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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Students with an excellent Master's degree in physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, other natural sciences, or medicine are invited to apply for a three-year scholarship from the Joachim Herz Foundation, in order to pursue a PhD within the PHGS program. In addition to a monthly allowance, the...
PIER Helmholtz Graduate School (PHGS), Hamburg, 1 October 2014
The ESI conducts brain research with the aim to understand how the many parts of the nervous system work together to bring about brain function and behavior. The activity of individual neurons or brain areas has been documented in great detail. Yet, we are only beginning to understand how neuronal...
Ernst Strüngmann Institute for Neuroscience (ESI) / Max Planck Society, Frankfurt/Main, 25 September 2014
Do you wish to ... ... earn a PhD, building on your training in biochemistry, biology, physics, or applied maths? ... conduct cutting-edge research at the interface of experiment and quantitative theory? ... learn how to communicate and work with scientists from different fields? Then join us at...
Graduate School of Quantitative Biosciences Munich, Munich, 20 October 2014
SALSA, the Graduate School of Analytical Sciences Adlershof at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, is announcing 10 doctoral fellowships to begin on April 1st, 2015. The program offers a structured, three-year period of multidisciplinary research combined with an integrated curriculum in Analytical...
School of Analytical Sciences Adlershof (SALSA), Berlin, 14 October 2014
in the core areas of CUI: A: Imaging and Control of Quantum Systems B: Atomically Resolved Structural Dynamics C: Dynamics of Order Formation on the Nanoscale All PhD students are part of the graduate school which offers a rich and comprehensive course programme. PhD applicants should hold a...
The Hamburg Centre for Ultrafast Imaging (CUI) - Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, 6 October 2014
The Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology at the Ruhr- Universität Bochum invites applications for the position of a Professor (W3) in Cell Physiology (succession of Prof. Hatt) to start on winter term 2015/2016. The future holder of the post will represent the subject in research and teaching....
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, 6 October 2014
at the Institute of Animal Husbandry and Breeding to be filled first in summer semester 2015. The successful candidate will teach management and analysis of omics-data in agriculture and life science in the study pro­grammes of the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and will participate in teaching...
University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart-Hohenheim, 1 October 2014
in aging research 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...
MaxNetAging Research School (MNARS), Rostock, 1 October 2014
The Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V. (MPG) is an independent, non-profit research organisation, whose goal is to promote top quality research at its institutes. The over 80 research institutes of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft conduct basic research in Biology and Medicine;...
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V. (MPG) / Technische Universität München (TUM), various locations, 25 September 2014
SPIN was set up to allow multidisciplinary interaction at the interface of molecular and clinical neuroscience. Our aim is to reach a new level of understanding of the fundamental integrative processes that govern the signaling within and between nerve cells under normal and pathological conditions....
Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, 24 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
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
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
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