Postdoc/Junior Group Leader in Molecular Plant Sciences in University of Bonn,

The Institute of Cellular and Molecular Botany (IZMB, http://izmb.de)
University of Bonn, Germany, invites applications for the position as
Postdoc/Junior Group Leader in Molecular Plant Sciences
(wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, paid according to E 13 TVL)

starting at October 1, 2008. Applicants must hold a PhD degree (Dr. rer.
nat.) in Botany/Plant Sciences, should have some post doc experience
(1-3 years), a good publication record and teaching experiences.
We seek a highly motivated and qualified person with a research focus
in either plant-microbe interaction, molecular plant physiology, plant
cell biology, or plant biotechnology. The successful candidate is expec -
ted to participate in the M.Sc. Plant Sciences degree programme with
a teaching obligation of 4SWS.

A laboratory with basic equipment for plant molecular and cell biological
work is available and additional equipment may be shared with the
other research groups in the institute. The junior group leader will be
supported by a part time technician, a student teaching assistant, and a
moderate budget to cover the most basic expenses. Additional thirdparty
fund sources will have to be developed by the successful candidate.
The initial contract runs for 3 years with the possibility of renewal for maximally
3 more years. The jobholder will be entitled to a local commuter
“Job-Ticket” available from the public utility company, Bonn.
The University of Bonn is an equal opportunities employer. Preference
will be given to suitably qualified women or handicapped people, all other
considerations being equal.

Applicants for the academic position are expected to submit a cover letter,
CV, list of publications, description of research activities/projects and
teaching experience, final grade certificates and names of three referees.
Please address your application to:

Managing Director
Institute of Cellular and Molecular Botany
University of Bonn
Kirschallee 1
D-53115 Bonn

The deadline for applications is July 1, 2008.