|Job Title:||Group Leader (m/f) - Neurobiology|
|Employer:||The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)|
|Job Location:||Monterotondo (near Rome), Italy|
The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is one of the highest ranked scientific research organisations in the world. The Headquarters Laboratory is located in Heidelberg (Germany), with additional sites in Grenoble (France), Hamburg (Germany), Hinxton (UK) and Monterotondo (Italy
EMBL is searching for a Group Leader to head up an independent research group in the EMBL-Monterotondo Unit in Rome. We seek dynamic and interactive individuals having recently completed their post-doctoral training with an excellent scientific track record and demonstrated experience or interest in molecular neurobiology. We encourage applications from scientists working on diverse questions relating to nervous system structure, function, and plasticity that would benefit from the mouse as an experimental system and the use of modern genetic and genomic approaches.
The Scientific Programme of EMBL emphasizes experimental analysis at multiple levels of biological organisation, from the molecule to the organism, as well as Computational Biology, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology. Within this overall structure, the EMBL-Monterotondo Unit applies a wide range of modern technologies to diverse problems of whole organism biology. Currently its research groups address areas of neurobiology, epigenetics, developmental biology and developmental genetics and are supported by state-of-the-art core facilities in histology, recombineering/gene editing, flow cytometry, microscopy, and mouse transgenesis.
EMBL offers a highly collaborative and uniquely international culture. It fosters top quality, interdisciplinary research by promoting a vibrant environment consisting of young independent research groups with access to outstanding graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Significant core funding and limited teaching responsibilities allow EMBL group leaders to undertake ambitious, farsighted research programs and provides a scientific environment that is particularly attractive for researchers with families.
Further information about the Monterotondo Unit and EMBL can be found at the EMBL web page
EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation. The remuneration package comprises a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme and health insurance, education and other family related benefits, as well as financial support for relocation and installation. We have an informal culture, international working environment and excellent professional development opportunities, including leadership and mentorship programs for young group leaders.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Qualifications and Experience
The successful candidate will have a PhD in Neurobiology or an allied field, show strong potential in setting their own research agenda and show evidence of leadership qualities.
Please apply online through www.embl.org/jobs
Please include a cover letter, CV and a concise description of research interests & future research plans. Please also arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be emailed directly by your referees to firstname.lastname@example.org the latest by 27 October 2016.
Further information about the position can be obtained from the Head of the Monterotondo Unit Phlip Avner (email@example.com).
Interviews are planned for January 2017 (however, dates can be flexible or subject to change depending on circumstances at the time).
Apply now: http://bit.ly/2d3QX0Q