[visionlist] The European Neuroscience Institute in Göttingen (ENI-G) Germany announces positions for Group Leaders (m/f/d)
Caspar M. Schwiedrzik
schwiedrzik at mpih-frankfurt.mpg.de
Tue Jul 7 05:47:15 -04 2020
The European Neuroscience Institute in Göttingen (ENI-G) Germany announces
Group Leaders (m/f/d)
- Limitation: fixed-term
- Working period: full-time
- Tariff: salary according to TV-L
- Announcement published on 06.07.2020
- Vacancy from 01.01.2021
- Application deadline: 31.08.2020
The ENI-G, a joint initiative between the University Medical Center
Göttingen and the Max-Planck-Society, provides an exceptional environment
for excellent young researchers in the neurosciences.
Applicants with an outstanding record of research in neuroscience. Topics
range from molecular and cellular physiology, neuronal circuit analysis,
imaging (at all scales), to computational and cognitive neuroscience.
Current work at the ENI-G focuses on physiology, sensory processing and
plasticity in multiple species, from invertebrates to humans. Research that
complements these already established topics, including computational
approaches at the ENI-G is also welcome.
Group leaders a maximal amount of independence while also providing the
support necessary to build up a new research program. ENI-G will provide
office and laboratory space as well as a generous start-up. State of the
art equipment, including dedicated microscopy infrastructure, animal
facilities, a precision workshop, IT and administrative support are
available in house. Unparalleled opportunities for scientific collaboration
and interaction exist within the Göttingen Research Campus, including the
University of Göttingen and its Medical School, three Max Planck Institutes
(Biophysical Chemistry, Experimental Medicine, and Dynamics and Self
Organization), the German Primate Center and the Bernstein Center for
Computational Neuroscience. We will work closely with the recently
established Cluster of Excellence "Multiscale Bioimaging: from Molecular
Machines to Networks of Excitable Cells (https://mbexc.de/en/)" as well as
the newly starting Heart and Brain Center Göttingen.
In addition to the excellent research environment that ENI-G provides, its
independent group leaders can benefit from the resources and funding
opportunities offered by the Collaborative Research Centers (CRC / SFB)
within the Göttingen Neuroscience community. The ENI-G also houses the
distinguished graduate program ‘IMPRS Neurosciences’, facilitating
interactions with excellent students and providing opportunities for
You will have an experienced mentor by your side, receive broad
administrative support, professional leadership training, and help with
relocation and establishing a life in Germany, including visa application,
housing, schooling, and day-care. Successful group leaders will have the
opportunity to obtain a permanent position after a two step internal and
*We look forward to:*
Applications from outstanding researchers who are enthusiastic about
pursuing an independent research program in an environment that supports
cutting edge research. The successful candidate is expected to develop a
vigorous research program with a Ph.D. received within the last five years.
Relevant research training and outstanding research reflected by
high-impact publications are a prerequisite for consideration. The
applicant is expected to acquire competitive third-party funding, and
eligibility for ERC Starting Grant / DFG Emmy Noether level funding (or
comparable) is a requirement. Details about funding opportunities can be
found at http://www.eni-g.de/career/group-leader. Interested candidates
should submit their curriculum vitae and record of publications
highlighting their 3-5 most significant publications, as well as a research
statement (3-5 pages), and a copy of their PhD degree, preferably in one
pdf. Application deadline: 31 August 2020.
Women are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities and
equal qualifications will be given preferential treatment.
We look forward to receiving your application by *31.08.2020*:
University Medical Center Göttingen
European Neuroscience Institute Göttingen
E-Mail: c.becker at eni-g.de
Please send your application only via e-mail as a PDF-file.
Travel and application fees cannot be refunded or transferred.
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