Job openings in the Cluster Management Office

Scientific coordinator (m/f/d)

The Cluster Management Office is looking for a scientific coordinator within the Cluster of Excellence Balance of the Microverse. The position will combine diverse duties supporting the Cluster Management in the Cluster organisation to provide the optimal environment for excellent research e.g. development of research strategies, preparation of scientific events, grant proposal writing and implementation of the Cluster`s International Scientists Exchange Program.

Application deadline: 20th December 2021

Please submit your application (as a single pdf-file) stating the vacancy 406/2021 to:


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1 System Administrator

For the new Microverse professorships we seek an system administrator supporting the new research groups that focus on the interactions between microorganisms, their environments, and understand and predict their dynamics in space and time. A key tool in the research of these groups will be the use of high-performance computing, indispensable in an age where Big Data is transforming the way Life Sciences research is performed.

The position offers a variety of tasks such as set up, manage, inspect and maintain computational hardware and software as well as assistance for group members.

The candidate should hold a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in an IT-related study or training. Furthermore, the position requires experiences with diverse software programs and database maintainance.

Application deadline: 19th December 2021

Applications should comprise a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and a list of publications. Please submit your application as a single PDF document, stating the vacancy ID 442/2021 via email attachment to dez5-bewerbung@uni-jena.de.

Further job openings in the thematic area

Scientists of the Cluster of Excellence Balance of the Microverse work in a highly interwoven research environment. Here we publish job advertisements of associated institutions and research alliances in the thematic area.

Project coordinator (m/f/d)

The Collaborative Research Center/Transregio 124  "FungiNet - Pathogenic Fungi and their Human Host: Networks of Interaction" (www.fungi.de) is looking for a project coordinator. You will be the central point of contact for the participating scientists and support them in the administration of their research work.

Please find the job advertisement for more details.

Application deadline: 30th November 2021

Please submit your application (as a single pdf-file) stating the vacancy 377/2021 and a possible starting date to:


2 Research Coordinators (f/div/m)

The Leibniz Center for Photonics in Infection Research (LPI, www.lpi-jena.de) is a project of the National Roadmap for Research Infrastructures of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). As one of the supporting institutions of the LPI, the Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans Knöll Institute - (Leibniz-HKI, www.leibniz-hki.de) is looking to recruit a

Research Coordinator and a

Research Coordinator for Project Management and Drug Development (f/div/m)

for 2 years initially with the possibility of extension.

Application deadline: 15th December 2021

Complete applications in English, including a cover letter with a brief statement of research experiences, a CV with a complete list of publications, and the addresses of two possible referees should be submitted via the Leibniz-HKI online application system.