FEBS Press Publisher
This appointment is a new executive position called FEBS Press Publisher, overseeing all four FEBS-owned journals (The FEBS Journal, FEBS Letters, FEBS Open Bio and Molecular Oncology); further details about FEBS Press and our journals can be seen here: https://febs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/ including links to each journal’s website and staffing. The Publisher will not be part of any of the journal teams nor involved specifically in the editorial work of the FEBS Press journals. The responsibilities of this position will require regular travel, as indicated below.
FEBS Press maintains two editorial offices, one in Cambridge and one in Heidelberg. The Publisher will work flexibly dividing their time working in the Cambridge and Heidelberg editorial offices and from home.
This position is offered for a fixed-term period of three years in the first instance, ending 31 December 2022, renewable after review. At that time consideration will be given to the possibility of making the position permanent.
Qualifications of Publisher:
Research background and PhD in molecular life sciences;
long term senior editorial management responsibility and practice.
The deadline for applications to be submitted is Monday 1st April.
Interviews will be held shortly afterwards.
The appointment is to start as soon as possible.
Please send a CV and cover letter outlining your interest in the position and skills and experience and a brief (1000 words) summary on how the current FEBS Press management structure is viewed and what steps should be taken for its optimization.
These application documents should be addressed to the Chair of the Publications Committee, Prof. László Fésüs and sent via FEBS’ Chief Administrator, Tom Kingsnorth: [email protected].
Applicants should be prepared to provide contact details for two referees.
All offers of employment are made subject to FEBS verifying an applicant’s right to work in the UK. In accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and our duty to make reasonable adjustments, please notify us of any special arrangements required to attend an interview.
Salary: the salary will be on the Management/Executive grade of the FEBS employee pay scale and dependent on qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.
25 PhD student positions – Medical University of Graz, Austria
Projects starting October 1, 2019
Application deadline: March 31, 2019
The Medical University of Graz, the University of Graz, the Medical University of Vienna and the Austrian Science Fund offer PhD positions in the international PhD programs Metabolic and Cardiovascular Disease (DK-MCD), Molecular Medicine (MolMed), Molecular Fundamentals of Inflammation (DK-MOLIN), Inflammatory Disorders in Pregnancy (DP-iDP) and Advanced Medical Biomarker Research (AMBRA) and the Special Research Program Lipid Hydrolysis.
The PhD studies provide an in-depth, multidisciplinary training in biomedical research in a stimulating international environment. The thesis projects focus on aspects of inflammatory, metabolic and cardiovascular diseases, pregnancy, cancer and stem cells, lipids, metabolism, novel therapeutic targets and the development of medical biomarkers and therapies, and integrate basic research and clinically-oriented sciences utilizing a wide spectrum of state-of-the-art techniques.
Selected PhD students will be employed for 3 years with a contract including social benefits. Students in the programs DK-MCD, DP-iDP and DK-MOLIN will be encouraged to spend up to one year abroad joining other collaborating laboratories with the possibility of a 4th year extension of their contract.
Applicants must hold (or be close to obtaining) an undergraduate degree equivalent to a Master in any discipline of natural or life sciences or medicine. Excellent written and spoken English skills are required.
Applications are exclusively accepted through the online platform https://mug.glowbase.com/. There is no application fee.
Further information is available at: http://www.medunigraz.at/DK_MCD/Call.htm
Application deadline: March 31, 2019
Guidelines for posting a vacancy
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Advertisements should include the following information (max. 250 words): a heading stating the position available and the name and location of the research institution; a brief description of the position; application deadline and start date; full contact details to which applications and questions should be addressed; a URL/website address where additional information on the position is available. Please send the posting in an email to the webmaster, stating vacancy in the subject line, at least 14 days prior to any of the mentioned dates.
Positions available will be listed according to their application deadline (soonest first).