Ph.D. position starting from 1 September 2022. Activities and responsibilities: While microalgae are key contributors to global carbon fixation, their molecular interactions with other microbes in various ecosystems are poorly understood. In the framework of the Collaborative Research Centre ChemBioSys (, we have discovered that the … Continued

Postdoctoral position available in the Mittag lab, Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Scientific staff member (100% Postdoctoral position) Albeit microalgae are key contributors to global carbon fixation, their molecular interactions with other microbes in various ecosystems are still little known. In the framework of the CRC ChemBioSys (, we have investigated the interplay of the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii with other microorganisms and found that Pseudomonas protegens … Continued

Post-doctoral opportunities in the Merchant Lab

INTERESTED IN A GREAT POST-PH.D. EXPERIENCE WITH MENTORING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT? The Merchant Lab in the University of California Berkeley’s Institute for Quantitative Biosciences seeks to hire a post-doctoral researcher. Mechanism of nutritional Cu signalling. The successful candidate will use reverse genetics, comparative genomics, metal sensors and reporters and biochemistry to understand how Chlamydomonas measures … Continued

Fully-funded postdoctoral position in chloroplast quality control and signaling

We are offering a fully-funded postdoctoral position with a flexible starting date. We are looking for creative, self-motivated candidates who possess • one or more first-author research manuscripts (preprints are accepted); • strong problem-solving, interpersonal and communication skills; • a genuine drive to create an inclusive and diverse workplace. Experience in one or more of … Continued

Eleven post-doctoral positions in Paris

In the framework of a Cofund project funded by the EU and the French labex DYNAMO, the IBPC in Paris is offering 11 two-year post-doctoral positions on i) genetics, genomes and RNA, ii) membrane protein complexes and iii) membrane system dynamics. Two of these positions entail work on microalgae, incl. Chlamydomonas, using molecular biology or … Continued