R&D Leader Position

Rarecells Diagnostics




Rarecells Diagnostics (www.rarecells.com, www.isetbyrarecells.com), is an innovative and dynamic company based in Paris and US, spin-off of Paris Descartes University, INSERM and APHP. Through its proprietary technology, the Isolation by Size or Tumor Cells (ISET®) for isolation and characterization of Circulating Tumor cells (CTC), internationally recognized by 80 independent scientific publications, Rarecells has provided a novel paradigm to the field of circulating tumor cells (CTC) as well as fetal cells and has implemented the ISET® technology in international Cancer Centers of excellence. Rarecells products have the IVD-CE mark.

The ISET® technology allows to extract CTC from blood without loss and keeping them intact for their reliable diagnosis. It is recognized by more than 76 scientific publications. It makes it possible to follow the patients with any type of solid cancer by simple blood test in order to adapt the treatments and to prevent the formation of the metastases. Moreover, unique in the world, it has been shown to be able to detect invasive cancers very early, before their detection by imaging.

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Location: Paris

Full Time – R&D leader position

Salary: According to experience


The candidate will be based at Rarecells Diagnostics and will report directly to Professor Patrizia Paterlini-Bréchot, MD, PhD., inventor of the ISET® Technology and Scientific Advisor of Rarecells Diagnostics


Career opportunity:

The candidate will be involved in immunolabelling developments, rare cells detection, CTC molecular analyses, cfDNA studies, single cell transcriptomic and genomic analyses and other possible applications in the field of liquid biopsy The candidate will also be involved in technology development and watch, patents watch and corporate aspects of scientific innovation spread and communication.



The Rarecells Diagnostics lab is fully equipped to perform technology developments, cell culture, cellular and molecular studies, immunolabellings, and single cell genetic analysis. This includes a laser microdissection system, equipment for single cell micromanipulation as well as a three step forward PCR lab space and equipment. The team working in public/private partnership has also access to the fully equipped Institut Imagine CGH and next generation sequencing platform (Life technology and Illumina instruments)



Degree: PhD or MD/PhD,

Experience in liquid biopsy (circulating tumor cells/cfDNA analysis) is greatly appreciated.

Experience in Cellular and Molecular biology, Genetics and Single cell molecular analyses.

Experience in Management of R&D projects.

Experience in developing partnership strategies, interaction with researchers and prospects,

Highly motivated, able to work independently, with good relationship and communication skills and interest in technology development with clinical impact.

Full proficiency in English language.


To apply please send a CV and a cover letter to:  cbrechot@health.usf.edu

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