registration number: fb15-0008-wmz-2023
as soon as possible
E 13 TV-H
Volume of employment:
part-time (50 %)
The Philipps University, founded in 1527, offers multiple award-winning teaching for around 22,000 students and tackles the important issues of our time with excellent research across a broad spectrum of science.
The Department of Chemistry, research group Prof. Dr. Lars-Oliver Essen, is currently accepting applications for a
The position is offered for a period of 3 years, if no former times of qualification must be considered. The starting date is as soon as possible. The position is part-time (50 % of regular working hours) with salary and benefits commensurate with a public service position in the state Hesse, Germany (TV-H E 13).
The position is in the research group of Prof. Dr. Essen, whose research topics include "Light-triggered conformational changes in biological photoreceptors" and their applications in optogenetics. The project involves the generation of cryptochrome-based optogenetic tools in the model organism Saccharomyces cerevisiae. This project includes the usage of magnetoreceptive cryptochromes for the development of a magnetosensitive yeast
The position is limited to a time period deemed adequate for the completion of a doctoral degree. As part of the assigned duties, there will be ample opportunity to conduct the independent scientific research necessary for the completion of a doctorate. The limitation complies to § 2, 1 WissZeitVG.
Disposition to own scientific qualification is expected.
We actively support the professional development of junior researchers, e.g. by the offers of Marburg Research Academy (MARA), the International Office, the Higher Education Didactics Office and the Human Resources Development Office.
Prof. Dr. Lars-Oliver Essen
+49 6421-28-22032; +49 6421-28-22026
We support women and strongly encourage them to apply. In areas where women are underrepresented, female applicants will be preferred in case of equal qualifications. As a certified family-friendly university, we support our employees in balancing family and career. A reduction of working time is possible. Applicants with a disability as discribed in SGB IX (§ 2 Abs. 2, 3) will be preferred in case of equal qualifications. Application and interview costs cannot be refunded.
Please send your application documents mentoning the registration number above as a single PDF file to Ms. Kirsten Bubenheim () by March 26th 2023. Your documents include cover letter, curriculum vitae, publication list, proposal of two potential reviewers, and copies of certificates of your academic degrees.