The IBioBA is the partner Institute of the Max Planck Society (MPG) and CONICET in Buenos Aires. The institute is devoted to cutting‐edge experimental and theoretical research on the principles and mechanisms of cellular and molecular biology with a translational focus, and to the training of the next generation of outstanding young scientists in Argentina. The partner institute is funded by CONICET and operates according to the scientific standards of the MPG and its institutes.
The IBioBA is seeking candidates for the position of
DIRECTOR of the INSTITUTE
The successful candidate will be expected to be/have
‐ an excellent, internationally highly visible scientist conducting research in one of the institute’s three main areas, i.e. molecular targeting, neuroscience and cellular plasticity.
‐ several years of experience in conducting research in Argentina/Latin America as well as abroad, ideally in Europe/Germany.
‐ several years of experience dealing with science policy, understanding its mechanisms in Latin American countries, preferably Argentina, and have established an active science policy network.
‐ a person with leadership qualities, fully committed to serve the IBioBA during its next phase and striving to maintain and improve its excellent standing both on the national and international level.
‐ committed to the continuing mentoring and education of the next generation of outstanding young scientists in Argentina.
Qualified candidates should send a single pdf file containing the following documents to
email@example.com no later than June 30, 2021:
‐ cover letter
‐ curriculum vitae
‐ full publication list
‐ annotated list of 5 key papers
‐ statement on current and future research plans (max. 4 pages)
‐ vision statement on the future development of the IBioBA (max. 3 pages)
‐ list with the names of 3 professional references
All applications will be treated confidentially. For inquiries, please contact us at the above email address.
The MPG and CONICET are committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment, and are aiming to increase the percentage of women among its scientific leadership, particularly at the director level. Therefore, we strongly encourage expressions of interest from qualified female scientists.