Open call for one Chair of Excellence in Hepatology

The Lyon Hepatology Institute EVEREST, an Institute of Excellence in Biology and Biomedical Research, is opening a call for one Chair of Excellence

Published on 30 January 2024

This is a call for one Chair of Excellence for a talented, dynamic and motivated investigator to develop an ambitious project in liver pathobiology on one of the following topics: virology, metabolism, oncology, immunology and inflammation, liver regeneration, organ preservation, or bioinformatics and biostatistics. The position will be funded by a program supported by the French National Research Agency call “Chairs of Excellence” and by the Hepatology Institute.

The candidate will join the Lyon Hepatology Institute (see more information in the file below). The Institute has been awarded in 2023 the prestigious “IHU” label (University-Hospital Institute), a French government label for centers of excellence.

The successful candidate will benefit from an appropriate laboratory space to establish his/her independent group and will have access to state-of-the-art core facilities (omics and single cell NGS platforms, flow cytometry, imaging, BSL2/BSL3 laboratories, and access to patients’ samples).


Applications should be submitted in English by March 8th 2024: a CV (2 pages), a short description of achievements and records of self-financing (2 pages), a research project outline (2 pages), 3 recommendation letters.

Selection of the candidate by the Lyon Hepatology Institute: March 18th, 2024

The selected candidate will apply to the France 2030 call for proposals “Chairs of excellence in Biology and Health.


Catherine Oudin, Directrice Executive de l’Institut d’Hépatologie: