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Junior Research Fellow

The B CUBE - Center for Molecular Bioengineering, an institute of the Center for Molecular and Cellular Bioengineering, is seeking applications for a position as

Junior Research Fellow

(Subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)

starting 01.07.2020, in the field of synthetic biology, biochemistry, biophysics, or biological materials. The position is limited for 3 years. Extension for additional two years is possible after positive evaluation. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz – WissZeitVG).B CUBE is an interdisciplinary research center focusing on three research dimensions: Bioprospecting, BioNano Tools, and Biomimetic Materials (see www.tu-dresden.de/bcube). The Junior Research Fellow will be part of a dynamic institute of TU Dresden situated on the Life Science Campus next to the Biotechnology Center, the DFG Cluster of Excellence “Physics of Life”, the Center for Regenerative Therapies, the School of Medicine, and the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics.

Tasks: The successful applicant will receive an own research budget for a period of three years and will be scientifically independent. During the fellowship, the applicant will be invited to apply, together with B CUBE, for junior group leader funding from, e.g. Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (Emmy-Noether program), European Union (ERC starting grant), VolkswagenStiftung (Freigeist fellowship) or equivalent programs. B CUBE offers an excellent scientific environment with career mentoring, state-of-the-art equipment as well as dedicated laboratory and office space in a new research building.

Requirements: university and doctoral degree (within two years after PhD completion). Applicants are expected to have an excellent scientific track record in molecular genetics, molecular cell biology, biochemistry, chemical biology, or biophysics.

Please send your application (CV, publication list, a short description of past achievements, a research proposal (max. three pages) and contact details for three referees) preferably via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal https://securemail.tu-dresden.de by sending it as a single pdf file to zikbcube@tu-dresden.de until 31.01.2020 (stamped arrival date applies) or by mail to: TU Dresden, B CUBE, Herrn Prof. Dr. Michael Schlierf, Tatzberg 41, 01307 Dresden. Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.

Postdoc / PhD

B CUBE provides challenging research opportunities for outstanding candidates who wish to work towards a PhD or to continue their research as Postdoc within the scope of one of the B CUBE research fields (BioProspecting, BioNanoTools, Biomimetic Materials).

For further information, please check the B CUBE group websites and contact the group leader directly!

Dresden International Graduate School for Biomedicine and Bioengineering (DIGS-BB)

B CUBE provides challenging research opportunities for outstanding university graduates who wish to work towards a PhD within the Dresden International Graduate School for Biomedicine and Bioengineering (DIGS-BB). The DIGS-BB is a structured PhD program by the Technische Universität Dresden. It is dedicated to first-class research and doctoral training of talented students in a wide range of interdisciplinary fields.

The DIGS-BB offers:

  • PhD positions for up to 4 years in world-class interdisciplinary research projects
  • state-of-the-art institutes and a unique infrastructure with dedicated services and facilities
  • a vibrant, collaborative, and international research community
  • a curriculum that goes beyond traditional scientific training to support both scientific and personal development
  • expert thesis supervision
  • competitive awards
  • ambitious student-driven activities
  • exceptional support for international students

We are looking for bold, highly committed, ambitious, and creative graduates who can think outside the box and work on challenging projects at the frontiers of science. Applications are invited twice a year, the admission is highly competitive. The DIGS-BB is part of the well-established Dresden International PhD Program under which there are two powerful partners: The DIGS-BB and the International Max Planck Research School for Cell, Developmental and Systems Biology.

For further information go to the DIGS-BB website or contact the DIGS-BB Program office: digs-bb@tu-dresden.de

Master students

Are you looking for a supervisor of your master thesis? Find out about fascinating research topics on the B CUBE group websites and contact the group leader directly!