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Junior Research Group Leader (m/f/d) in the field of cognitive control of eating behavior and food intake
Published(178 days ago)
Deadline for applications(143 days ago)
Deutsches Institut für Ernährungsforschung Potsdam-Rehbrücke (DIFE)Potsdam
The German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke (DIfE), an
Institute of the Leibniz Association, and the Cluster of Excellence NeuroCure
jointly invite applications for the position of a
Junior Research Group Leader (m/f) in the field of cognitive control of eating behavior and food intake
The German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke (DIfE) pursues
experimental and clinical research in the field of nutrition and health through
interdisciplinary cooperation comprising a broad spectrum of experimental,
medical and epidemiological methods. The Cluster of Excellence NeuroCure
is an interdisciplinary research network in the neurosciences with a focus on
neurological and psychiatric disorders, which aims to better understand
disease mechanisms and develop new therapies by promoting close cooperation
between basic science and clinical research. Located in the international,
diverse, innovative and highly collaborative research environments of Berlin
and Potsdam, both institutions offer an ideal environment for interdisciplinary
To complement our research activities, we are seeking a highly motivated scientist
with an outstanding scientific track record and substantial international
research experience in the field of cognitive control of eating behavior and
food intake, preferentially in experimental animal models. She/He will actively
collaborate with other research groups within the DIfE and NeuroCure and
participate in the translation of the results. The lab will be located at the DIfE.
Applicants should propose innovative research projects and demonstrate that
they can work independently. In the selection process, priority will be given to
scientific excellence rather than a specific research topic. The selected candidate
will obtain attractive initial funding for 5 years with the possibility of an
extension and is expected to successfully acquire external funds.
DIfE is an equal opportunity employer and certified by the career and family
audit. Women are explicitly encouraged to apply. The level of salary will be determined
on the basis of standard/tariff conditions (TV-L), present qualifications
and professional experience. The position is available immediately.
Applications including CV, list of publications, contact details for three references,
and a research concept should be submitted by April 25th, 2019 to email@example.com.
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