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Justus Liebig University Giessen
The Faculty of Medicine, Chair for Pulmonary Pharmacotherapy (head: Prof. Dr. Ralph Schermuly) invites applications for a

Research assistant / Postdoc (100 %)

as of now, limited until 30.06.2020.
Reference is made to § 2 WissZeitVG and § 65 HHG (Hessisches Hochschulgesetz).
The candidate is working within project CP02 "Phenotyping of pulmonary hypertension and cor pulmonale" of the Collaborative Research Center CRC 1213 "Pulmonary Hypertension and Cor Pulmonale".
Responsibilities: The occupation comprises the facilitation of the candidate’s own scientific qualification including the acquisition of scientific skills by means of investigating in depth the research area "Pulmonary Hypertension and Cor Pulmonale". Beyond that, a main focus is put on providing scientific services in research and teaching according to § 65 HHG, in particular by conducting examinations on animal physiology and imaging technologies at the highest level in the area of translational experimental pneumology. Further responsibilities within the central project CP02 comprise the storage and analysis of data on animal experiments for various other projects within the Collaborative Research Center as well as the supervision of technical employees and doctoral students in an international environment. The candidate is obliged to undertake teaching responsibilities according to the teaching obligations regulation (Lehrver­pflichtungsverordnung) of the federal state of Hessen.
Requirements: Full university education with a doctorate in biology or veterinary medicine or a comparable scientific education as well as a comprising and outstanding pathophysiological knowledge. Further knowledge in histology and/or transgenic mouse technology as well as a certificate of competence for conducting animal experiments are a benefit. The candidate should be autonomous and self-initiative on a large scale. He or she should be able to adequately represent the institute and to be confident in business discussions. It is expected that the candidate will raise and implement third-party funded projects.
According to the equal right act of Hessen the splitting into two part time jobs is generally possible if the position can be staffed in the morning and in the afternoon.
Justus-Liebig-University Giessen (JLU) aims to employ more women in academic research. We therefore particularly encourage female candidates to apply. JLU pursues the goal at faculty leadership level of increased competence in dealing with gender and family-related issues. JLU is regarded as a family-friendly university. Applicants with children are very welcome. Applications from disabled people of equal aptitude will be given preference.
Please send your letter of application (no e-mails, please) with a CV and documentation of your qualifications and teaching competence to: President of the Justus Liebig University Giessen, Erwin-Stein-Gebaeude, Goethestraße 58, 35395 Giessen, Germany, quoting reference number 114/06460/11. Applications must be received by 10.02.2017 at the latest.

Closing date: 10.02.2017
Closing date: 10 February 2017 Published on academics.com on date 5 January 2017
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