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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You will work on a full time basis in one of our Cereals breeding teams in Germany or elsewhere. We offer permanent positions and depending on your knowhow, experience, preference and personality we intend to make the best match to one of the opportunities. Our strategic initiatives have increased...
KWS Saat AG, Einbeck, 18 July 2014
for a maximum of three years starting from November 1st 2014.This RTG is dedicated to educating PhD students in the synthetic realization, theoretical description, photochemical characterization and biomolecular application of photolabile protecting strategies for the control of chemical and...
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, Frankfurt/Main, 1 July 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
working on the biology of pancreatic islets. This new Research Group shall address the molecular mechanisms operating in endocrine pancreatic cells underlying the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes. For the first four years, the Research Group Leader will be provided with his/her own salary as well as...
German Diabetes-Center (DDZ), Dusseldorf, 21 July 2014
(job code 12/2014) In the newly established research group "Metabolic and Genetic Regulation of Ageing" we are interested in protein quality control in the context of ageing. Protein homeostasis is required for healthy life, and a process that becomes defective early during ageing. Defects in...
Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, 21 July 2014
In the newly established research group "Metabolic and Genetic Regulation of Ageing" we are interested in protein quality control in the context of ageing. Protein homeostasis is required for healthy life, and a process that becomes defective early during ageing. Defects in protein quality control...
Max-Planck-Institut für Biologie des Alterns / Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing (IMPRS-Age), Cologne, 21 July 2014
Payment follows TVöD (Salary Class 75% E13) The positions are to be filled as soon as possible, limited to three years with the possibility of extension. The advertised positions are embedded into the joint research project MaxSynbio sponsored by the Max-Planck-Society and by the German Ministry for...
Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Magdeburg, 21 July 2014
The Graduate School "Human Development in Landscapes" at Kiel University, Germany (www.uni-kiel.de/landscapes) offers a unique research environment positioned at the interface of the Humanities, Natural, and Social Sciences. Research at the Graduate School addresses interactions between physical and...
Kiel University, Kiel, 17 July 2014
to be filled as soon as possible. The Chairperson of the Board of Directors is the official representative of the Foundation and shares responsibility for the operative management of the MDC with the Administrative Director. As Scientific Director, he/ she is responsible for the research areas...
MAX DELBRÜCK CENTER FOR MOLECULAR MEDICINE (MDC), Berlin-Buch, 17 July 2014
who will participate in the development and execution of neuroscientifically founded projects on aesthetics that link the Department of Neuroscience with the Department of Music and the Department of Language and Literature. We are looking for neuroscientists (cognitive/systems neuroscience) or...
Max-Planck-Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt am Main, 10 July 2014
(14/33929) A PhD fellowship in the field of natural products-based drug discovery and medicinal chemistry is available at the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Southern Denmark. The project is a collaboration between the University of Southern Denmark and the Eskitis...
Syddansk Universitet, Odense M (Denmark), Nathan (Australia), 8 July 2014
The Research Unit of Neurobiology, Department of Molecular Medicine, invites applications for two postdoc positions in neurobiology (neuroimaging and proteomics respectively) to be filled as soon as possible and for a period of 2 years with the possibility of extension. Current research in the...
University of Southern Denmark, Barcelona, 7 July 2014
at the Department of Neurosurgery.This professorship aims at strengthening neurooncology research. The holder of this position will represent the field of neurooncology in research and teaching. In cooperation with the German Consortium for Translational Cancer Research (DKTK) the professorship...
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Freiburg im Breisgau, 26 June 2014
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, 17 June 2014
The successful candidate will be given ample resources to establish and direct an independent research program. For this purpose, he or she will be guaranteed funding to recruit and lead a team of researchers, for operating expenses, scientific collaborators, and technical and secretarial support.  ...
Max-Planck-Institute for Demographic Research - Max-Planck-Institut für Demografische Forschung, Rostock, 12 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Pharmacy and Biotechnology   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015   Position Description and Qualifications:   The German University in Cairo is...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Pharmacy and Biotechnology   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015   Position Description and Qualifications:   The successful candidate is expected...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Pharmacy and Biotechnology   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015       Position Description and Qualifications:   The successful candidate is...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine University of Zagreb is looking for research leader who will share and develop our vision of research excellence, and be able to innovate and seize opportunities within research. We are looking for outstanding researcher and research manager in the field of molecular...
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine University of Zagreb, Heinzelova 55, 10000 Zagreb, CROATIA, Zagreb, 8 June 2014
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 on topics of aging...
Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, 2 June 2014