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Open Group Leader Positions

Group Leader Positions in Molecular, Cellular and Organismal Biology available.

Application deadline: September 30th, 2017

The recruitment package for each group leader includes positions for two PhD students, one postdoctoral researcher, and one technician with generous consumables and investment budgets. Initial appointments are for five years, with the possibility of extension by three years. Research groups enjoy free access to scientific core services including a Mouse House, Microscopy & Cytometry, Mass Spectrometry, Bioinformatics, and Stem Cell and Genome Engineering Facilities.

IMBA is one of the world’s leading biomedical research institutes. Together with the IMP, GMI and MFPL, IMBA is part of the Vienna Biocenter (VBC) with 40 faculty holding ERC grants (past and present) and one of the most competitive international PhD programs. The VBC is home to 1400 scientists and 700 students from over 40 different countries.

Vienna is a multicultural capital city, consistently ranking amongst the top three cities worldwide for the quality of living. Child care facilities are available at the VBC.

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Applications should include a CV, a three-page summary of research achievements and future research plans, and the contact details for three referees. In your publication list please explain in a few sentences the relevance of your most important work.

Applications should be submitted electronically to
by September 30th, 2017. For questions concerning the open positions please contact Sandra Prassel (

The interviews will be scheduled in fall 2017.

Group Leader Position in Molecular, Cellular and Organismal Biology (pdf)

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