Goethe University Frankfurt am Main (GU)

Research Assistant / PhD-Student

Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

With over 48,000 students and around 5,000 employees, the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main is one of the largest universities in Germany. Founded in 1914 by Frankfurt’s citizens and since 2008 back in the legal form of a foundation, the Goethe University possesses a high degree of independence, modernity and professional diversity. As a comprehensive university, the Goethe University Frankfurt offers more than 100 courses of study on five campuses in a total of 16 subject areas and at the same time possesses outstanding research strength.

The Institute for Physical and Theoretical Chemistry in the Department of Biochemistry, Chemistry and Pharmacy of the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, offers a position starting January 1st, 2020 of a

Research Assistant / PhD-Student

(E13 TV-G-U, 65 % part-time)

for a limited period of 3 years. The salary grade is based on the job characteristics of the collective agreement applicable to Goethe University (TV-G-U).

The advertised position is an approved DFG research project.

We offer a PhD position to develop advanced microscopy and image analysis tools and apply them to the study of cell biology at the molecular level. The aim of the project is to derive quantitative information on how proteins form functional clusters and how cell organelles change in response to different stimuli.

We are looking for applicants with a master degree (or equal) in biophysics, physics, (bio)chemistry or related disciplines who are interested in working in the exciting field of modern microscopy and image analysis. Experience in high-resolution microscopy, image analysis and/or fluorescence labelling of biomolecules will be advantageous.

Are you interested? Please send your application with CV, letter of motivation and further information until December 10th, 2019 to S.Wegner@em.uni-frankfurt.de, office Prof. Dr. Mike Heilemann, Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Max-von-Laue-Straße 7, 60438 Frankfurt am Main, preferably electronically.

In order to increase the proportion of women in research, we particularly encourage women to apply for this position. Disabled people will be considered preferentially in the case of equal aptitude.

Please do not send us any original documents as they will not be returned. We recommend that you do not use any application folders and send any application documents by e-mail. The documents of applicants who have not been considered will be destroyed after the selection procedure. Unfortunately, travel and application costs cannot be reimbursed.


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Research Assistant / PhD-Student