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 October 2014
The ESI conducts brain research with the aim to understand how the many parts of the nervous system work together to bring about brain function and behavior. The activity of individual neurons or brain areas has been documented in great detail. Yet, we are only beginning to understand how neuronal...
Ernst Strüngmann Institute for Neuroscience (ESI) / Max Planck Society, Frankfurt/Main, 25 September 2014
The HGF MPG Group for Deep Sea Ecology and Technology invites applications for a full-time research scientist position. Our team has laboratories at the MPI for Marine Microbiology and the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research. We seek excep­tional candidates to...
Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, 18 September 2014
The Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies announces the following Individual FCFP fellowships for the academic year 2015/16 Junior fellowships (completed PhD plus initial - one to six years - post-doctoral experience) Senior fellowships (completed PhD plus a minimum of six years post-doctoral...
Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS), University of Freiburg, Freiburg, 30 July 2014
to begin on January 1st, 2015. The main tasks of the position are: Supporting the Managing Director and all other directors in the scientific manage­ment of the Institute; Serving as an interface between the scientific departments, the service depart­ments, and the General Administration of...
Max Planck Institute for History and the Sciences, Jena, 1 October 2014
in aging research The MaxNetAging Research School (MNARS) is seeking applications for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships, starting in February 2015. MNARS is an international graduate program launched by the Max Planck International Research Network on Aging (MaxNetAging). The program focuses...
MaxNetAging Research School (MNARS), Rostock, 1 October 2014
The Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V. (MPG) is an independent, non-profit research organisation, whose goal is to promote top quality research at its institutes. The over 80 research institutes of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft conduct basic research in Biology and Medicine;...
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V. (MPG) / Technische Universität München (TUM), various locations, 25 September 2014
SPIN was set up to allow multidisciplinary interaction at the interface of molecular and clinical neuroscience. Our aim is to reach a new level of understanding of the fundamental integrative processes that govern the signaling within and between nerve cells under normal and pathological conditions....
Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, 24 September 2014
(job code 21/2014) This post is available from the 1st of December 2014.You will support the head of the institute and other scientists to carry out the scientific mission. You will undertake science-related duties such as overseeing the core facilities, assisting with lab set-up, facilitating...
Max-Planck-Institut für Biologie des Alterns / Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing (IMPRS-Age), Cologne, 22 September 2014
The Faculty of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the Ruhr- Universität Bochum, Germany, invites applications for a Profes­sorship (W3) in Organic Chemistry to be the initial holder of the EVONIK endowed Chair in Organic Chemistry. The position is to be filled by April 1st, 2016. We are seeking an...
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, 18 September 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
Job Description The successful candidate will support the director of the IMPRS-CMB in all scientific and organizational aspects of the doctoral program. Activities will include: Scouting, recruitment, and competitive selection of prospective PhD students Conceptual planning of the...
International Max Planck Research School in Chemical and Molecular Biology (IMPRSCMB), Dortmund, 12 September 2014
(salary grade W 2; 5 years) The successful applicant will be required to cover the area named above in research and teaching as well as to provide further training. Appointment requirements are governed by Article 100 of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz). A license to...
Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, 11 September 2014
We are seeking a highly motivated person with an excellent scientific track record in one of these research areas Pathogenesis of obesity and type-2-diabetes, as well as its cardiovascular complications Biological basis of food choice and dietary habits and the readiness to cooperate with other...
German Institute of Human Nutrition, Nuthetal, 4 September 2014
Population research at the DZNE aims to investigate causes and biomarkers of neurodegenerative and other diseases over the adult life course. To this end, Prof. Monique M.B. Breteler, Director of Population Health Sciences of the DZNE, and her team are establishing the Rhineland Study, a prospective...
German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), various locations, 3 September 2014
Description: Population Health Sciences at the DZNE aims to investigate causes and preclinical biomarkers of neurodegenerative diseases, and to study normal and pathological brain structure and function over the adult life course. To this end we are currently establishing the Rhineland Study, a...
German Center of Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), Bonn, 3 September 2014
The ZIBI Graduate School Berlin is an international doctoral program for research in infection biology and immunology. We are the roof organization of the International Max Planck Research School for Infectious Diseases and Immunology (IMPRS-IDI), the SFB650 Research Training Group «Suppression of...
ZIBI Graduate School / Max-Planck-Institut für Infektionsbiologie, Berlin, 15 August 2014
as soon as possible. The new professor is expected to have excellent scientific skills in the field of power plant and power system dynamics holding a successful career in at least one of the following areas: Control and automation technology for power plants Simulation of the dynamic grid...
University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 24 July 2014