Max Planck Research Group Leader

Employer
Max Planck Research Unit for Neurogenetics
Location
Frankfurt am Main, Hessen (DE)
Salary
,-
Posted
November 24 2018
Organization Type
Non-Profit

The Max Planck Research Unit for Neurogenetics invites applications for a

Max Planck Research Group Leader

The Max Planck Research Unit for Neurogenetics pursues a genetic approach to understand the mechanisms of odorant receptor gene expression and axonal wiring in the olfactory system of the mouse. 

We are looking for a scientist who has been developing an original research program in neuroscience and who is ready to start her/his own independent research group. The research line of the scientist should be complementary to that of the Max Planck Research Unit for Neurogenetics.

The successful candidate will be offered a position of Max Planck Research Group Leader. This position is scientifically and budgetarily independent. It comes with generous funding for startup equipment, personnel, and running costs. The initial appointment is for 5 years, with the option of a merit-based extension of 2 x 2 years, and is equivalent to a W2 professorship.

Answers to FAQs about the position of Max Planck Research Group Leader can be found at https://www.mpg.de/mprg/faqs.

We are committed to equal opportunities for all applicants. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Disabled applicants with equal qualifications will be preferentially hired.

Applicants must email a single PDF file with CV, list of publications, research statement, and contact details of three scientists who are willing to provide a letter of support. Applicants must pay particular attention as to how s/he plans to interface scientifically as Max Planck Research Group Leader with the Max Planck Research Unit for Neurogenetics.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 2 January 2019. Letters of support will be solicited shortly thereafter. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to give a talk at the selection symposium on 28 February 2019 in Frankfurt.

 

Peter Mombaerts, M.D., Ph.D.

Director

Max Planck Research Unit for Neurogenetics

Max-von-Laue-Strasse 4

D-60438 Frankfurt

Germany

http://www.gen.mpg.de

peter.mombaerts@gen.mpg.de

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