The Biotechnology Institute Thurgau (BITg) at the University of Konstanz in Kreuzlingen/Switzerland

invites applications for a non-tenured

Independent Junior Research Group Leader Position

as of October 1, 2022 or by agreement.

The successful applicant is expected to complement or synergize current research at the institute which focuses on application-oriented basic research in the field of cell biology, cellular immunology, signal transduction and tumor biology.

We seek applications from highly collaborative, communicative, and committed researchers with international experience, an outstanding scientific track record, and the ambition to develop their own research group. The applicant must hold a PhD and/or MD degree and is expected to acquire external funding to complement available internal funding. Participation in teaching of biology and life science students at the University of Konstanz is welcome. The full-time junior group leader position is initially limited to 4 years, with the possibility for an extension of 4 years upon positive assessment.

Applications should include i) a motivation letter, ii) a curriculum vitae, iii) a list of publications, iv) a brief statement (2-5 pages max.) of the past and future research, v) a copy of diplomas, vi) and the names and contact information of 3 references. Please send your full application as a single PDF file to no later than July 15, 2022. Further information can be obtained from Prof. Dr. Daniel Legler (, Chair of the Search Committee.

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