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Open Group Leader Positions

Two calls are open in the areas of molecular, cellular & organismal biology and stem cell & developmental biology.

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 over 40 faculty holding ERC grants (past and present) and one of the most competitive international PhD programs. The VBC is home to around 1,700 employees and more than 1,300 students from 70 nations.

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.

For more information, please follow the links to the webpage of the respective call: 

Group leader positions in stem cell & developmental biology and organoid research 
Application deadline: November 15, 2018

Group leader positions in molecular, cellular & organismal biology

Application deadline: December 15, 2018


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The interviews will be scheduled in early 2019.