Research Assistant (EG 13 TV-H) - At the Department of Mathematics and Science - As soon as possible

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At the Department of Mathematics and Science (Prof. Dr. Raffael Schaffrath and apl Prof. Dr. Thomas Fuhrmann-Lieker) - As soon as possible

The "Graduate Programs" program is designed to support young academics and has the further development of doctoral theses towards structured graduate programs with cooperative doctoral support. As part of the project " How cellular clocks control biological functions " the following place is to be filled:

Research Assistant (EG 13 TV-H)

in a joint project of the research units of Microbiology and Macromolecular Chemistry

Part-time position with half the working hours of a full-time employee; temporary employment for 3 years (position for academic qualification corresponding to § 65 HHG i.V.m. § 2 Abs. 1 Satz 1 WissZeitVG; opportunity for PhD project).


Investigation of ageing mechanisms in eukaryotic model organisms (diatoms, yeast). Aim of the project is the identification of conserved factors influencing timekeeping of infradian clocks and cellular ageing by molecular methods. Active participation in the interdisciplinary graduate programme „How cellular clocks control biological functions“ and services in research and teaching of the subject area Bionanoscience.


Completed course of academic study in biology, nanoscience or a related subject. Good knowledge in molecular microbiology and bioinfomatics and experience in genetics of yeast or diatoms are advantageous. Ability for analytical thinking, independent and interdisciplinary working as well as good proficiency in English and oral and written communication skills are expected.

We offer an attractive and stimulating working environment with excellent infrastructure in the graduate programme “Biological clocks”.

For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Raffael Schaffrath, Tel.: 0561/804 4175, E-Mail:, and apl Prof. Dr. Thomas Fuhrmann-Lieker, Tel.: 0561-804-4720, E-Mail:, zur Verfügung.

The University of Kassel is an equal opportunity employer and aims at a clear increase of the proportion of women in research and teaching. Qualified women are therefore expressly requested to apply. Under the precondition of equal qualification, disabled persons will be preferred. Applications indicating the Position Number, which may be in digital form, should be sent to the President of the University of Kassel, 34109 Kassel, Germany or

Bewerbungsfrist: 13.07.2017
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