(Junior) Group Leader Bioengineered/ Living/ Sustainable Materials

The INM is expanding its competence and scientific activity to the interface between materials and life sciences, with the purpose of exploring innovative and sustainable ways to design and synthesize functional materials and devices. The field of Engineered Living Materials is of particular relevance for INM, both from a medical and technical perspective. We are seeking for a (JUNIOR) GROUP LEADER for BIOENGINEERED/ LIVING/ SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS

(5 years contract, salary level 14 TV-L, starting asap)

Your profile:

  • background in life sciences at the interface to materials science
  • > 2-4 years postdoctoral experience with documented output
  • a research vision complementary to the institute’s mission
  • ability to setup and lead an international team in a multidisciplinary research environment
  • proactive spirit for cooperation with other groups
  • interest for technology transfer from own fundamental research, and in cooperation with the industry
  • experience in grant writing

We offer excellent working conditions, including renovated laboratory space and funding for necessary equipment and personnel. We facilitate integration into a highly crea­tive and interdisciplinary environment, with outstanding opportunities for research and scientific career development. We expect that the selected candidate interacts with chemists, physicists, material scientists and engineers at INM. Active cooperation with PIs at Saarland University and the non-university Research Institutions at the Campus is expected. Complementarity to the SFB1027 (Biophysics) and to the Leibniz ScienceCampus Living Therapeutic Materials (www.lsclifemat.de) is desired.

Interested candidates can contact Prof. Dr. Aránzazu del Campo for further details, and are invited to submit their application (via e-mail: aranzazu.delcampo@leibniz-inm.de) including:

  • motivation letter of max. 1 page
  • CV (max 2 pages) with publication list
  • concept sheet of max. 2 pages presenting their envisioned field of research at INM

The deadline for submission is 30th April 2021. We expect to fill the position as soon as possible. The INM is an equal opportunity employer with a certified family-friendly policy. We promote professional opportunities for women and strongly encourage them to apply. Full-time jobs can generally be divided.

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The INM – Leibniz Institute for New Materials in Saarbrücken, Germany, is an internationally leading center for materials research. We focus on interface materials, and their integration in innovative devices for technical and medical applications. INM is a scientific partner to national and international research institutions and a provider of research and development for companies throughout the world. The INM is an institute of the Leibniz Association and has about 250 employees.