Head of the Division "Material-Microbiome Interactions":

The Department of Materials and the Environment in Berlin-Steglitz is looking for a Head of the Division “Material-Microbiome Interactions” to start 01.01.2023.

Information about this role

  • Salary group B 1 BBesO (Director and Professor) / non-tariff remuneration
  • Official/permanent employment relationship
  • Full-time / suitable as part-time employment

The Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und ‑prüfung (BAM) is a federal materials research institute in Germany. Our mission is to ensure safety in technology and chemistry. We perform research and testing in materials science, materials engineering and chemistry to improve the safety of products and processes. At BAM we do research that matters. Our work covers a broad array of topics in the focus areas of energy, infrastructure, environment, materials, and analytical sciences.

The intersection of the fields of microbiome and material research is a topic of scientific and public interest. The division will focus on experimental, data-based and predictive assessment of material-environment interactions and their impact on the microbiome. In the future these processes will be represented through mathematical modelling and laboratory simulations. Join our team of dedicated scientific leaders!


We welcome applications via the online application form by 15.09.2022. Alternatively, you can also send your application by post, quoting the reference number 193/22-P. More information about the application here.


The President of BAM, Prof. Dr. Ulrich Panne (e-mail and the head of the department ‘Materials and the Environment’ Prof. Dr. Anna A. Gorbushina (phone +49 30 8104-1400, e-mail will be glad to answer any specific questions you may have regarding this position.

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