Junior Group Leader position in Translational Malaria Research

The Centre for Infectious Diseases, Parasitology at Heidelberg University Hospital, Germany (Prof. Dr. Michael Lanzer) invites applications for a

Junior Group Leader position in Translational Malaria Research

We invite applications from outstanding young scientists to establish an independent research group on translational malaria research. The candidate should have 2 - 6 years of postdoctoral training and an outstanding track record of accomplishments. The position will be funded by the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF, for 5 years starting 1 January 2021 and includes funding for personnel and consumables. The ideal candidate would establish collaborations with DZIF partners in Hamburg, Tübingen, Lambaréné or Kumasi. The group will be located at the Centre for Infectious Diseases, Parasitology, at Heidelberg University Hospital. Adequately furbished laboratories, including access to animal facilities, safety compartments, insectary, and state-of-the-art imaging and technology platforms, are available. The acquisition of additional extra-mural funding is expected.

International applications are welcome. Salary and social benefits will be in accordance with the German labor laws.

Applications, which should include a CV, a complete list of publications, copies of 5 selected publications, other records of major achievements, a 5-page research proposal and two letters of recommendation, should be submitted to the e-mail address listed below before 31 July 2020. For questions don’t hesitate to contact Miriam Griesheimer ( Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview in September.

Prof. Dr. Michael Lanzer
Centre for Infectious Diseases, Parasitology
Heidelberg University Hospital
Heidelberg University Medical School
Im Neuenheimer Feld 324
69120 Heidelberg
phone: +49-6221-56-7845
fax: ++49-6221-56-4643