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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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
A postdoctoral position is available in the group of Carmen Birchmeier at the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in Berlin to dissect the function of trans­cription factors during neuronal differentiation. The work will focus on mapping of transcription factor sites and study of the...
Max Delbrück Center For Molecular Medicine (MDC), Berlin, 18 December 2014
Two (2) Joint Post-Doctoral Fellowships are offered for highly qualified, early career post-doctoral researchers. Each fellowship is to be awarded for 24 months, starting on October 1, 2015, and consists of two phases: Phase 1: 12 months of research at Freie Universität Berlin; Phase 2: 12 months of...
Freie Universität Berlin / The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Berlin, Jerusalem (Israel), 17 December 2014
Tasks: Analysis of vitamins, micronutrients and different clinically relevant biomarkers in human tissue and blood samples Independent development and establishment of new methods for the analysis of vitamins, micronutrients and various clinically relevant markers Planning and implementation of...
Deutsches Institut für Ernährungsforschung Potsdam-Rehbrücke / German Institute of Human Nutrition (Dlfe) Potsdam-Rehbrücke, Potsdam-Rehbrücke, 17 December 2014
Tasks: Working on a project supported by the German Center for Diabetes Research on identifying mechanisms of diabetes origins Execution of intervention studies in mice Analysis of expression patterns in mice Molecular characterization of novel signaling pathways in cell culture...
Deutsches Institut für Ernährungsforschung Potsdam-Rehbrücke / German Institute of Human Nutrition (Dlfe) Potsdam-Rehbrücke, Potsdam-Rehbrücke, 17 December 2014
MD/PhD program: The aim of the program is to obtain apostgraduate subject-specific qualification in experimental research for young physicians by acquiring the Dr. rer. nat. / PhD in accordance with the Doctoral Graduation Regulations of the international Graduate School of Life Sciences (GSLS)...
University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, 11 December 2014
Vacancy number 2014/0659 Department Department of Immunology The position As Group Leader/PI, you will be working in the Laboratory of Translational Immunology in the Department of Immunology of the UMC Utrecht to build a comprehensive, competitive group covering all aspects of tumor immunology /...
UMC Utrecht, Utrecht (Netherlands), 10 December 2014
Job description The PhD student will work in the framework of the Marie Curie PERFUME program. The PERFUME program is an interdisciplinary and intersectoral initial stage training network (ITN) at the interface of medicine, plant and fungal biology, devoted to understanding the principles of...
Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla (Spain), 9 December 2014
If you intend to submit a proposal to the current call of the European Research Council and would be interested in joining LMU's research community, please contact the appropriate faculty member in your field of research as soon as possible.
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU), Munich, 4 December 2014
The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research is recruiting highly qualified PhD stu­dents or Post-Doctoral researchers (up to 2 positions) to work on a project analyzing the relationship between health behaviors and mortality in aging populations. The successful candidate will have strong...
Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, 1 December 2014
to start in summer/autumn 2015. We are looking for highly motivated students who can tackle scientific problems in modern plant biology. Doc­toral projects will focus on systems-oriented approaches using Arabidopsis thaliana and other model plants. Our research combines molecular phenotyping...
Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam-Golm, 1 December 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
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