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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What we are looking for Applications are welcome from early career scientists with an outstanding track record in the field of: Epigenetics and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Boehringer Ingelheim is interested in identifying new therapeutic concepts for the treatment of COPD patients....
BioMed X Innovation Center, Heidelberg, 20 January 2015
What we are looking for Applications are welcome from early career scientists with an outstanding track record in the field of: Epigenetics and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Boehringer Ingelheim is interested in identifying new therapeutic concepts for the treatment of COPD patients....
BioMed X Innovation Center, Heidelberg, 20 January 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
Specifications Location Enschede Function types Postdoc positions Scientific fields Engineering, Economics, Behaviour and Society Hours 38.0 hours per week Salary EUR 2476 - EUR 3908 Education Doctorate Job number 711823 Job description This research position is part of the EU Horizon 2020...
University of Twente, Enschede (Netherlands), 23 January 2015
Specifications Location Enschede Function types PhD positions Scientific fields Natural Sciences, Engineering, Health, Behaviour and Society Hours 38.0 hours per week Salary EUR 2125 - EUR 2717 Education University Graduate Job number 711238 Job description eNHANCE aims to assist the users in...
University of Twente, Enschede (Netherlands), 23 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
The MDC participates in the EU funded project »Biomarker Development for Postope­rative Cognitive Impairment in the Elderly (BioCog)« (www.BioCog.eu). The aim of this project is the identification of biomarkers for risk estimation of cognitive impairment in elderly patients after surgery. As part of...
Max Delbrück Center For Molecular Medicine (MDC) Berlin-Buch, Berlin, 20 January 2015
The MDC is a member of the German Center for Cardiovascular Research (Deutsches Zentrum für Herz-Kreislauf-Forschung, DZHK). One of the aims of DZHK research at the MDC is to investigate the associations among diet, physical activity, metabolic factors, and cardiovascular events in high risk...
Max Delbrück Center For Molecular Medicine (MDC) Berlin-Buch, Berlin, 20 January 2015
Starting 1 August 2015 Professorship in Cell and Molecular Pathology is a joint professorship of the University of Jyväskylä and the Central Finland Hospital District (Keski-Suomen sairaanhoitopiiri, K-SSHP). It is located in the Department of Biological and Environmental Science in the Faculty...
University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä (Finland), 9 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
Tasks: Responsibilities include general support of the director in leading the Rhineland Study and population research. This includes but is not limited to human resource management, meeting preparation and follow-up, conceptual work (analyses/evaluations), preparation of talks as well as...
German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), Bonn, 23 December 2014
- Kennziffer 1282/2014/12 - Ihre Aufgaben: Der administrative Koordinator ist verantwortlich für die logistische Koordination der Rheinland Studie. Dies beinhaltet das Monitoring der gesamten infrastrukturellen Abläufe in den Untersuchungszentren, Budgetplanung und Controlling,...
Deutsches Zentrum für Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen e.V. (DZNE), Bonn, 23 December 2014
are encouraged to submit their complete application documents. We expect An excellent PhD degree in one of the relevant disciplines of the LRC Extensive expertise in one of the fields in life sciences or engineering Outstanding communication skills in German and English Experience in...
Leibniz Research Cluster (LRC) Bio/Synthetic multifunctional microproduction units, Dortmund, Dresden, Halle (Saale), Jena, Saarbrücken, 23 December 2014
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
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
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