Junior Research Group (TVL14)

The Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms-University Bonn invites applications for a 
Junior Research Group Leader

The position is initially limited to 5 years with a tenure option upon positive evaluation by the faculty of Medicine. It is located at the Institute of Experimental Immunology (IEI). The five research groups at the IEI focus on the investigation of the mechanisms underlying immune-mediated diseases and of anti-infectious defense.

The junior research group will be embedded into the lively immunological community in Bonn and collaborate with the Excellence Cluster “lmmunoSensation”, other DFG Collaborative Research Centers and the University clinic of Bonn University. It is intended to strengthen our expertise in bioinformatic data analysis, including multi-OMICS data analysis, functional genomics,single cell RNA-Seq,epigenomics (ATAC-seq and ChIP-seq) and metabolomics.

Activities and responsibilities

It is expected that the candidate develops an independent research portfolio.

Qualification profile

Applicants should possess very good programming skills and gave expertise in integrating multiple datasets to arrive at biological insights, also by mathematical modeling.
Ideal candidates will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. A PhD in Life Sciences, Informatics, Mathematics or in a similar field is required.


We are committed to being an equal opportunity employer in our recruitment efforts.

Send application to

Qualified candidates should submit their application including motivation letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications and the names of two referees within 3 weeks after announcement of this position to:

c/o Lucie Delforge
Prof. Dr. Christian Kurts
Institut für experimentelle Immunologie
Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25
53105 Bonn
Tel.:0228 28711050

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About Universität Bonn

The Institute of Molecular Medicine and Experimental Immunology (IMMEI) was founded in 2002.It is situated on the medical Campus of the Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitat Bonn. The scientific mission of IMMEI is to understand the molecular and cellular mechanisms controlling the immune response in a local fashion to develop either into immunity or immune tolerance. Comprehensive knowledge of the...

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