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The Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing as part of the Cologne Excellence Cluster:
Cellular Stress Responses in Ageing-Associated Diseases
invites applications for a
Junior Group Leader Position (E15)
(job code 01/2013)
The mission of the Cologne Excellence Cluster on Cellular Stress Responses in Ageing-Associated Diseases (CECAD) is to unravel the common molecular mechanisms underlying ageing and ageing-associated diseases with the longer-term objective of developing novel therapeutic interventions. CECAD is a unique research venture bringing together researchers at the University of Cologne with those at the Max Planck Institutes for the Biology of Ageing and Neurological Research and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE). CECAD started in 2007 and just recently received an extension of funding within the German Excellence Initiative.
We seek a talented, dynamic, independent and motivated scientist early in his/her career to establish a junior research group at the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing. The successful candidate will develop an independent research programme with an attractive start-up package and access to excellent scientific facilities. Applicants should have an outstanding scientific track record with clear evidence of leadership, and a strong interest in one or more aspects of the biology of ageing. Applications from individuals with expertise in mass spectrometry/proteomics are particularly encouraged.
Your Application should include
- a cover letter explaining why you would like to join our Institute
- your Curriculum Vitae including your publication list
- a statement of scientific achievements
- a two page summary of your future research plans
- copies of up to three of your most important papers
Please submit your application as one single pdf-file (quoting job code 01/2013) using our application
website http://www.age.mpg.de/de/karriere/bewerberportal. Deadline for applications is the
26th February 2013. Please also arrange for 3 academic references to be sent as pdf-files to firstname.lastname@example.org. Successful applicants should be prepared to join a selection symposium held on 13th March 2013.
The Max Planck Society seeks to employ more women in areas in which they are underrepresented. Hence we would particularly like to encourage qualified women to apply. Applications from disabled candidates or those with additional support needs are welcome.
Informal inquiries are welcome and should be sent to the above-mentioned e-mail address. For further information about the Institute see http://www.age.mpg.de
Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Gleueler Str. 50a, D-50931 Cologne, www.age.mpg.de, Tel+49-(0)221-4726-459