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Biology Or BioChemistry Group Leader Job Available @ Max Planck Institute Germany

Biology Or BioChemistry Group Leader Job Available @ Max Planck Institute Germany

Biology Or BioChemistry Group Leader Job Available @ Max Planck Institute Germany: The Max Planck Society is Germany’s most successful research organization. Since its establishment in 1948, no fewer than 18 Nobel laureates have emerged from the ranks of its scientists, putting it on a par with the best and most prestigious research institutions worldwide. The more than 15,000 publications each year in internationally renowned scientific journals are proof of the outstanding research work conducted at Max Planck Institutes – and many of those articles are among the most-cited publications in the relevant field. Biology Or BioChemistry Group Leader Job Available @ Max Planck Institute Germany

Biology Or BioChemistry Group Leader Job Available @ Max Planck Institute Germany

Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion, Mülheim an der Ruhr

Chemistry

Type of Job: Scientist

Group Leader Position (Biology or Biochemistry)

Job Offer from April 24, 2017

Biology Or BioChemistry Group Leader Job Available @ Max Planck Institute Germany

The Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion in Mülheim an der Ruhr was re-established in 2012 and the field of research was aligned with the conversion of energy. Our scientists are engaged in basic processes that are essential within the storage and conversion of energy.

The department of “Inorganic Spectroscopy” is currently looking for candidate for a Group Leader Position with a PhD degree in Biology or Biochemistry.

Your tasks

  • The appointed researcher will lead a small team with in the biocatalysis research group.
  • The candidate will have oversight for the biochemistry laboratories and lead efforts on protein purification, enzyme activity assays, and kinetics.
  • The candidate will also have the opportunity to collaborate with spectroscopy groups within the MPI CEC.

Your profile

  • The candidate should have a PhD degree and relevant post-doctoral experience in biochemistry or a related discipline.
  • Furthermore he or she should have a strong background in biochemistry, a solid understanding of protein expression and engineering, previous experience with metalloproteins, and a desire to work as part of a diverse research team.

Our offer

  • The successful candidate will be supervised by Prof. Serena DeBeer and work closely with the biocatalysis research team.
  • The position is initially for 12 months (with a prolongation for up to five years) and will be remunerated according to the labor agreement for public service (TVöD).
  • The appointment requires at least two years of relevant postdoctoral experience and demonstrated potential for scientific leadership and independence.
  • Group leaders are permitted and also encouraged to apply for independent funding.

Your application

The Max Planck Society explicitly encourages women to apply. Furthermore, the Max Planck Society wishes to increase the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals.

Please send your application in digital form to gabriele.beckmann@cec.mpg.de. Please state the reference code “SD002” in your application. Application documents must include a cover letter with description of past experience, curriculum vitae with the contact details of three referees, and a copy of your degree certificate. In addition, potential group leader candidates should include a 3-page research statement of future research plans. The research statement should include both potential collaborative projects (with the DeBeer group), as well as an independent research proposal.

Closing date: August 15, 2017.

Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion
Stiftstr. 34-36
45470 Mülheim an der Ruhr
Germany

Biology Or BioChemistry Group Leader Job Available @ Max Planck Institute Germany

View Original Notification: https://www.mpg.de/11249117/group-leader-position/?source=biochemadda

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