Technische Universität Dresden - Biotechnology Centre (BIOTEC), Research Group “Structural Bioinformatics”
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 and Teaching Fellow / Postdoc Position
(Subjected to personal qualification and remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)
The Research Group “Structural Bioinformatics” (Dr. M. Teresa Pisabarro) is inviting applications to working on computer simulation of biomacromolecular systems and rational engineering.
The position will be available from 01.04.2017 and is limited to 3 years with the possibility to be extended upon success. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz – WissZeitVG). The position aims at obtaining further academic qualification.
Suitable applicants will work on characterisation of structure-function relationships and computer-aided simulation of biomacromolecular systems as well as rational engineering in a multidisciplinary and highly collaborative environment. The successful candidate will be also involved in teaching (in English) in our Molecular Bioengineering and Nanobiophysics international Master Programmes.
Suitable candidates should have: a university and Ph.D. degree in -or related to- structural and computational biology/physics/chemistry; outstanding internationally recognized scientific accomplishments in the areas of structural and computational biology/chemistry; strong computational background; experience with molecular dynamics simulations of proteins, DNA and/or GAGs, and in particular with AMBER; high motivation to work in a multidisciplinary, international and highly collaborative environment in simulation of biomacromolecular systems and rational engineering; excellent writing and communication skills in English (German is not required to work in our group).
What we offer:
The Research Group “Structural Bioinformatics” and the BIOTEC are excellently equipped and provide outstanding working conditions in a very international environment. The group has also access to the supercomputing facilities of the TU Dresden (ZIH).
For scientific details please refer to our group’s web site: http://www.biotec.tu-dresden.de/research/pisabarro.html
The TU Dresden is one out of eleven German Universities of Excellence: strong in research with excellent post-graduate programs particularly in biomedical research, physics, material science, electronics and informatics. As a progressive full-status university with 14 faculties it is the largest technical university in Germany.
The Biotechnology Centre (BIOTEC) of the TU Dresden is an international and interdisciplinary institute focused on molecular bio-engineering, proteomics, genomics, biophysics, stem cells and computational biology.
How to apply:
Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.
Interested candidates should send their application and CV (including a description of past research activities, publications and names and e-mail addresses of three referees) as a single PDF until 15.03.2017 (stamped arrival date of TU Dresden applies) to: email@example.com (Please note: we are currently not able to receive electronically signed and encrypted data.). Applications sent by regular post should be addressed to TU Dresden, BIOTEC, Research Group “Structural Bioinformatics”, Frau Dr. M. Teresa Pisabarro, Tatzberg 47/49, 01307 Dresden, Germany. Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you.