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Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM)
The Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM) offers immediately the position of a

Research Group Leader
„Immunology of Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers“
with Tenure Track Option (f/m)

Remuneration is in accordance with the German salary scheme for the public service (E15) (TV-AVH Hamburg).
The Research Group will be part of the Thematic Translational Unit Emerging Infections of the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF). We are looking for an excellent scientist with a high potential for developing an internationally recognized research agenda in the field of viral hemorrhagic fevers caused by risk group 4 pathogens. Eligible candidates have a track record in the postdoctoral phase or as junior research group leader on immunology and immunopathology of Ebola, Lassa, and/or Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever viruses. Experience with planning and implementation of research projects in low- and middle-income countries and in the biosafety level 4 laboratory is desirable. The initial appointment will be for 4 years. After positive evaluation in the final year, the temporary appointment is converted to a permanent appointment.
The BNITM is committed to increase the number of individuals with disabilities in its workface and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals. Furthermore, the BNITM seeks so increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply. Preference will be given to disabled candidates with essentially the same qualifications.
Please send applications by October. 31th, 2016, to Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, HR Department, reference DZIF-E15-Immunology, Frau Bünger, Postfach 30 41 20, 20324 Hamburg, Germany, or by email to buenger@bnitm.de. Applications accompanied by supporting documents in English or German (CV, certificates, credentials, list of publications, 3 selected reprints, presentation of research strategy, third-party funding, as well as the names of at least 3 references). For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Stephan Günther (guenther@bnitm.de).

Closing date: 31.10.2016
Closing date: 31 October 2016 Published on academics.com on date 13 October 2016
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