Goethe University Frankfurt am Main (GU)

Staff Scientist (E13 TV-G-U) to support the FCI Proteomics platform

Frankfurt Cancer Institute (FCI)

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

The Frankfurt Cancer Institute (FCI) is a recently founded LOEWE Center where interdisciplinary teams work together to elucidate molecular mechanisms of tumor pathogenesis and therapy response to develop innovative targeted therapies. Research within FCI programs is substantially dependent on central technology platforms to ensure a smooth and reproducible workflow. To achieve this, all FCI platforms rely on staff scientists with a PhD/MD degree and a proven track record in biomedical sciences.

Currently the Frankfurt Cancer Institute is recruiting a

Staff Scientist (E13 TV-G-U)

to support the FCI Proteomics platform.

TASKS
include the planning and execution of complex proteomics projects and the establishment of innovative mass spectrometry (MS)-based techniques needed for successful accom¬plish¬ment of the FCI’s goals.

WE OFFER
a competitive salary as well as Education and Training opportunities. Located in Frankfurt am Main the FCI is situated in an open-minded metropolitan region and offers an international working environment, good access to public transportation and road network and a free public transport job-ticket (in 2019). The Goethe-University also runs a day nursery, the ,,Uni-Strolche‘‘. This position is suitable for a full time employment or part-time employment.

REQUIREMENTS
are a profound expertise in quantitative MS-based proteomics and the respective data analysis including comprehensive proteome analyses and PTM profiling. A strong under¬standing of general proteomics workflows and LC-MS instrumentation is required and experience in the field of clinical proteomics is appreciated.

Moreover, candidates should have a keen interest in translational cancer research and in providing state-of-the-art technologies to facilitate the develop¬ment of mechanism-based tumor thera¬pies.

The proteomics platform staff scientist is expected to engage in a multidisciplinary team as part of the FCI core and needs to bring good team communication skills. In addition to a strong expertise in MS-based proteomics a record of successful projects is required for the position. Contracts are planned for 3 years with the option for extension. The position is located at Goethe University’s campus Niederrad.

APPLICATIONS
should be submitted electronically by 31 December 2019 as one pdf file (max 20 MB) to career@fci.health including a letter of interest, CV, publication list, names of three references and certificates.

The Goethe University is committed to increase the proportion of female scientists and group leaders and therefore particularly encourages women to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equal qualification and aptitude will be given preferential consideration.

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Staff Scientist (E13 TV-G-U) to support the FCI Proteomics platform