The Institute of Cellular and Molecular Botany (IZMB, http://izmb.de)
University of Bonn, Germany, invites applications for the position as
Postdoc/ Junior Group Leader in Molecular Plant Sciences
(wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, paid according to E 13 TVL)
starting at October 1, 2008. Applicants must hold a PhD degree (Dr.
rer. nat.) in Botany/Plant Sciences, should have some post doc
experience (1-3 years), a good publication record and teaching experiences.
We seek a highly motivated and qualified person with a research focus
in either plant-microbe interaction, molecular plant physiology,
plant cell biology, or plant biotechnology. The successful candidate
is expected to participate in the M.Sc. Plant Sciences degree
programme with a teaching obligation of 4SWS.
A laboratory with basic equipment for plant molecular and cell
biological work is available and additional equipment may be shared
with the other research groups in the institute. The junior group
leader will be supported by a part time technician, a student
teaching assistant, and a moderate budget to cover the most basic
expenses. Additional third-party fund sources will have to be
developed by the successful candidate.
The initial contract runs for 3 years with the possibility of renewal
for maximally 3 more years. The jobholder will be entitled to a local
commuter "Job-Ticket" available from the public utility company, Bonn.
The University of Bonn is an equal opportunities employer. Preference
will be given to suitably qualified women or handicapped people, all
other considerations being equal.
Applicants for the academic position are expected to submit a cover
letter, CV, list of publications, description of research
activities/projects and teaching experience, final grade certificates
and names of three referees.
Please address your application to:
Institute of Cellular and Molecular Botany
University of Bonn
The deadline for applications is July 1, 2008.