Offre d'emploi
Date de publication : 9/5/2019
Réf. ISPED : 2019-6798
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INSERM CESP : Research Engineer position in Nutritional Epidemiology

Hôpital Paul Brousse, Bâtiment 15/16
16 avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier

94800  Villejuif



Madame Therese Truong
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Nature du poste : Offre d'emploi autre organisme
18 mois - A pourvoir à compter du 1 October 2019

Descriptif du poste :
We are currently seeking to recruit a research engineer at the CESP research center ( to work with the “Health across Generations” (Marie-Christine Boutron) and “Cancer & Environment” (Thérèse Truong) teams, in collaboration with the Biomarkers group of IARC (Sabina Rinaldi and Laure Dossus).

The aim of the project is to assess the role of inflammation in thyroid cancer risk by evaluating the inflammatory potential of the diet and by investigating its association with thyroid cancer as well as its potential interaction with genes involved in the inflammation pathway. This project is based on data from the EPITHYR consortium and the European cohort EPIC.

The candidate will work in a cross disciplinary research team with expertise in epidemiology, nutrition, genetic epidemiology, and cancer.

Profile requirements

- The applicant should have a PhD in Epidemiology or Biostatistics.

- Good programming skills in SAS or R.

- Experience in nutrition or in genetic is a plus.

- Good communication skills and interest in working in a cross-disciplinary team

- The applicant is expected to speak French or English


The earliest start date is October 1st, 2019. The duration of the position is 18 months and it will be located at CESP (Hôpital Paul Brousse) and Institut Gustave Roussy at Villejuif. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Salary will be based on qualification and experience according to the Inserm salary grid.

Please submit your application by sending a letter of interest (in French or English), a detailed CV and the names and contact details of two references, by email to Marie-Christine Boutron ( and Thérèse Truong (

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