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The Institut Pasteur de Lille has an international medical research center on its campus divided into eight units, with multidisciplinary and transversal skills. 

Join us to be part of our project, and contribute to the scientific discoveries of tomorrow.

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Recruitment : our scientific job offers

Since its creation in 1894, Institut Pasteur de Lille is founded on the following core values: Science at the service of human progress, scientific excellence and a service that is oriented towards public health. Our foundation, which is a recognised non-profit organisation, has always been involved in research on frequently occurring pathologies in our region, particularly infectious diseases like tuberculosis.
Currently, our teams of researchers are working on frequently occurring pathologies : infectious, inflammatory, chronic or acute diseases, diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, cardiovascular illnesses, obesity, etc.
Our foundation is also interested in the scientific education of young people, the environment and is creating the code of conduct and quality guidelines provided below.

Candidates should apply by sending a CV addressed to HR ( with the relevant position as a subject.
Their CV should detail their publication list and summerize their research experience and interests. We would appreciate to receive contact information for 3 referees.

New group leader – H/F

Permanent contract – Full time

The Institut Pasteur de Lille opens a new position for a young outstanding scientist as a group leader to establish an independent research team in the area of infectious diseases and host-pathogen interactions.
With an initial attractive package, the applicant is expected to establish an independent research team on the campus of the Institut Pasteur de Lille, 1, rue du Prof. Calmette, Lille, France (, in the area of bacterial, viral or parasitic infections. The team will be an integral part of the Center for Infection and Immunity of Lille ( and benefit from the state-of-the-art core facilities. The new team is expected to develop its own cutting-edge research themes and strongly interact with other groups located on the Pasteur campus and on the Lille medical school campus.

Professional equality index

In accordance with the law of September 5, 2018 on “the freedom to choose one’s professional future”, specified by a decree of January 8, 2019, the Institut Pasteur de Lille obtains the score of :

  • 94/100 on the gender equality index for the year 2018
  • 98/100 on the gender equality index for the year 2019
  • 99/100 on the gender equality index for the year 2020
    • Remuneration gap indicator: 39
    • Rate of increase deviation indicator: 20
    • Promotion rate gap indicator: 15
    • Maternity leave return indicator: not calculable
    • High pay indicator: 10