University Hospital Cologne / University of Cologne. Köln, 11.05.2018
Junior Research Group Leader (f/m)
This appointment, equivalent to a non-tenured W2-professorial position, is available for applicants holding MD, MD/PhD or PhD degree and
will be offered for a period of five years with the possibility of an extension for additional three years. Payment and social benefits are
in accordance with the regulations of the German salary agreement for public service employees (TV-L).
The position includes funding of a research associate (Post Doc), a PhD student and a technician, soft money for consumables, as well as
start-up financing. Significant institutional support, including modern laboratory space and state-of-the-art facilities in addition to
career advancing training and mentoring support will be provided by the CMMC.
The CMMC also offers an excellent scientific environment by its close interactions with Collaborative Research Centers and Research Units
of the DFG on the Campus, the local Max-Planck Institutes for Biology of Ageing and for Metabolism Research, the Cologne Excellence Cluster
CECAD, the Cologne Center for Genomics (CCG) and the Center for Integrated Oncology (CIO).
The CMMC seeks to appoint candidates with an innovative biomedical research interest in addition to an excellent track record in research,
the capacity to establish and further develop an international research team to develop independent research programs with extramural funding
and to complement the existing strengths and the interdisciplinary and collaborative nature of the CMMC and the institutions at the Cologne
Life Science Campus. Motivation to further develop academic teaching experience and qualifications (e.g. support to obtain the Habilitation
will be provided) is expected.
The University of Cologne is committed to increase the percentage of women in research and teaching. Applications of women are specifically
appreciated. In the case of equal qualifications, competence and specific achievements, women will be considered on preferential terms within
the framework of the legal possibilities.
We also welcome applications from disabled candidates, who will also be given preferential consideration over other applicants with comparable qualifications.
The position is suitable for staffing with part-time employees.
Please address telephone enquiries to Dr. Debora Grosskopf-Kroiher at +49 221 478-89536.
Candidates should submit a single PDF including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, description of research experience and a research concept
for the next five years and perspectives with specific details on the relevance for establishing a Junior Research Group (4 pages), publication
overview, third party funding and the contact addresses of three academic referees. The applications should be sent only by e-mail to Dr. Debora
Grosskopf-Kroiher (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than June 14, 2018.
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