Join us

You would like to join our team ?

We are currently a small team, but are always interested in having new forces join us, and in hiring enthousiastic and curious young reasearchers at any career stage. If you’re interested, I encourage you to contact me and provide information listed below.

NEW! Assistant Professor position

An assistant professor position (section 65) to teach Biostatistics and Cell Biology will be attached to the IBDM in 2019 (open from 21/02/2019 to 26/03/2019). The Helmbacher team is amongst the potential host teams. Thanks to contact me if you are interested to discuss requirements and potential research project.

More info:

FDP_MCF 65_IBDM_CE 2019 Dep Bio


Information on the Assistant Professor hiring campain is available here. A mandatory requirement is to have obtained the qualification. The position is open since 21/02/2019). The application portal is GALAXIE

Master Students

The Helmbacher lab is affiliated at the Integrative Biology and Physiology (website in english here) and at the Neuroschool Masters programs at Aix-Marseille University. Please apply to one of these programs, and contact me to arrange a lab rotation, by sending a CV (including courses you have followed, and scores), and a motivation letter explaining why you want to work in our lab. Funding for PhD is attributed by the Doctoral School in life sciences (EDSVS).


If you are interested in applying for a post-doctoral position, please send a CV, with a description of your past work and future research interests, and names of at least three academic references, and a letter explaining why you consider joining us, and how you will contribute to our research.