E-Tutor "Basics in Molecular Neurobiology and Genetics"

Max-Planck-Institut für Kognitions- und Neurowissenschaften
Leipzig, Sachsen (DE)
by appointment
September 20 2019
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E-Tutor "Basics in Molecular Neurobiology and Genetics"

E-Tutor on a freelance honorarium basis for a duration of about two years

The Max Planck School of Cognition (MPS-Cog) is inviting applications for an e-learning tutor "Basics in Molecular Neurobiology and Genetics".

MPS-Cog, one of the three pioneering national Max Planck Schools, is a joint initiative of the Max Planck Society and leading German Universities together with Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Helmholtz Association, and University College London, and is additionally funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). MPS-Cog will explore new paths in postgraduate education in Germany by linking the dispersed excellence of researchers in the field of cognition, thus attracting top international graduates to its world-class PhD program within. A unique network of approximately 50 outstanding scientists forms the basis for an outstanding career.


The successful applicant is expected to:

  • Develop an online course on Basics in Molecular Neurobiology and Genetics
  • Develop learning outcomes for the courses
  • Interact with a learning designer in the development of e-activities adapted to the learning outcomes of the courses
  • Advise and stimulate students’ participation within an e-learning environment and assist struggling students
  • Conduct student formative assessment

Qualifications and Prerequisites

  • Expertise in Molecular Neurobiology and Genetics
  • Substantial/Extensive teaching experience
  • Familiarity with e-learning environments
  • Excellent command of English
  • Comfortable working in a multicultural environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and flexibility

Application procedure

Please send your application via email (mendes@cbs.mpg.de).

The application should include:

  • letter of motivation
  • a full CV
  • at least one letter of reference

Closing date for applications: October 10, 2019

For further questions, please contact Natacha Mendes: mendes@cbs.mpg.de

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