Technische Universität Dresden - TU Dresden, Center for Molecular and Cellular Bioengineering (CMCB), Biotechnology Center (BIOTEC), Chair of Cellular Circuits and Systems
The TU Dresden is one of eleven German universities that were identified as an “excellence university”. TUD has about 36.500 students and almost 5319 employees, 507 professors among them, and, thus, is the largest university in Saxony, today.
Having been committed to sciences and the engineering before the reunification of Germany, TU Dresden now is a multi-discipline university, also offering humanities and social sciences as well as medicine.
Research Associate / Postdoc
“sleep in mouse models”
(Subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)
The position is starting as soon as possible, limited for two years with the possibility of an extension for an additional 2 years. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz - WissZeitVG). The position aims at obtaining further academic qualification.
The BIOTEC is a renowned interdisciplinary and international research institute of the TU Dresden that boasts a collaborative spirit and cutting-edge technology platforms including state-of-the-art animal facilities. The city of Dresden boasts numerous chances for scientific exchange and collaboration. You will join a team of enthusiastic scientists who pursue creatively their individual research agenda towards a molecular understanding of sleep. Sleep is essential, yet its regulation and molecular functions are not known.
The successful candidate will study sleep control and functions in mouse models and will set up a strong research agenda leading to molecular and mechanistic insight into molecular sleep regulation and functions in mammals.
an excellent university degree (Msc or equivalent) in biology, or a related life science discipline with profound knowledge of molecular biology and physiology and an outstanding PhD with experience in molecular biology, physiology, or neuroscience of the mouse.
Previous experience in animal research (such as obtaining authorizations and carrying out animal experiments) and formal qualification for conducting experiments are required.
very good interpersonal and communication skills; in particular, the ability to effectively work in collaborative research efforts.
Fluency in English - written and oral, sufficient knowledge of German to communicate with authorities etc..
Knowledge of electrophysiological methods is desirable.
How to apply:
Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.
Applications should include a letter of motivation, your CV including a list of publications, transcripts of records, and contact details for 2-3 academic references. The application should be sent until May 18, 2021 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) preferably via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal https://securemail.tu-dresden.de by sending it as a single pdf document to firstname.lastname@example.org or via mail to: TU Dresden, BIOTEC, Professur für Zelluläre Netzwerke und Systeme, Herrn Prof. Dr. Henrik Bringmann, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden. Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.
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