Jobs and Vacancies in Life Sciences Research

A RESEARCH CAREER IN LIFE SCIENCE - NEW RESEARCH IN AN EMERGING FIELD

Life science research is moving at a rapid pace, and it is expanding into new and exciting areas. A loose definition of this field, which encompasses multiple others, is the umbrella term for sciences related to biology. It is, however, difficult to pin down due to the fact that a huge number of interdisciplinary fields now fall under this category, a group that is ever widening as research marches on. What cannot be denied is that the life sciences are going to play a key part in the academic landscape of the twenty first century. Whether you are looking for vacancies in biotechnology, jobs in microbiology or a topic still in its infancy. Those who have decided to pursue a career in this area have the choice of a number of paths and it can be difficult to get a clear view. Here, academics.com can help. By looking at the listings of top jobs at prestigious universities and research institutes, or in the life sciences industry, you can see all your options in one place and find the job that suits you.

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The Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology in Marburg, Germany is looking for a senior researcher (postdoc level) to lead the Mass Spectrometry unit in the "Biochemistry & Synthetic Biology of Microbial Metabolism Group" of Dr. Tobias Erb. The main focus of the position is devoted to a...
Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg, 4 February 2015
Eligibility Starting in November 2015, each research fellowship will be awarded for 18 months. The call is open to experienced researchers of all disciplines and all nationalities who: hold a doctoral degree (the dissertation must be submitted) completed their doctoral degree no longer than 6...
Dahlem Research School at Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, 15 January 2015
What we are looking for Applications are welcome from early career scientists with an outstanding track record in the field of: Nanomaterial-Based Biosensors for Near-Patient Testing The task is to combine state-of-the-art nanomaterials research (e.g. graphene) with biomedical know-how to develop...
BioMed X Innovation Center, Heidelberg, 18 February 2015
What we are looking for Applications are welcome from early career scientists with an outstanding track record in the field of: Nanomaterial-Based Biosensors for Near-Patient Testing The task is to combine state-of-the-art nanomaterials research (e.g. graphene) with biomedical know-how to develop a...
BioMed X Innovation Center, Heidelberg, 18 February 2015
The "Alfried Krupp Senior Fellowships" will be awarded to outstanding senior scientists and scholars who are qualified by their achievements in research as well as in teaching. The "Alfried Krupp Junior Fellowships" will be awarded to highly promising younger post-doctoral scholars. Through the...
Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald, Greifswald, 26 February 2015
Um ein Alfried Krupp Senior-Fellowship können sich durch her­aus­ragende Leistungen in Forschung und Lehre ausgewiesene Wissenschaftler/-innen bewerben. Die Alfried Krupp Junior-Fellowships werden an beson­ders quali­fizierte promovierte Nachwuchswissen­schaftler/-innen vergeben. Das Alfried Krupp...
Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald, Greifswald, 26 February 2015
Research projects on several topics in Natural, Life and Computational Sciences www.jsmc.uni-jena.de/phd-program/fellowship-application/vacant-projects/ We expect: a Master's degree (or equivalent) in Natural or Life Sciences (e.g., Biology, Chemistry, Bioinformatics, Geosciences, Biomedical...
Jena School for Microbial Communication (JSMC) / International Leibniz Research School (ILRS Jena), Jena, 23 February 2015
Four new Postdoctoral positions will soon be advertised on Leverage Points for Sustainability Transformation: Institutions, People and Knowledge pink square The deadline for all four positions is 10th March, 2015. Title Block PD1: RESTRUCTURE: Institutional dynamics in sustainability...
Leuphana University, Lüneburg, 20 February 2015
Responsibilities and tasks The candidate is expected to lead the development of the Chemical Food Analysis group to focus on analytical methodologies in food chemistry, combining accurate mass spectrometry with emerging technologies and data processing to provide comprehensive chemical data for food...
Technical University of Denmark, Denmark, 12 February 2015
Specifications Location Function types Scientific fields Hours Salary Education Job number Enschede PhD positions Engineering, Health, Economics, Behaviour and Society 38.0 hours per week EUR 2125 - EUR 2593 University Graduate 714998 Job description Alcohol abuse is a major...
University of Twente, Enschede (Netherlands), 6 February 2015
£31,342 - £37,394 A postdoctoral genome informatician is sought for a three-year post in the Genome Medicine laboratory of Professor Tim Aitman at the University of Edinburgh. The Aitman Group has a highly successful track record in genetic analysis of complex and monogenic diseases in humans,...
University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh (England), 5 February 2015
Project description: The doctoral student working in this project will investigate the molecular interactions of nanoparticles with biomembranes. In this investigation, molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo simulations are combined in a multi-scale approach. The goal of the project is to deeper...
Technische Universität Berlin, Potsdam, 30 January 2015
The position for one PhD student or PostDoc is immediately available in the research group of molecular mechanism of plant adaptation led by Dr Roosa Laitinen. Dr Roosa Laitinen and her group utilize both global and local accessions of Arabidopsis thaliana in order to investigate the role of...
Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam, 21 January 2015
with self-designed projects in the natural sciences and engi­neering as well as in the humanities and social sciences. In principle, the positions could be established in any research area and shall enable the fellows to conduct an independent research project. Nevertheless, the integration in an...
University of Bremen, Bremen, 8 January 2015
Postdoctoral position in Protein Design available at the chair of bioinformatics, university of Würzburg available from 1st of April 2015 onwards, initially for two years (fulfilment of state laws required; salary scale: TVL). Depending on performance the position can be extended for another year...
Universität Würzburg, Würzburg, 22 December 2014