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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A Joint Degree Programme by the United Nations University and Technische Universität Dresden. BACKGROUND United Nations University (UNU) was established in 1973 and currently it is comprised of over 15 Research Institutes and Programmes in 13 countries around the world. Even though postgraduate...
United Nations University (UNU-FLORES), Dresden, 17 April 2014
Eligibility Starting in January 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 years...
Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, 16 April 2014
Your responsibilities: Functional management of the division Involvement during the in-licensing and development phase with regard to drug approval Preparing applications for National and European authorisations Complete support in the registration procedures (MRP/DCP/CP) Regulatory assessment of...
medac GmbH, Wedel, 7 April 2014
What you can expect:The department Global Statistics (GS) provides services to other functions and projects and is involved in helping to implement the research strategy of BASF Plant Science. As manager of Global Statistics you will lead a team of 13 statisticians who are located in four different...
metanomics GmbH, Berlin, 31 March 2014
Your responsibilities: Preparation of approval applications for national and European procedures, as well as handling all documents required for thisManagement of the approval procedures (MRP, DCP, CP)Involvement in the development phase, providing input with regard to drug approvalRegulatory...
medac GmbH, Wedel, 7 April 2014
What you can expect: What we expect: As a research scientist of an interdisciplinary andinternational team, you will lead a researchlaboratory in the field of biodegradable andbiobased polymers and take over the technicalleadership for your employees. It will also be withinyour tasks to organize and...
BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, 27 March 2014
for our “Enabling Technologies” department on a full time basis for a 3 year fixed-term contract.As a member of a team of molecular and cell biologists based in Einbeck you will be responsible for optimizing existing and also developing new protocols to generate transgenic crops. The...
KWS Saat AG, Einbeck, 25 March 2014
One postdoctoral position is to be filled as soon as possible in the Department of Systemic Cell Biology at the MPI Dortmund under the supervision of Prof. Bastiaens. Our laboratory develops quantitative, experimental and theoretical approaches to study the spatial and dynamic principles of...
Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology, Dortmund, 17 April 2014
The successful candidate will have experience in teaching biology, especially in the field of epigenetics of plants and epigenetic adaptations of plants caused by changing environmental conditions and stress. Her or his research profile should include international high level publications in the...
Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, 10 April 2014
We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research in the area of metal chemistry in biomolecular systems. The starting date is as soon as possible. Recognized expertise in the following areas is particularly welcome: Synthesis and characterization of metalloenzyme models, biohybrid...
Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen (RWTH), Aachen, 10 April 2014
The program aims to attract outstanding postdoctoral researchers from all over the world. Applications are welcome from candidates of all disciplines who have completed their doctoral studies within the last three years with outstanding results. Applicants must present an independent research...
LMU Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, München, 10 April 2014
The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability (CFB) is seeking a specialist for Bacterial Genome Engineering group.  The CFB is a research center at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) aiming at designing next generation of cell factories using advanced metabolic engineering...
Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Lyngby, 9 April 2014
The Department of Applied Environmental Science (ITM) at Stockholm University is primarily a research organization, with ~160 employees working in environmental chemistry, ecotoxicology, atmospheric science and biogeochemistry. A major research focus of the biogeochemistry unit lies in...
Stockholm University, Stockholm, 7 April 2014
to be appointed as soon as possible, initially pay scale grad W2. The professorship is expected to strengthen the research program of the TUM Faculty of Medicine and the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF; http://www.dzif.de/en/about_us/ partner_sites/muenchen/) in Munich. We are looking for...
Technische Universität München, München, 7 April 2014
to be appointed as soon as possible, initially pay scale grad W2. The professorship is expected to strengthen the research program of the TUM Faculty of Medicine and the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF; http://www.dzif.de/en/about_us/ partner_sites/muenchen/) in Munich. We are looking for...
Technische Universität München, München, 7 April 2014
Application closing date: May 15, 2014. In accordance with its strategy to support junior scholars and the development of individual research profiles of extraordinarily well qualified junior scholars from Germany and abroad, the University of Kassel offers this target group the opportunity to...
Universität Kassel, Kassel, 21 March 2014
to be filled until October 1, 2015. The professorship represents the field of Experimental Physics in research and teaching with a focus on Atomic and Molecular Physics. The appointed professor will be expected to bear an appropriate share of the teaching duties of the faculty as well as of the...
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Freiburg im Breisgau, 17 March 2014
The Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CE&B) at McMaster University seeks an outstanding candidate for a three-year (renewable) faculty position in biostatistics at the Assistant Professor rank (or associate professor rank) in the Special category. The successful candidate...
McMaster University, Hamilton, 14 March 2014
Reference number SU FV-0790-14. Deadline for applications: April 30, 2014.   The Department of Applied Environmental Science (ITM) at Stockholm University is an interdisciplinary department focused on two research themes: contaminant science, and atmospheric science & biogeochemistry. We are a...
University of Stockholm, Stockholm, 13 March 2014
Description: Population research at the DZNE aims to investigate causes and biomarkers of neurodegenerative diseases, and to study normal and pathological brain structure and function over the adult life course. To this end the team, led by Prof. Monique M. B. Breteler, Director of Population Health...
German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), Bonn, 13 March 2014
Description: Population research at the DZNE aims to study determinants of normal and pathological mental and physical function over the adult life course, with a special emphasis on neurodegenerative diseases. To this end the team, led by Prof. Monique M. B. Breteler, Director of Population Health...
German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), Bonn, 13 March 2014
This post is a tenured position starting on, or close to, 1 June 2014.The Department of Plant Propagation at the IGZ carries out research on propagation of plant species commercially used in horticulture. Integration of plant physiological, molecular and biotechnological approaches helps us to...
Leibniz-Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ), Erfurt, 13 March 2014
MICMoR is an interdisciplinary and international graduate program for doctoral students in the field of climate change research. Its research focus is to understand climate change processes in mountainregions through research at the interfaces of the atmosphere, biosphere, pedo- and...
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), MICMoR Research School, Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research, Atmospheric Environmental Research (IMK-IFU), Garmisch-Partenkirchen, 7 March 2014
We seek strong candidates, with backgrounds in Computational Biology, Theoretical Physics, Biophysics, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, and analytically-oriented or quantitative Biology with a strong interest in a crossdisciplinary environment and in questions pertaining to Cell and Developmental...
Center for Systems Biology at Dresden, Dresden, 6 March 2014
Pay-scale grade W3, to be appointed as soon as possible.   We are looking for an excellent candidate with high potential who should have established an international recognized research agenda in the field of Land Management. The successful applicant is expected to perform cutting-edge research and...
Technische Universität München, Munich, 28 February 2014
The Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald aims to appoint 3 to 5 "Alfried Krupp Senior Fellows" during the academic year 2015/16. The Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald is an independent institute for advanced study situated in the center of the historic city of Greifswald on the...
Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald, Greifswald, 27 February 2014
The Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald aims to appoint 5 to 8 "Alfried Krupp Junior Fellows" during the academic year 2015/16. The Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald is an independent institute for advanced study situated in the center of the historic city of Greifswald on the...
Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald, Greifswald, 27 February 2014
PICB cordially invites domestic and oversea scientists in the following research areas to join us: *Genomics; *Epigenomics; *Functional genomics; *Computational biology; *Biostatistics; *Biomathematics. PICB will offer a competitive salary package to...
CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology, Shanghai, 26 November 2013