Join us

If you are interested in our research and would like to find out more about joining our lab in Paris, please contact Iris. email: iris.salecker[at]

We welcome applications at all levels – from postdocs, PhD and undergraduate students, as well as staff researchers and assistant-ingénieurs, who are friendly, motivated and bring their enthusiasm to learn and share their expertise.

Throughout the year:

Postdoctoral positions

We welcome applications from postdocs, ideally with a background in developmental biology, genetics and/or neuroscience. Please email Iris with your CV, a motivation letter and contact details of 2-3 referees.

PhD students

We equally welcome PhD students interested in our studies to join us. For informal inquiries, please email Iris directly. To learn more about how to join the ENS for your PhD studies, please follow this link. Our team is part of the Ecole Doctorale “Complexité du Vivant” (ED515), co-organized by the Sorbonne University and the University Paris Sciences et Lettres (PSL). Our students will be affiliated with the ENS/PSL university. Please note: Applications for this academic year are now closed, but we hope to recruit again for a start in autumn 2022.

Undergraduate students

We welcome interested undergraduate students who would like to conduct their research projects as part of their Licence 3, Masters 1/2 or other degree in our lab. To learn more about how to join the ENS for your studies, please follow this link. For informal inquiries about offered projects, please email Iris directly.