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Post-Doc in Microbiology
Published(914 days ago)
Deadline for applications(890 days ago)
Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ)Großbeeren
The Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ) is a member of the Leibniz
Association (WGL). IGZ carries out strategic research for sustainable production of vegetables
and ornamental plants, and thus contributes to the conservation of natural resources and
generation of high quality vegetable products.
We are looking for a
Post-Doc in Microbiology
Reference number: 14/2017/2
The salary will be based on qualification and research experience according to the wage
agreement TV-L, salary domain east, up to EG 13 (100% of the regular working time).
The position is to be filled in the Research Group "Principles of integrated pest managment" in
the Program Area "Plant-microbe systems" at the site Großbeeren and will support the studies
of microbial community analyses in the plant and in the soil.
analyses of microbial communities in plant and soil samples using culture dependent and
independent methods (e.g., metagenome, metatranscriptome)
functional and taxonomic characterization of bacterial and fungal communities including
plant pathogenic microorganisms
bioinformatic analyses and interpretation of datasets such as amplicon sequence data
publication in international journals and presentation of research results
acquisition of project funds, scientific supervision of projects related to the topics and
supervision of bachelor and master students
Skills and requirements:
the candidate should have a PhD in microbiology, phytopathology, molecular biology, cell
biology or microbial ecology
knowledge in analyses of microbial communities with culture dependent and independent
experience in bioinformatic analyses of omics-datasets
experience in supervision of technicians
the ability to work in a team and very good communication skills in English
an interesting position in fundamental plant science and microbiology with applied aspects
for horticultural production systems
Contact: Dr. Rita Grosch (033701 78 207; email@example.com). Further information to the
Research Group "Principles of integrated pest managment" you will find on
IGZ is an equal opportunity employer. Handicapped people with equal qualifications will be
Please send your written application citing the reference number by 3rd of July 2017 to:
Personalbüro, IGZ Großbeeren/Erfurt e,V., Theodor-Echtermeyer-Weg 1, D-14979 Großbeeren
or online in pdf-format to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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