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The new Viral Ecology and Omics group seeks to fill the position of a

Postdoctoral Microbiological Laboratory Manager (m/f/d)

We're looking for a Laboratory Manager to coordinate and support the wet lab activities of the group. In addition, you will have freedom to pursue your own research interests within the scope of Viral Ecology and Omics.

Application deadline: 30th September 2021

Applications in English should comprise a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic certificates and a list of publications. Please submit your application by email as a single PDF file, stating the vacancy 343/2021 to: microverse@uni-jena.de

Bioinformatic Programmer/Data Steward (m/f/d)

We're looking for a bioinformatician to support the dry lab activities of the group. You will assist the PI in the establishment and maintenance of our compute cluster, databases, bioinformatics tools, as well as support the group by building pipelines and performing bioinformatic analyses.

Application deadline: 30th September 2021

Applications in English should comprise a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic certificates and a list of publications. Please submit your application by email as a single PDF file, stating the vacancy 344/2021 to: dez5-bewerbung@uni-jena.de

Postdoctoral Researcher “Microbial Ecology” (m/f/d)

To strengthen the wet lab side of our team, we are looking for a postdoctoral researcher with expertise in environmental microbiology or virology, microbial ecology, meta’omics, or a closely related field.

Application deadline: 17th October 2021

Applications in English should comprise a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic certificates and a list of publications. Please submit your application by email as a single PDF file, stating the vacancy 338/2021 to: microverse@uni-jena.de

Postdoctoral Researcher “Eco/Evolutionary Modelling” (m/f/d)

To strengthen the dry lab side of our team, the group is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to study the emergence of viruses by using theoretical/computational modelling of biological, ecological, and/or evolutionary mechanisms.

Application deadline: 17th October 2021

Applications in English should comprise a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic certificates and a list of publications. Please submit your application by email as a single PDF file, stating the vacancy 339/2021 to: microverse@uni-jena.de

Postdoctoral Researcher “Microbiome Modelling” (m/f/d)

To strengthen the dry lab side of our team, we are looking for a postdoctoral researcher to study the roles of viruses in microbiome dynamics by using mechanistic, data-driven modelling.

Application deadline: 17th October 2021

Applications in English should comprise a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic certificates and a list of publications. Please submit your application by email as a single PDF file, stating the vacancy 340/2021 to: microverse@uni-jena.de

As part of the International Scientists Exchange Program we invite applications for a

Postdoctoral Researcher in Innate Immunity (m/f/d)

A postdoctoral position is available to study host-microbe interactions focusing on extracellular vesicles, innate immunity, and inflammasomes in the context of infectious and inflammatory diseases including sepsis. This two-year postdoctoral position is jointly supervised by Vijay Rathinam (UConn Health) and Michael Bauer (Jena University Hospital). Most of the postdoctoral research will be conducted in Dr. Rathinam’s lab at UConn Health and some in Jena.

Application deadline: 17th October 2021

Applications are exclusively accepted via the JSMC Online Application Portal: apply.jsmc.uni-jena.de

Further job openings in the thematic area

Scientists of the Cluster of Excellence Balance of the Microverse work in a highly interwoven research environment. Here we publish job advertisements of associated institutions and research alliances in the thematic area.

Postdoctoral and doctoral positions in Molecular Microbiology

The Papenfort laboratory (www.papenfortlab.org) at the FSU Jena studies gene regulation in microbial pathogens. We are looking for Postdoc and PhD students in the research areas 1) Phage Biology, 2) Regulatory RNAs and 3) Small Proteins.

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Application deadline: 15th October 2021

Applications in English should comprise the usual documents (CV, publication list, a letter summarizing research interests, experience and goals, and the names and phone numbers/email of at least two references. Please submit your application as a single PDF document via email attachment to kai.papenfort@uni-jena.de