Group Leader in Poland
This is to announce a Max Planck Research Group in the area of Biophysics, Molecular Plant Sciences or Neurobiology. The group will be located at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. The successful candidate should be early in her/his scientific career and is expected to develop an internationally competitive research program. Ideally, the scientific activities would complement ongoing research at the University and at the host institute of the Max Planck Society.
Funding covers a start-up equipment package (approx 150.000 Euro) and necessary and adequate running costs. In addition, funding is provided for the position of the group leader at the level of an associate professor and further staff members (one post-doctoral fellow post or two graduate students, one Ph.D. student and one technician) to be employed at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. The initial appointment of the group leader is for 5 years with the possibility of extension (2 x 2 years) after international review.
Applications should include a CV, a list of publications, a one-page summary of scientific achievements, a two-page research plan and two letters of recommendation. Deadline for application is September 15, 2014. Application (printed) should be sent to: Ms. Justyna Supel, Malopolska Centre of Biotechnology, JU, ul Gronostajowa 7a, 30-387 Krakow, Poland and the electronic version should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Successful applicants should be prepared to join a selection symposium held on November 9, 2014 in Krakow.