Postdoctoral Researcher in Integrative Research Data Management

The interdisciplinary Cluster of Excellence “Balance of the Microverse” invites applications to join their research data management (RDM) team. Tasks include the realisation of the RDM infrastructure, communication with experimental and computational scientists regarding all issues related to RDM, as well as strengthening the links to other consortia.

  • full-time position
  • commencing on August 1, 2023 or at the earliest possible date thereafter
  • initially limited until December 31, 2025

Application deadline: 06.06.2023

Detailed job advertisement

Core mission of the Cluster of Excellence “Balance of the Microverse” of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena is to elucidate fundamental principles of the interactions and functions in microbial communities in diverse habitats, ranging from oceans and groundwater to plant and human hosts. The aim is to identify the shared characteristics of disturbed or polluted ecosystems as well as infectious diseases on the microbiome level, and develop strategies for their remediation by targeted interventions. The affiliated early career program of the Jena School for Microbial Communication (JSMC) offers an ambitious, structured and interdisciplinary post-graduate training based on top-level fundamental research.


Reasearch Assistant for Research Data Managment

As a supporting institution of the LPI (Leibniz Center for Photonics in Infection Research), the Leibniz-HKI (Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology – Hans Knöll Institute) is still looking for a reasearch assistant for research data managment. The task is to identify the needs of scientific data use and to establish an interoperable, scalable, quality-assured and user-friendly research data infrastructure, taking into account the FAIR principles. To this end, a set of rules will be developed in consultation with the research groups to facilitate scientific exchange and collaboration. This will be done in close coordination with colleagues at Leibniz-HKI and the partners involved. Furthermore, there will be a continuous exchange of knowledge and experience in the field of research data management with other institutions.

  • full-time position
  • initially limited for two years, an extension will be sought if suitable

Job advertisement (German)

The position is not filled yet. Do not hesitate to apply.

The Leibniz Center for Photonics in Infection Research (LPI) is a project of the National Roadmap for Research Infrastructures of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). It is being established by a consortium of four supporting institutions (Leibniz-HKI, Leibniz-IPHT, Uni Jena, University Hospital Jena).