Free University of Berlin (FU Berlin)

Research assistant (m/f/d)

Free University of Berlin (FU Berlin)

Berlin, Germany

Fachbereich Biologie, Chemie, Pharmazie – Institut für Biologie
Humanbiologie, AG Prof. Katja Nowick

Research assistant (m/f/d)
with 1/2-part-time job
limited to 3 years
Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L FU
Reference code: 2019_WiMi_0421351105_Nowick_MonoAD

Our group ""Human Biology and Primate Evolution"" investigates the molecular evolution of humans using state-of-the-art experimental and computational methods. Our focus is on differences in gene regulation, evolution of transcription factors and non-coding RNAs and their influence on the evolution of the human brain, its development and functions. In the project offered here, the transcriptional variability across neurons of Alzheimer patients will be investigated.

Job description:
Research on neuronal vulnerability and evolution; participation in teaching of the group; contribution to third-party-funded projects; contribution to organization within the group (including S2).

Completed university studies (Diplom or Master) in Biology or Bioinformatics or another relevant field.

Strong interest in human molecular evolution; experience with bioinformatics methods for the analysis of genomics and transcriptomics data, including single-cell sequencing; interest in biomedical research; team competency, fluent in English and knowledge of German.

All application quoting the refrence code should be addressed no later than February 3rd, 2020 as an e-mail to Mrs. Prof. Dr. Katja Nowick: or postal to

Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Biologie, Chemie, Pharmazie
Institut für Biologie
Humanbiologie, AG Prof. Katja Nowick
Frau Prof. Dr. Katja Nowick
Königin-Luise-Str. 1-3
D-14195 Berlin (Dahlem)

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Research assistant (m/f/d)