Junior Research Group Leader - „Pathogenesis of bacterial infections“: Germany

The Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hospital Epidemiology of Hannover Medi-cal School (MHH, Director: Prof. Dr. Dirk Schlüter) and the TWINCORE(Director: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Kalinke), a joint research institute of MHH and the Helmholtz Institute for Infection Research, seek to recruit a  Junior Research Group Leader (E15) „Pathogenesis of bacterial infections“.

The research focus should be the pathogenesis of medical relevant bacterial infections including the role of host cell signaling. Topics of interest are bacterial pathogenesis, bacterial communication and infection immunology of bacterial infections. The research may cover clinically motivated basic research and clinical research. A cooperation with the clinical departments of Hannover Medical School is welcome and supported.

Applicants are expected to have a very good publication record and ideally should have been successful in obtaining competitive research grants. The date of PhD/MD certification should be passed for more than two but no longer than five years. The research of the successful applicant should support the externally funded research consortia of the MHH including the Collaborative Research Center (CRC, „Sonderforschungsbereich“) 900 and the Excellence Cluster RESIST. The successful candidate will be supported by MHH and TWINCORE to raise external funds and to gain international visibility.

The Junior Research Group is part of the Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hospital Epidemiology and financed by this institute. The research group will be located at TWINCORE and integrated in the research infrastructure of TWINCORE. The Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hospital Epidemiology and TWINCOREsupport the junior research group leader by the integration into MHH/TWINCOREand promote the further career development. The junior research group leader will be provided an attractive startup package.

The successful candidate will be offered a contract for five years. Salary is according to the Tarifvertrag der Länder (TVL) of Lower Saxony.

We invite applications from both medical and science graduates. Teaching of medical and science students is possible. Enquiries regarding details of this position can be directed to Prof. Dr. D. Schlüter Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hospital Epidemiology,

The MHH is an equal opportunity employer, aims to increase the number of women on its faculty and therefore encourages women to apply for this position. Applicants have to meet the conditions stipulated by university legislation in Lower Saxony, details of which are available on request.

Your application should include a short summary CV, a detailed description of your training and research career, a list of publications (separate listing of original research papers, reviews, book chapters) and research grants, reprints of up to five publications, as well as your teaching experience, a short exposé of your planned research and your proposed teaching activities. Please, provide contact details for at least three referees. You should submit your application both in electronic format to and in paper format to Petra Kleinhans, Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Krankenhaushygiene, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl-Neuberg-Str. 1, 30625 Hannover, by February 15, 2019.

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