X-BIO INSTITUTE is a new cross-disciplinary biology institute associated with the Biology department of Ecole Polytechnique. New biology laboratories are being built to host arriving teams, with the dual purpose of strengthening the Biology department and developing interdisciplinary research in its worldwide renowned campus, part of the IDEX Paris-Saclay.
Junior-level and senior-level outstanding team leaders are encouraged to apply. Five teams are expected to join the Institute between now and 2015. Arriving teams will have access to existing state-of-the art research facilities, and will have the opportunity to interact with local leading groups in advanced microscopy of live cells and tissues, nano-photonics, microfluidics, biological mechanics, cellular biophysics, structural bioinformatics, ultrafast spectroscopy, and other areas. In addition to maintaining active research program, the successful applicants will also contribute to biology program within the department.