Group leader position avaliable at Empa SG, Switzerland

Empa – the place where innovation starts

Empa is the research institute for materials science and technology of the ETH Domain and conducts cutting-edge research for the benefit of the industry and the well-being of society.
The Laboratory for Particles-Biology Interactions pioneers innovative particle-based solutions for personalized healthcare applications to meet the growing needs of our society. We are a highly motivated team of biologists and chemists with core competences in cell- and molecular biology, material science and chemistry. To enforce our team we are looking for a:
Tenure-track Group leader in the area of NGS, proteomics and bioinformatics
Your tasks:
      you lead with competent scientific and entrepreneurial guidance a team of scientists, Postdocs, PhDs and technicians and you actively collaborate with other Empa units, partner institutions and industrial partners in an interdisciplinary field
      you initiate and combine the new ’omics’-technologies with material research to provide new impulses in precision health care solutions
      your team achieves international recognition in the field of personalized health and related technologies
      you successfully present your results in scientific journals and at international conferences
Your profile:
      scientific excellence and being an independent researcher
      experience in leading a scientific group
      PhD degree in biochemistry, chemistry, life science, bioinformatics or physics
      excellent knowledge and expertise in NGS, proteomics and bioinformatics
      creative, curious and interdisciplinary
      successful in project acquisition (SNF, InnoSwiss or similar)
      experienced in project management and writing scientific publications
We offer a challenging executive position at a research institution with excellent infrastructure and broad interdisciplinary surrounding. The work will be carried out at Empa St. Gallen. We awaiting your application until 30.6.2018.
For further information please contact Dr. Peter Wick, phone +41 58 765 7684, email: peter.wick@empa.ch and visit our website www.empa.ch/web/s403
We look forward to receiving your online application including a letter of motivation, CV, a list of publications, diplomas with transcripts and contact details of two referees. Please upload the requested documents through our webpage. Applications via email will not be considered.