Context and objectives
The Biological Resource Center of Institut Pasteur (CRBIP) is a transversal structure that brings together four biobanks from the Institut Pasteur. These are responsible for the acquisition, characterization, conservation and distribution of microbial or human biological material for scientific research, education, technological innovation and industry. High quality associated data is also managed by these collections. CRBIP’s main missions are optimization of common needs, such as the development of procedures, accessibility, and a unified quality management approach.
The CRBIP wishes to expand its portfolio of collections by re-activating activities in virology and mycology around the already available viral and fungal bio-resources.
- Contribute to the implementation of viral and fungal (yeasts and filamentous fungi) collections within the CRBIP, as a support to the scientific experts from the Institut Pasteur and European networks such as the EVAg project.
- Contribute to the implementation of the Quality Management System (QMS) towards the ISO-20387 standard within the CRBIP and the biobanks that form part of it.
- Conceiving and organizing, in interaction with the CRBIP supervisors and the virology laboratories participating in the EVAg project (https://www.european-virus-archive.com/), a system for the preservation and distribution of viral strains, with the aim of making the Collection of Viruses of the Institut Pasteur (CVIP) operative.
- Establishing, in partnership with the CRBIP supervisors and experts in mycology, the Collection of Yeasts and Filamentous Fungi of Institut Pasteur.
- Proposing, using existing templates of the bacterial collection, the CRBIP operating procedures for these two new collections.
- Contributing to the implementation of the CRBIP quality management system.
- Participating in CRBIP meetings and reporting on project progress.
- Experience in virology, mycology or microbiology. A master in biobanking would be a strong advantage.
- Written and spoken English (at least B2).
- Excellent sense of collaboration and communication in an international and multicultural context.
- Able to achieve specific objectives within defined timeframes.
- Dynamism and autonomy.
- A strong work and confidentiality ethic.
The job will be hosted within the CRBIP, located on the Institut Pasteur campus in Paris, France. The project manager will work under the supervision of the CRBIP managers and colleagues involved in viral and fungal collections, as well as in the QMS.
Salary and contract
The monthly salary will correspond to the standards in France and will depend on the candidate’s experience. This is a fixed term contract for a few months, which may become extensible.
Deadline for applications:
As soon as possible; the first suitable candidate will be selected. The position is available as early as February 2022.