Scientist/Postdoc in the field of infection research


The Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Remedy and Immunology IZI researches and develops particular drawback options on the interfaces of drugs, life sciences and engineering. For our working group “Vaccine Applied sciences” we’re searching for a scientist to hitch our group from the start of 2024. The analysis group develops diagnostic strategies and prevention methods for infectious illnesses, each in human and veterinary medication. Vital analysis matters are zoonoses and rising or re-emerging viral infections.

What you’ll do

  • As a part of an EU-funded worldwide and multidisciplinary undertaking group, you’ll develop strategies for the detection and management of zoonotic infectious brokers. A specific focus of your work is on microarray-based serological assays.
  • You’ll put together undertaking stories and publications along with your laboratory outcomes and current them at undertaking conferences and at nationwide and worldwide symposia. 
  • By guiding the technical assistants and by supervising junior workers (grasp’s and PhD college students) you’ll actively move in your data.
  • You’ll help the top of the analysis group within the acquisition and software course of for industrial contract analysis and public analysis funding and will probably be concerned within the operational undertaking administration of present and new tasks.
  • As well as, you’ll consider funding alternatives, kind consortia from present and new contacts, and keep and increase your community in trade and academia.

What you carry to the desk

  • You will have accomplished a PhD within the subject of biology, biochemistry, biotechnology or in a comparable self-discipline.
  • As a part of your profession so far, you might have already gained at the very least two years {of professional} expertise in analysis, ideally within the fields of virology, microbiology or immunology.
  • You might be keen to work with completely different pathogens within the laboratory (as much as security stage 3) and ideally have earlier expertise on this subject.
  • You take pleasure in exchanging concepts and passing on data in a group and rating factors along with your structured and impartial manner of working and a assured method when speaking scientific content material. Attributable to your robust organizational expertise, you’ll be able to work on a number of tasks and duties in parallel.
  • For the cooperation with worldwide undertaking companions, you’re a robust communicator in written and spoken English.

What you possibly can anticipate

  • Via shut ties to trade, at Fraunhofer IZI artistic analysis freedom meets actual worth creation – and with added worth for society. Via your dedication, you’ll assist form the drugs of tomorrow and achieve thrilling insights into the main group for application-oriented analysis in Europe.
  • We strengthen your competencies – via suggestions in common worker opinions, complete coaching alternatives, profession applications and way more.
  • Reducing-edge analysis is just attainable with cutting-edge tools: on a complete of just about 8000 m² of laboratory house, we give you the whole lot a researcher’s coronary heart needs.
  • With versatile working hours, dwelling workplace choices and trust-based working hours, we allow free and self-determined time administration.
  • Generally household comes first – we all know that! That is why we provide a variety of help companies that will help you stability household and profession (e.g. parent-child workplace, daycare facility on the institute, pme household service, childcare companies from our companion voiio).
  • Extra advantages: 30 days of trip based mostly on a 5-day week (Christmas Eve and New Yr’s Eve are additionally off work), annual bonus, compensatory day off for time beyond regulation, firm pension plan, capital-forming advantages, a reduced job ticket for public transportation, free automobile parking and safe bicycle parking with charging stations for electrical automobiles, in addition to discounted worker costs within the institute’s cafeteria.

The place is initially restricted to three years, however a longer-term employment is aspired. The weekly working time is 39 hours; the place is to be stuffed as near full-time as attainable.   Appointment, remuneration and social safety advantages based mostly on the public-sector collective wage settlement (TVöD). Moreover Fraunhofer might grant performance-based variable remuneration elements.

We worth and promote the variety of our staff’ expertise and due to this fact welcome all purposes – no matter age, gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, faith, ideology, incapacity, sexual orientation and id. Severely disabled individuals are given desire within the occasion of equal suitability.

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Please don’t hesitate to contact us if in case you have any questions on this place:

Dr. Jasmin Fertey
E-Mail: [email protected]
Telephone: +49 341 35536 2160

Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Remedy and Immunology IZI  

Requisition Quantity: 68063                Utility Deadline:

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