[Taxacom] Jop posting Ref. #B59, 8 Fellowships for Doctoral Candidates

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The Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (BiK-F) has been founded by the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung, the Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main, and additional partners. It is funded by the Federal State of Hessen through its Initiative for the Development of Scientific and Economic Excellence (LOEWE). The mission of the centre is to carry out internationally outstanding research on the interactions of biodiversity and climate change at the organism level. 
The International Multidisciplinary Parasitology and Vector Biology (IMPact-Vector) – Graduate School invites applications for  
Eight Fellowships for Doctoral Candidates
                                                             (Ref. #B59)                                                                 
The Graduate School is funded by the Leibniz-Association and offers positions in the areas of parasitology, infection and vector biology and medical entomology. IMPpact-Vector is a joint program of the Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum/ Biodiversity and Climate Research Center (SGN/ BiK-F, Frankfurt am Main), the Bernhard-Nocht-Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM, Hamburg), the Leibniz-Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW, Berlin) and the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB, Berlin).
We offer outstanding training and support in an excellent scientific network. Faculty members are affiliated with many well-known institutes (for details see our websites). Our mission is to ‚help students to become creative, responsible and self-confident young researchers. We are looking for highly motivated students who are strongly committed to research and share our vision to improve world health. Start your scientific career in the Leibniz-Association!
The following topics are offered by the partner institutions (two PhD positions each):
·      Diversity and evolutionary adaptations of arthropods and their function as disease vectors (SGN/ BiK-F; in cooperation with BNITM, IZW, IGB)
·      Arbovirology and vector competence of mosquitoes (BNITM; in cooperation with SGN/ BiK-F, IZW)
·      Micro and macro-parasite transmission between mammals and birds and their immunological costs of infection (IZW; in cooperation with BNITM, IGB, SGN/ BiK-F)
·      Relevance of parasites in freshwater ecosystems (IGB; in cooperation with SGN/ BiK-F, IZW)
Your profile:
·      Masters or diploma degree in biology, zoology, molecular biology, biochemistry, virology or parasitology or related fields
·      Laboratory experience 
·      Interest in solving complex biological problems
·      Excellent communication skills – English is the working language of the research groups 
Salary and benefits are in accordance with a public service position in Germany (TV-H E13, 50%). The contract shall start June 2014 and will be limited to a 3-year term. The Leibniz-Association supports equal opportunity of men and women and therefore strongly invites women to apply. Equally qualified handicapped applicants will be given preference.
Please send your complete application (incomplete applications will not be considered) before February 11th, 2014 preferably by e-mail (attachment in a single pdf document, incl. a CV, copy of the master or diploma certificate, abstract of the thesis, letter of motivation, two references and the application sheet [downloadable at http://www.senckenberg.de/files/content/stellenausschreibungen/application_form_sgn.doc ], mentioning the reference of this position (Ref. #B59) to the speaker of IMPact-Vector:
Herrn Prof. Dr. Sven Klimpel
c/o Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung
Senckenberganlage 25
60325 Frankfurt am Main
impactvector at senckenberg.de
For scientific enquiries please contact Prof. Dr. Sven Klimpel, impactvector at senckenberg.de

Mit freundlichen Grüßen /Best Regards

i.A. Stefanie Ulrich  
Team Recruiting 

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