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Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­si­tät Dres­den - Faculty of Bio­logy, Insti­tute of Micro­bio­logy, Chair of Micro­bial Diver­sity

The TU Dres­den is one of ele­ven Ger­man uni­ver­si­ties that were iden­ti­fied as an “excel­lence uni­ver­sity”. TUD has about 36.500 stu­dents and almost 5319 employees, 507 pro­fes­sors among them, and, thus, is the lar­gest uni­ver­sity in Sax­ony, today.

Having been com­mit­ted to sci­en­ces and the engi­nee­ring before the reuni­fi­ca­tion of Ger­many, TU Dres­den now is a multi-disci­pline uni­ver­sity, also offe­ring huma­nities and social sci­en­ces as well as medi­cine.

Rese­arch Asso­ciate / PhD Stu­dent

(Sub­ject to per­so­nal qua­li­fi­ca­tion employees are remu­ne­ra­ted accord­ing to salary group E 13 TV-L)
The posi­tion is to be fil­led at the ear­liest pos­si­ble date. The tem­porary employ­ment for 36 mon­ths ent­ails 65 % of the full-time wee­kly hours and is gover­ned by the Fixed Term Rese­arch Con­tracts Act (Wis­sen­schafts­zeit­ver­trags­ge­setz - WissZeitVG). The posi­tion offers the chance to obtain fur­ther aca­de­mic qua­li­fi­ca­tion (e.g. PhD).

Work­ing field:

This basic rese­arch pro­ject fun­ded by the Deut­sche For­schungs­ge­mein­schaft (DFG) aims at elu­ci­da­ting the mecha­nism of sen­sing the trace ele­ment sele­nium, of its trans­port into the cell, and of sele­nium-depen­dent signal trans­duc­tion (lea­ding to dif­fe­ren­tial sele­nium-depen­dent gene expres­sion) of stric­tly anae­ro­bic metha­no­ge­nic model orga­nisms. To this end, gene­tic, bio­che­mi­cal, and mole­cu­lar methods will be employed. The chair is super­bly equip­ped for anae­ro­bic lab work. See for back­ground on the working group and on the topic.


uni­ver­sity degree (Mas­ter or Diploma or com­pa­ra­ble degree) in Bio­logy or rela­ted disci­pli­nes with a clear empha­sis of Micro­bio­logy and/or Bio­che­mi­stry/Mole­cu­lar Bio­logy. We seek a highly moti­va­ted sci­en­tist pro­fi­ci­ent in micro­bio­lo­gi­cal, bio­che­mi­cal and mole­cu­lar tech­ni­ques and above-average com­mit­ment. Expe­ri­ence in working with stric­tly anae­ro­bic micro­or­ga­nisms is highly appre­cia­ted.

How to ap­ply:

App­li­ca­ti­ons from women are par­ti­cu­larly wel­come. The same app­lies to people with disa­bi­li­ties.
Please sub­mit your com­pre­hen­sive app­li­ca­tion inclu­ding the usual docu­ments by 28.11.2019 (stam­ped arri­val date of the uni­ver­sity cen­tral mail ser­vice app­lies) using code Selen19 to TU Dres­den, Fakul­tät Bio­lo­gie, Insti­tut für Mikro­bio­lo­gie, z. H. Herr Prof. Dr. Michael Rother, Helm­holtz­str. 10, 01069 Dres­den, or via the TU Dres­den Secu­re­Mail Por­tal by sen­ding it as a sin­gle pdf docu­ment to Please sub­mit copies only, as your app­li­ca­tion will not be retur­ned to you. Expen­ses incur­red in atten­ding inter­views can­not be reim­bur­sed.

Refe­rence to data pro­tec­tion: Your data pro­tec­tion rights, the pur­pose for which your data will be pro­ces­sed, as well as fur­ther infor­ma­tion about data pro­tec­tion is avail­able to you on the web­site: https: //tu-dres­­riere/daten­schutz­hin­weis