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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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Applications are invited for a Research Associate (Postdoc) at Newcastle University, to work on a project funded by EPSRCs Bright IDEAS Award for a fixed-time period of 2 years, starting 1 May 2015. The project will investigate how iron-bearing clay minerals can be used to sustainably produce...
Newcastle University, Newcastle (England), 11 March 2015
The position is available immediately and will carry responsibility in both research and teaching. Applications from all areas of translational cancer research will be considered. Scientists with a research profile contributing to the understanding of the crosstalk between oncogenic signaling...
Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Freiburg, 26 March 2015
A postdoc position is available in the laboratory of Prof Dr Rune Linding, a world-leading network biologist whose research focuses on the mechanisms by whi­ch cells use signaling networks to respond and adapt to changes in their environment. We are seeking a highly motivated and brilliant postdoc...
University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Lyngby (Denmark), 25 March 2015
The successful candidate has a PhD in any or all of the following: Visual ecology, theoretical and empirical analysis of light in natural environments, animal pigmentation, colour vision, bio-optics or neuroanatomy. The candidate is expected to develop a high-profile research programme, teach in...
Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Tübingen, 23 March 2015
Location Nijmegen Function types Postdoc positions Scientific fields Behaviour and Society Hours 26.6 - 38.0 hours per week Salary maximum EUR 4551 Education University Graduate Job number 30.04.15 Job description We seek a highly talented and motivated postdoctoral researcher to join a...
Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen (RU), Nijmegen (Netherlands), 20 March 2015
Your Job: Proteases are important bacterial effector molecules. Likewise, local and systemic plant defense responses involve endogenous plant proteases. Recent development of new enrichment procedures (see PMID 22023699) now allow us to identify protease substrate repertoires, proteolytic processes...
Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Jülich, 20 March 2015
Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Natural Sciences We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research in the area of Organic Chemistry. The starting date is preferably as soon as possible. The ideal candidate will implement innovative synthetic con­cepts in continuous flow...
RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, 19 March 2015
The Hector Fellow Academy (HFA) is a community of 20 outstanding academics from different research institutions across Germany. They have been acknowledged by the Hector Foundation for their excellent performance and their merit in research and teaching within the natural sciences, informatics,...
Hector Fellow Academy gGmbH, Germany, 13 March 2015
REF: 10633 Salary:A$94K - A$131K per year (plus 17% employer superannuation and leave loading) The Australian Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation & Communication Technology is the world's largest team working to develop a scalable spin based quantum computing architecture in silicon....
University of New South Wales, Sydney (Australia), 11 March 2015
Nazarbayev University is seeking highly-qualified international faculty to join its rapidly growing Chemistry program in the School of Science and Technology. Launched in 2011, the school continues to grow with new undergraduate focus areas of chemistry and biological chemistry with the intent on...
Nazarbayev University, Astana (Kazakhstan), 9 March 2015
Your Job: Focus: CO2 and H2O isotope fluxes in terrestrial systems Isotope-specific measurements of H2O and CO2 fluxes in soil-plant-systems with the latest infrared laser absorption spectrometer technology, with special emphasis on depth-dependent oxygen isotope exchange between H2O and CO2 in the...
Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Jülich, 6 March 2015
Nazarbayev University is seeking highly­qualified Physics faculty for the Department of Physics at the School of Science and Technology. Applicants for the positions of Full Professor and Associate Professor in all fields of physics are invited to apply. Experimentalists with strong research...
Nazarbayev University, Astana (Kazakhstan), 6 March 2015
Term: Full time, three years renewable Position Summary: The Department of Biology at Nazarbayev University School of Science and Technology seeks candidates for the positions of Assistant, Associate and Full Professor in all areas of biomedical sciences to complement existing research and...
Nazarbayev University, Astana (Kazakhstan), 6 March 2015
The University of Salzburg invites applications for 8 fully funded PhD studentships. The ICA program comprises eleven internationally renowned research groups and focuses on specific immunological aspects of cancer and allergy. ICA aims to attract and select high-calibre graduate students from all...
University of Salzburg, Salzburg (Austria), 5 March 2015
at the Institute of Microbiology and Hygiene. The position is available immediately and will carry responsibility in both research and teaching. It is the intention of the faculty with this position to strengthen the scientific focus of the institute in the areas of pathogen-host interaction,...
University of Frei­burg, Freiburg, 5 March 2015
The professorship includes research and teaching in relevant fields of polymer technology, with particular emphasis on bio-based plastics and their processing methods. The professorship is connected to the management of the Applications Center in Schwarzheide, a working group of the Fraunhofer...
Brandenburg Technical University (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg, Senftenberg, 5 March 2015
The positions are within the KIT/IMK-IFU's division "Ecosystem-Atmosphere Interactions" and contribute to the DFG-funded project "Climate feedbacks and benefits of semi-arid forests (CliFF)". In this project, micrometeorological and eco-physiological research will be combined to investigate the role...
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, 4 March 2015
The "Alfried Krupp Senior Fellowships" will be awarded to outstanding senior scientists and scholars who are qualified by their achievements in research as well as in teaching. The "Alfried Krupp Junior Fellowships" will be awarded to highly promising younger post-doctoral scholars. Through the...
Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald, Greifswald, 26 February 2015
Um ein Alfried Krupp Senior-Fellowship können sich durch her­aus­ragende Leistungen in Forschung und Lehre ausgewiesene Wissenschaftler/-innen bewerben. Die Alfried Krupp Junior-Fellowships werden an beson­ders quali­fizierte promovierte Nachwuchswissen­schaftler/-innen vergeben. Das Alfried Krupp...
Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald, Greifswald, 26 February 2015
with self-designed projects in the natural sciences and engi­neering as well as in the humanities and social sciences. In principle, the positions could be established in any research area and shall enable the fellows to conduct an independent research project. Nevertheless, the integration in an...
University of Bremen, Bremen, 8 January 2015