Post-doctoral scientist (f/m) interested in translation

Post-doctoral scientist (f/m) interested in translation

Max Delbrück Centrum for Molecular Medicine

Berlin, Germany

The group “Molecular Physiology of Somatic Sensation” is seeking a scientist responsible for developing screening procedures and optimizing small molecules for target engagement to treat sensory disorders, including pain. We are seeking a highly motivated scientist with experience in molecular neuroscience who is interested in developing skills in technology transfer and drug development.

For Molecular Physiology of Somatic Sensation, starting at the next possible date, we are looking for one

Post-doctoral scientist (f/m) interested in translation

Primary job duties include development and implementation of high throughput screening procedures , identifying hits and liaizing with the technology transfer department as well as the Lead Discovery Center, our cooperation partner in Dortmund.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in neurobiology or a related field by the start date and at least three years of research experience, which may include experience gained while a student. Candidate must be organized and meticulous in record keeping, have strong English verbal and written communication skills, and have the ability and willingness to collaborate with a variety of highly motivated researchers from various disciplines. Preferred qualifications include work experience in small animal studies in academia or industry, science communication and project management skills.

Initially limited until the end of the project (31.05.2020). Salary is according tot he German E 13 TVöD-Bund.

The MDC is an equal opportunity employer and supports gender equality.

For further information please contact:
Prof. Gary Lewin (

Please, send your application including all documents indicating the registration number 11021/2018 until January 31, 2019 preferably by e-mail to as pdf files (2 files of 5 MB at the maximum) as we do not return any papers.


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Post-doctoral scientist (f/m) interested in translation