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 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
(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
The Department of Electrical Engineering invites applicants for a Full Professor position in biomedical devices, for instance in medical diagnostics.   Candidates must have a PhD from a reputed university, in the field of biomedical engineering, or a closely related field. The successful candidate...
Nazarbayev University, Astana, 4 September 2014
The department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering invites candidates for the position of assistant/associate professor in biomedical instrumentation., biomedical sensors, and (sensory) signal processing.   Required Qualifications:  a Ph.D. degree from a reputed university in electrical...
Nazarbayev University, Astana, 4 September 2014
The Department of Electrical Engineering invites applications for a full-time Full Professor position in the area of Biomedical Imaging.  We are looking for a dynamic and motivated person with an excellent research record, who is able to develop curriculum and deliver high quality courses related to...
Nazarbayev University, Astana, 4 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
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
We seek to fill the position of a programmer/modeller in the plant-atmosphere interactions group, based in KIT's Atmospheric Environment department in Garmisch-Partenkirchen (http://imk-ifu.fzk.de/). Main tasks include: to further develop and evaluate the process-based dynamic vegetation...
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT/IMK-IFU), Garmisch-Partenkirchen, 21 August 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
This professorship is associated with leadership of the corresponding institute.The research focus of this professorship is in the area of fundamental processes of cell biology and multicellular mammalian systems. Furthermore, relevant biomedical aspects such as the identification of pathomechanisms...
University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 24 July 2014