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Group Leader - Genome Biology - Technology Development

European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

Location: Heidelberg - Germany
Salary: Grade 9
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 11th September 2018
Closes: 7th October 2018
Job Ref: HD01366

Contract Duration: 5 years (renewable)

The Genome Biology Unit is looking for outstanding candidates with a proven track record in genomics technology development, and its application to exciting interdisciplinary research, with a particular emphasis on microfluidics and nano-technology. We particularly encourage candidates using innovative technology development to address specific aspects of gene expression regulation (transcriptional, post-transcriptional or post-translational regulation), genome engineering, single-cell biology, single molecule approaches or any area of genome biology that dissects and/or models complex processes.

The Genome Biology Unit studies the molecular mechanisms by which genetic information is expressed and regulated to yield diverse biological systems, combining cutting edge approaches to dissect and model complex processes going from genotype to phenotype. The Unit hosts 10 independent research groups, working on synergistic topics, creating a very vibrant and supportive environment. EMBL is a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary research institute with a rich diversity and lively international community.

The offer includes a very competitive research package, access to state-of-the-art core facilities, and excellent Ph.D. students and post-doctoral fellows – key features to support a successful research group.

Your role

You will lead an independent research group to pursue exciting and original research in the broad domain of Genome Biology. EMBL generally appoints group leaders early in their career and provides a very supportive, collegial and family friendly environment in which to develop exciting, cutting-edge research. Significant core funding and very limited teaching obligations allow you undertake an ambitious, competitive research program.

You have

You have an outstanding Ph.D. and post-doctoral record, an exciting and ambitious interdisciplinary research plan for your future group, and be strongly motivated to collaborate with surrounding colleagues.

Why join us

EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organization with a very collegial and family friendly working environment. EMBL is committed to achieving gender balance and strongly encourages applications from women. Appointment will be based on merit alone. The remuneration package comprises a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme, medical, educational and other social benefits, as well as financial support for relocation and installation, including your family, and the availability of an excellent child care facility on campus.

In your online application, you will be asked to include a cover letter, CV and a concise description of research interests & future research plans, typically not exceeding five pages. After submitting your application, you will be asked to invite 3 referees to provide their online reference, before the application closing date.

Interested candidates are encouraged to make informal enquiries to the Head of Unit, Eileen Furlong (furlong@embl.de), to learn more about this opportunity.

Further information about research in the Genome Biology Unit and at EMBL can be found at www.embl.org.

Information on Group Leader appointments can be found under http://www.embl.org/gl_faq.

Interviews are planned for January 7th-8th 2019.

An initial contract of 5 years will be offered to the successful candidate. This is foreseen to be extended to a maximum of 9 years, subject to an external review.

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