The Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI) in Jena is a federal and state government-funded research institute and member of the Leibniz Association (Wissenschaftsgemeinschaft Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz e.V.). FLI’ s internationally visible and highly competitive research is focused on understanding the mechanisms of aging and associated age-related diseases. Scientists from over 40 countries are currently investigating the molecular mechanisms of aging and the occurrence of age-related diseases. Our aim is to create the basis for new approaches in medicine as a way to improve the health of the elderly (www.leibniz-fli.de).
We invite applications for a position as
The Junior Research Group "Artificial Intelligence in Microbiome and Aging Research" is initially funded by the Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung and can be extended for a maximum period of up to 9 years. We offer an internationally highly competitive start-up and funding package. The Group will be integrated in the FLI research focus “Functional Microbiota-Host Interactions during Aging”.
We are looking for an outstanding scientist with a PhD in data science/bioinformatics or related fields. The successful candidate has a visible publication record in the development and/or application of artificial intelligence methods in biomedical sciences.
Scientists within the research focus “Functional Microbiota-Host Interactions during Aging'' participate in a vibrant, interdisciplinary, interdepartmental, and highly collaborative research community within the FLI, and enjoy access to state-of-art research core facilities including imaging, proteomics, bioinformatics, genomics, and availability of a range of model organisms, including nematode worms, zebrafish, killifish and mice. The Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI) provides extensive administrative support to the Junior Group Leaders.
Diversity and inclusion is a priority at the Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI) at all levels, including faculty, staff, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students.
Please apply online through the FLI application portal and provide a cover letter, your CV, a 2-page research statement and the names and contacts of 3 referees.
For enquiries about the position:
Please contact Dario Riccardo Valenzano or Steve Hoffmann at GLfirstname.lastname@example.org
The call (Job-ID 21/20) is open until December 15th, 2021.