[Arabidopsis] group leader position at Bonn University

Rochus Benni Franke via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by rochus.franke from uni-bonn.de)
Fri May 2 09:55:43 EST 2008

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:

Managing Director
Institute of Cellular and Molecular Botany
University of Bonn
Kirschallee 1,
D-53115 Bonn

The deadline for applications is July 1, 2008.

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