Research Assistant (PhD student)

In the research project MOSLA, the University of Marburg and the University of Giessen will jointly develop novel approaches and solutions for long-time archives based on molecular and chemical storage systems. Besides the technical solutions of data storage, they will also research in (de-)coding of information for long-time storage, which will be achieved by a combination of genetic and chemical information encoding. The project is funded by the Hessian Ministry for Science and Arts.

The positions are limited to a time period deemed adequate for the completion of a doctoral degree. As part of the assigned duties, there will be ample opportunity to conduct the independent scientific research necessary for the completion of a doctorate. The limitation complies to § 2, 1 WissZeitVG.

We actively support the professional development of junior researchers, e.g., by the offers of Marburg Research Academy (MARA), the International Office, and the Human Resources Development Office. 
We support women and strongly encourage them to apply. In areas where women are underrepresented, female applicants will be preferred in case of equal qualifications. Applicants with children are welcome – Philipps-University is certified as a family-friendly university. A reduction of working time is possible. Applicants with a disability as described in SGB IX (§ 2 Abs. 2, 3) will be preferred in case of equal qualifications. Application and interview costs cannot be refunded. 

Application documents are to be submitted as one pdf-file to the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, until October 25th 2019, quoting the reference number fb12-0023-MOSLA-wmz-2019.

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