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Job - 6 Doctoral and 2 Postdoctoral Researcher Positions 2020, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany


June 25, 2020

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6 Doctoral and 2 Postdoctoral Researcher Positions

The Cluster of Excellence Balance of the Microverse of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena combines expertise in life, material, optical and computational sciences to elevate microbiome studies from descriptive to hypothesis-driven and functional analyses. Our core mission is to elucidate fundamental principles of the interactions and functions in microbial communities in diverse habitats ranging from oceans and ground water to plant and human hosts. The affiliated early career program of the Jena School for Microbial Communication (JSMC) offers an ambitious, structured and interdisciplinary post-graduate training based on top-level fundamental research.

We are curently offering postdoctoral and doctoral researcher positions. We are seeking motivated and engaging candidates who strive to collaborate widely and look beyond traditional disciplines to further our mission.

Application deadline: 25th June 2020

General Requirements

Applicants for doctoral positions must have a Master's degree or equivalent (the German equivalent is 'Diplom') in the Life or Natural Sciences, or a related field. Those students who are in the final stages of completing this degree, but have not yet graduated, are also eligible to apply. Students holding a Bachelor's degree from a research-oriented institution may also be admitted to the program in exceptional cases, if they have shown outstanding performance such as making a major contribution to a refereed publication. Applicants for postdoctoral positions must have a PhD or equivalent in the Life or Natural Sciences, or related fields. We welcome applicants of all nationalities but require mastery of English, as this is the working language in the Cluster of Excellence Balance of the Microverse and at the Jena School for Microbial Communication.

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May 31, 2020


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