Senior researcher / lecturer (Akademischer Rat/Akademische Rätin auf Zeit) in Mathematical Life Science
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn / University of Bonn
The University of Bonn is an international research university offering a broad range of subjects. With a 200-year history, some 35,000 students, more than 6,000 employees and an outstanding reputation in Germany and abroad, the University of Bonn is one of the leading universities in Germany and has been awarded the status of a University of Excellence.
The Chair of Computational Life Sciences of the International Research Unit Mathematics and Life Sciences is looking to fill the following position as soon as possible, initially on a fixed-term contract for three years with an option to extend for a further three years:
Senior researcher / lecturer (Akademischer
Rat/Akademische Rätin auf Zeit, pay grade A13) in
Mathematical Life Science (full time)
The Computational Life Sciences group develops and applies novel mathematical and computational approaches as well as software tools for data analysis and modeling. The spectrum of applications includes oncology, immunology, and epidemiology. We are intensively collaborating with world-leading experts in the respective fields as well as in mathematics, and we are part of the excellence clusters ImmunoSensation2 and Hausdorff Center for Mathematics at the University of Bonn. Furthermore, we are contributing to teaching in various study programs.
To strengthen our team, we are looking for an outstanding researcher with a high level of motivation to start his/her independent research and teaching program.
Independent research in the field of computational biology, system biology / medicine or medical statistics fitting the current research activities in the group
Independent acquisition of third-party funds
Preparation of scientific publications
Teaching in the study programs MSc Mathematics, MSc Systems Immunology and related subjects (4 SWS (semester periods per week))
(Co-)supervision of PhD and Master students in the preparation of their theses
PhD degree in computational biology, system biology / medicine or medical statistics or closely related fields
Programming skills (preferably Python, C++ and/or Julia)
Experience in teaching and supervision of PhD and Master students
Proficiency in written and spoken English
Motivation to develop own research agenda and to build an independent research group
A varied, challenging job with one of the largest employers in the region
An international, stimulating, well-equipped working environment with an open and constructive atmosphere and the necessary infrastructure for high-quality research
Participation in exciting scientific projects and cooperation with internationally renowned scientists
The opportunity to gain further scientific qualifications (Habilitation) and to establish an independent research group
Many options available for university sports
Easy access to the public transport system due to the central location in Bonn as well as the possibility to use inexpensive parking facilities
Flexible working hours and the ability to work from home
Temporary civil servant status with a salary according to pay grade A 13 Landesbesoldungsordnung
The University of Bonn is committed to diversity and equal opportunity. It is certified as a family-friendly university. The University of Bonn seeks to increase female representation in staffing areas where women are underrepresented and provide special career support. Accordingly, the University of Bonn expressly encourages qualified women to apply. Applications will be handled in accordance with the NRW State Gender Equality Act. Applications from qualified candidates with a certified severe disability or from those of equal status are especially welcome.
If you are interested in this position, please send your complete application by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 30.09.2023, quoting reference 54/23/3.201. For technical reasons, applications may only be submitted as a single PDF file. Please do not hesitate to contact Prof. Jan Hasenauer (phone +49 228 73-9446) if you need any more information. We reserve the right to review application documents that are received after the deadline.