University Hospital of Muenster (UKM), WWU

Postdoctoral Position

University Hospital of Muenster (UKM), WWU

Münster, Germany

The University Hospital of Münster is one of the leading hospitals in Germany. Such a position cannot be achieved by size and medical successes alone. The individual commitment counts above all. We need your commitment, so that even with little things we can achieve great things for our patients. There are many possibilities open for you, so that you may develop with them.

The Institute of Anatomy and Vascular Biology at the University of Münster is offering at the earliest starting date, limited for 3 years with the possibility for extension, a

Postdoctoral Position (gn)*
Ref.: 04461
Salary according to TV-L E13

(*gn=gender neutral)

We are looking for a highly committed scientist, preferred in a medical profession, who shares our interest in analysing molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular functions and diseases. Currently, our international assembled group focuses on dynamics and mechanisms that regulate vascular endothelial cell junctions. This topic is of critical importance in understanding inflammation, wound healing, infectious diseases and tumour metastasis. In vitro tissue culture models and in vivo rodent models are investigated in our laboratory with a wide variety of cell biology techniques, including “spinning disc live cell imaging”, FRAP-analysis, biochemical and molecular biology, shear stress application and super-resolution microscopy.

For further information on recent published papers and live cell imaging movies please see and The working group at the University of Münster is headed by Professor Hans Schnittler. It provides a multi-disciplinary and stimulating scientific environment that includes national and international collaborations. For further information please see:

Interested candidates should have either an MD (preferred) or a PhD in cell biology, biochemistry or biophysics. Applicants with experience in endothelial cell biology and particular knowledge of modern super-resolution microscopy and fluorescence live cell imaging techniques are preferred. This position offers the opportunity to focus on an academic career and will provide solid teaching experience as well if desired. Good knowledge of the German language is an advantage. We offer a salary dependent on training and qualification that is based on the standard German civil service salary scale and includes all benefits.

For more information please contact Prof. Dr. Hans Schnittler,, Tel.: +49 (0) 251 83 55199.

We are looking forward to receiving your complete application including three references. Please send your application including the reference number until 05.02.2020 by email as one complete pdf-file to

Applications of women are specifically invited. In the case of similar qualifications, competence, and specific achievements, women will be considered on preferential terms within the framework of the legal possibilities. Handicapped candidates with equivalent qualifications will be given preference.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: 04461