PostDoc position (E 13)

PostDoc position (E 13)

University Hospital Jena Institute of Physiology II

Jena, Germany

University Hospital Jena
Institute of Physiology II

The Institute of Physiology II
Jena University Hospital
Friedrich Schiller University
offers a

PostDoc position (E 13)

The position is available for three years and should start April 1, 2019.
Applicants must have a doctoral degree in a natural-scientific field (e.g. Biology,
Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Pharmacology) and should have sincere enthusiasm for basic scientific research.
The position is embedded in our projects on ligand- and voltage-gated ion channels in the framework of the Collaborative Research Centre 166 ‘ReceptorLight’ and the Research Unit
‘DynIon’ of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (Spokesperson for each K. Benndorf).
The collaborative structures bring together scientists from many fields working in an interdisciplinary manner. Adequate technical man power will be provided. The institute is excellently equipped and provides many opportunities for further qualification, covering the fields of membrane biophysics, electrophysiology, molecular biology, biophotonics and mathematical modelling. Participation in teaching of medical students in practical courses of general physiology is expected.
Qualified individuals will be expected to work in a team as well as independently in an own project and to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Highly motivated and creative candidates are invited to send a cover letter briefly describing their research experience and career goals, a current CV, and the names and contact information of three references to

Prof. Klaus Benndorf
Universitätsklinikum Jena
Institut für Physiologie II
Kollegiengasse 9
07743 Jena


Jena is a vibrant small university city located in Thuringia in the middle of Germany. The city
offers many unique recreational and cultural opportunities.


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PostDoc position (E 13)