Job Advertisement No. 16/2018
The Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans Knöll Institute - (HKI,
www.leibniz-hki.de) investigates the pathobiology of human-pathogenic fungi and identifies targets for the
development of novel natural product-based antibiotics. The independent research group of Chemical
Biology of Microbe-Host Interactions invites applications for a
Post-doctoral Researcher (m/f)The position is available from February 1, 2019 or soon after for two years initially.
Analysis of cellular processes in a marine hydroid polyp using differential transcriptomics
(1) in silico analysis of available genome and transcriptome data of marine invertebrates
(2) Comparative transcriptomic analysis (RNAseq) of different growth stages of a marine invertebrate
Our requirements: A strong interest in conducting collaborative research on the topic outlined above is
paramount. Candidates are expected to be interested in working at the boundaries of several research
- Very good theoretical and practical skills in bioinformatics and/or cellular biology of marine invertebrates
- The candidate should embrace working in a young international research team and conductingresearch that covers multiple biological disciplines
- A PhD degree in Life Sciences, Cell Biology and/or Computational Biology, Bioinformatics. Candidates about to obtain their degree are welcome to apply!
- An integrative and cooperative personality with enthusiasm for actively participating in a lively
community of the HKI, the JSMC (www.jsmc.uni-jena.de) and ILRS (www.ilrs.de) community
- Very good communication and writing skills (English)
We offer: an international and multi-disciplinary environment. Currently the group consists of ~10 members
at different levels of seniority; post-doctoral scientists, PhD students, master students.
More information for the research output of the group can be found here.
For further information please contact: Dr. Christine Beemelmanns (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Complete applications in English should include a CV, certificates, transcripts, a brief statement of research
experiences and interests and the contact details of two possible referees, and should be submitted via the online application system of the HKI. Final Deadline: December 15, 2018; but applications will be
reviewed on a rolling basis.