Early Career Fellowship at the University of aberdeen, UK

Please see the advert for information about an Early Career Fellowship which is available at the MRC Centre for Medical Mycology at the University of Aberdeen. The closing date for applications is June 30th.

Professor for molecular Medicine of life-threatening infections

A tenure track position is available at Jena University Hospital. Further information can be found here in English and here in German. The closing date is June 22nd.


There is an exciting opportunity for a younger scientist to join the Department of Microbial Pathogenicity Mechanisms as a Doctoral Researcher. The length of their doctoral studies and employment period should not exceed six years (nine years after a degree in medicine) in total.  A focus on medical/molecular mycology is an advantage!  The closing date for applications is July 15th and more information can be found here or here.

Cletus Kurtzman

It is with great sadness to inform you that Cletus Kurtzman died on the 27. November 2017. He had a heart attack wile preparing to come to work.

Medical Mycology and especially the yeast community has lost a great colleague and many of have lost a great friend.

Clete’s daughter Mary shared the following information:

Condolences/Messages may be sent as follows:

Mary Ann Dombrink Kurtzman
C/O The Heffernan Family
6814 N. Oleander Avenue
Chicago, IL  60631