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Postdoctoral Researcher (gn)

Universitatsklinikum Munster

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 Dept. of Physiology II at University of Muenster, Germany, is offering at the earliest opportunity limited to 3 years a position as a

Postdoctoral Researcher (gn*)
Ref. 02360

Salary according to German TV-L E13 (100%)

(*gn=gender neutral)

We are searching for a trained and highly motivated scientist holding a PhD or MD degree and having experience in biophysics, molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, physiology or similar disciplines.

The research project will apply molecular/cell biological techniques and mouse genetics to study new aspects of mechano-chemical signalling in healthy and failing heart muscle cells, with a strong translational aspect from basic research to disease-relevant questions. Knowledge and practical skills in molecular biology and mouse genotyping is required. Experience in cellular biomechanical methods would be an advantage (e.g., muscle cell or molecular mechanics).

The position is intramurally funded and available from August 01, 2018, for 3 years initially, with the possibility of extension after positive evaluation. The successful applicant will join a dynamic team of both experienced and junior researchers with many national and international collaborations and a history of high-quality research output (for recent papers, see Krysiak et al., Nat. Commun. 2018; 9:262; Rivas-Pardo et al, 2016, Cell Rep 14:1339-47; Kötter et al, 2014, J Cell Biol 204:187-202; Hamdani et al., 2013, Circ Res 112:664-74; Donlin et al., 2012, Genes Dev 26:114-9.)..
Please send your application including your CV, a letter describing your motivation to work with us and the reference code until 13.06.2018 to Prof. Wolfgang Linke, Institute of Physiology II, University Hospital Muenster, Robert-Koch-Str. 27B, D-48149 Muenster or via e-mail to wolfgang.linke@ukmuenster.de.
Applications from female candidates are particularly encouraged. In the case of equal qualifications, competence and specific achievements, women will be considered on preferential terms within the framework of the legal possibilities unless reasons specific to an individual male candidate predominate. Handicapped candidates with equal qualifications will be given preference.

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