Vacancy ID: 131/2023
Closing date: 2023-06-06
Friedrich Schiller University is a traditional university with a strong research profile rooted in the heart of Germany. As a university covering all disciplines, it offers a wide range of subjects. Its research is focused on the areas Light—Life—Liberty. It is closely networked with non-research institutions, research companies and renowned cultural institutions. With around 18,000 students and more than 8,600 employees, the university plays a major role in shaping Jena’s character as a cosmopolitan and future-oriented city.
The core mission of the Cluster of Excellence “Balance of the Microverse” of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena is to elucidate fundamental principles of the interactions and functions in microbial communities in diverse habitats, ranging from oceans and groundwater to plant and human hosts. We aim to identify the shared characteristics of disturbed or polluted ecosystems as well as infectious diseases on the microbiome level, and develop strategies for their remediation by targeted interventions. The affiliated early career program of the Jena School for Microbial Communication (JSMC) offers an ambitious, structured and interdisciplinary post-graduate training based on top-level fundamental research. The Cluster of Excellence Balance of the Microverse invites applications for a
commencing on August 1, 2023 or at the earliest possible date thereafter. The full-time position is initially limited until December 31, 2025.
We are looking for a highly motivated candidate for the research data management (RDM) team in our interdisciplinary Cluster of Excellence. Your tasks include the realisation of the RDM infrastructure, communication with experimental and computational scientists regarding all issues related to RDM, as well as strengthening the links to other consortia. The position will be jointly supervised by Prof. Dr. Birgitta König-Ries (http://fusion.cs.uni-jena.de) and Prof. Dr. Christoph Steinbeck (https://cheminf.uni-jena.de) and will be associated with the Michael-Stifel-Center Jena for data-driven and simulation science (http://www.mscj.uni-jena.de/).
The full-time position (40 hours per week) will be funded through the Excellence Strategy of the German federal and state governments. It is initially limited until December 31, 2025. A part-time contract can be discussed. To promote gender equality in science, applications by women are especially welcome. Candidates with severe disabilities will be given preference in the case of equal qualifications and suitability.
Applications in English should comprise a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of academic certificates. Please submit your application via the JSMC Online Application Portal,
under the vacancy ID 131/2023 by June 6, 2023: