Job Posting: Tenure-Track Faculty Positions, Leibniz-Institut für Altersforschung / Fritz-Lipmann-Institut e.V. (FLI), Jena, Germany

Rachel Howell
October 3, 2014

FACULTY POSITIONS (TENURE TRACK)
 AT THE LEIBNIZ INSTITUTE FOR
 AGE RESEARCH –-
FRITZ LIPMANN INSTITUTE,
JENA, GERMANY

The FLI is an internationally renowned research institute focused on the biology of aging. We are currently expanding under new leadership and are seeking outstanding enthusiastic individuals to strengthen our research program. We are proud of our highly collaborative and stimulating environ­ment, emphasis on mentoring junior scientists and provide the opportunity to help shape the institute’s research focus and fu-ture. We offer an outstanding start-up package, strong scientific core support, a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish an independent research program using inno­vative approaches to study mechanisms of aging, preferentially in the areas of stem cell biology, DNA damage, chromatin biology and epigenetics. The candidate will join an interactive and vibrant group of faculty fo-cused on stem cell and telomere biology, stress response and development, regulation of lifespan, organ homeostasis and DNA damage using various model systems.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and strong record of research achievements. Prefe­rence is given to junior faculty candidates.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit an application electronically to careers@fli-leibniz.de>. A curriculum vitae and description of present and future scientific endeavors are required. Please ar­range to have three letters of recommendation sent directly from the referees to careers@fli-leibniz.de>.

For more information about the positions please contact Dr. Lenhard Rudolph (vorstand@fli-leibniz.de)

Applications with all required materials will be accepted until October 1st 2014. (code number 1412) Interviews will be conducted from November to December 2014.

The FLI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage qualified female candidates to apply.

Please see also http://www.fli-leibniz.de/

For more information please contact Kate Stuart (kate.stuart@vanderbilt.edu).