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Junior-Professorship (W1) RNA Biology of Infection

The Philipps-Universität Marburg invites applications for the following position at the faculty of medicine, German Center for Lung Research (DZL), Institute for Lung Research (Prof. Dr. Bernd Schmeck) as soon as possible
 
Junior-Professorship (W1) RNA Biology of Infection

The candidate is expected to represent the field of RNA biology during infection through both research and teaching. An individual research group will be established as part of the Institute (www.i-lung.de).

The established research group will be associated with the new LOEWE research cluster “Medical RNomics” (Marburg, Giessen, Bad Nauheim and Frankfurt) and is expected to study the roles of all classes of non-coding RNAs (miRNA, lncRNA, sRNA) during bacterial infection of human macrophages. Innovative research concepts including RNA deep sequencing, bioinformatics, primary cell culture, human tissue models and the investigation of patient material will be implemented. Furthermore, close cooperation with existing clinical and experimental groups from the LOEWE Medical RNomics cluster is intended. Established collaborations with the e:bio/e:Med-systems biology consortia and the SFB/TR84 (Innate Immunity of the Lung) are expected to be fostered.

The major responsibilities of the successful candidate are the representation of RNA-biology in the department (research and teaching), and collaboration within the department and the LOEWE cluster. The applicant is expected to participate in the development of a planned collaborative research center (DFG SFB) application and is encouraged to secure additional external funding.

Candidates should hold an excellent university degree (Master/Diploma or equivalent) in life sciences or human medicine and a distinguished doctoral degree. Applicants are expected to have profound theoretical and practical experience in planning, conducting and publication of research studies in the area of human immunology, infection biology and RNA molecular biology. Ideally, the successful candidate has prior experience in bioinformatics, cell sorting and co-culture models of human cells. The applicant is required to be highly motivated and possess an excellent team ethic to fulfill the necessary roles of the position. More information can be found at www.i-lung.de/nwg or requested at i-lung@uni-marburg.de.

Conditions of employment are set down in §§ 61 (6) and 64 Hessen State Law on Higher Education (HHG). The Philipps-Universität Marburg places great importance on the mentoring of students and doctoral candidates; therefore, the regular presence of the teaching staff is required.

The Philipps-Universität is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from female candidates. Applicants with children are welcome. The Philipps-Universität Marburg aims to position itself as a family-friendly university. In the case of equal qualifications, preference will be given to people with disabilities in the context of the valid regulations.

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How to apply:
Please send your application documents and the application form available - with the office and home address using the application form provided at www.uni-marburg.de/fb20/formulare until 27.11.2015 to Philipps-Universität Marburg, The President, Biegenstraße 10, 35032 Marburg. Additional applications via e-mail to bewerbung@verwaltung.uni-marburg.de only.
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Please send your application documents and the application form available - with the office and home address using the application form provided at www.uni-marburg.de/fb20/formulare until 27.11.2015 to Philipps-Universität Marburg, The President, Biegenstraße 10, 35032 Marburg. Additional applications via e-mail to bewerbung@verwaltung.uni-marburg.de only.

Job profile


Working hours
Full-Time
Contract duration
Temporary
Type of job
Professorship
Work experience
job experience is not required
Region
Germany (Hessen)
Working place
35037 Marburg
Area of expertise
Human medicine, Biology & Life Sciences
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