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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Students with an excellent Master's degree in physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, other natural sciences, or medicine are invited to apply for a three-year scholarship from the Joachim Herz Foundation, in order to pursue a PhD within the PHGS program. In addition to a monthly allowance, the...
PIER Helmholtz Graduate School (PHGS), Hamburg, 1 November 2014
For this position we seek to appoint a highly motivated, service-oriented, pro-active and collaborative person with training in natural science. Previous experience from working in academic/research management is essential. The jobholder will work directly with the managing director to support the...
Max-Planck-Institut für terrestrische Mikrobiologie, Marburg, 29 October 2014
Join us at QBM! The newly established Graduate School of Quantitative Biosciences Munich (QBM) is funded by the German Excellence Initiative and seeks to prepare young life scientists for the emerging era of quantitative, systems-oriented bioscience. It provides an innovative, international PhD...
Graduate School of Quantitative Biosciences Munich, Munich, 20 October 2014
Successful candidates are expected to establish and maintain an internationally recognized research agenda in the field of Exercise Biology, to develop TUM's scientific profile in this field of study. Furthermore, a strong background in exercise physiology or biochemistry and a well established...
Technische Universität München (TUM), Munich, 20 November 2014
We are looking for a scholar of distinction with a high international reputation in epidemiology based on a high interest in methodology and biostatistics. The successful candidate will have demonstrated an internationally recognized research program as well as outstanding academic records and is...
Technische Universität München (TUM), Munich, 20 November 2014
Employment starting up on 15.01.2015 and is limited to 31.07.2017. Aims of the group Molecular Plant Nutrition: Research in our group is focused on the transport and sensing of nutrients, on genotypic factors determining nutrient efficiency in plants, and stress adaptations of primary metabolism. We...
Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK), Stadt Seeland OT Gatersleben, 10 November 2014
The position is initially limited until 31.12.2017. The working time is 65 %. Pay scale grouping is according to the salary group 13 TV-L. Requirements: excellent graduation from university; major disciplines psychology, medicine, neuroscience, neurobiology or related subjects experience with...
Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, 6 November 2014
Tasks The broad theme of research projects is Pathophysiology of Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes. The PhD student will be responsible for the bioinformatics data analysis of complex and integrated data sets, including genomics, tran­scriptomics, and methylomics, in the context of translational research...
German Institute of Human Nutrition (DIfE) Potsdam-Rehbrücke, Potsdam-Rehbrücke, 6 November 2014
Job description You perform research in cognitive robotics, in particular with the iCub robot. You also collaborate with other researchers in research with the iCub robot. The topics of your research concern the cognitive control of robots, as found in perception, language, motor behavior, or...
University of Twente, Enschede (Netherlands), 4 November 2014
Specifications Location Function types Scientific fields Hours Salary Education Job number Enschede PhD Positions Natural Sciences, Engineering, Behaviour and Society 38.0 hours per week EUR 2083 - EUR 2664 University Graduate 695270 Job description We are seeking a PhD candidate (4 year terms) to...
University of Twente, Enschede (Netherlands), 31 October 2014
Specifications Location Amsterdam Function Technical, Laboratory positions, Research, Development, Innovation, PhD types Scientific fields Scientific fields Natural Sciences, Engineering, Health Hours 40.0 hours per week Salary EUR 2057 - EUR 2636 Education University Graduate Job number AT PhD...
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), Amsterdam (Netherlands), 31 October 2014
Description: This position, available immediately for an initial period of three years with a subsequent tenure track evaluation, will involve working in the Division of Pediatric Neurooncology (headed by Prof. Dr. Stefan Pfister; www.pediatric-neurooncology.com) as one of five group leaders (and a...
German Cancer Research Center in the Helmholtz Association, Heidelberg, 28 October 2014
College School Post Title & Subject Area Post Duration Level Reports to Science Chemistry Established Professor of Marine Biodiscovery Permanent Established Professor Head of School JOB ADVERTISEMENT The National University of Ireland Galway invites applications for the post of Established...
National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI Galway), Galway (Ireland), 21 October 2014
The planned duration of the position is initially 2 years, with a possible extension according to the maximum employment duration as given by laws regarding scientific fixed-term contracts (Wissensschaftszeitvertragsgesetz). The pay grade classification depends on the personal and collective legal...
University Hospital Essen, Essen, 14 October 2014
in the core areas of CUI: A: Imaging and Control of Quantum Systems B: Atomically Resolved Structural Dynamics C: Dynamics of Order Formation on the Nanoscale All PhD students are part of the graduate school which offers a rich and comprehensive course programme. PhD applicants should hold a Master...
The Hamburg Centre for Ultrafast Imaging (CUI) - Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, 6 October 2014
The Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology at the Ruhr- Universität Bochum invites applications for the position of a Professor (W3) in Cell Physiology (succession of Prof. Hatt) to start on winter term 2015/2016. The future holder of the post will represent the subject in research and teaching. The...
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, 6 October 2014
IPODI Fellows will receive: o A two-year employment contract with salaries equal to those of the Marie Curie Programme for experienced researchers, including social security and health insurance as well as pension coverage (salary scale between E 13 and E 14 TV-L), o A yearly travel allowance, o A...
International Post-Doc Initiative (IPODI), Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, 15 September 2014