Research Associate at the Chair of Applied Zoology

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Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
according to salary group E 13 TV-L
18 May 2020
End of advertisement period
16 Aug 2020
code number 235
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time

At TU Dresden, Faculty of Biology, Institute of Zoology, the Chair of Applied Zoology offers a project position as

Research Associate

(Subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)

starting 01.08.2020, until 31.12.2021. The period of employment is governed by § 2 (2) Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz-WissZeitVG). The position offers the chance to obtain further qualification. Balancing family and career is an important issue. The post is basically suitable for candidates seeking part-time employment.

Tasks: In a BMWi-funded national cooperation project, you shall investigate expression profiles of a carp cell line and quantify the expression of specific signaling network components (e.g. endocrine disruption). You shall identify regulatory sequences of suited candidate genes and test their functionality in reporter assays. Such in vitro data shall be compared with in vivo data of other fish species. The signal networks shall be compared to data of mammals with respect to ecotoxicological relevance. The project covers a wide range of techniques of molecular and cellular biology and include NGS transcriptomics, in silico analysis, cloning and qPCR. We offer state of the art facilities and expect your participation in presentation and publication of the results.

Requirements: university degree in biology or a closely related field. We are seeking for a highly motivated scientist with knowledge of molecular biology, cell biology and microscopic techniques. Experience in bioinformatics and the analysis of RNAseq data are highly desirable. An independent working style and the handling of animals is expected. The national cooperation project requires team spirit and solid knowledge of the German or the English language.

Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.

Please send your application documents using code number 235 in the subject header until 09.06.2020 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Biologie, Institut für Zoologie, Professur für Angewandte Zoologie, Herrn Dr. Alexander Froschauer, 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.

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