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Doctoral Students (PhD)

We from the institute of experimental and clinical pharmacology and toxicology are seeking new doctoral students. The institute is part of the University of Freiburg und is administered by the university hospital. We are an international team, who studies the actin nucleoskeleton in genome organisation, nuclear signaling and mitosis. We are a fully equipped department using high resolution live cell imaging and image data analysis as well as atomic force microscopy combined with biochemical and molecular technologies. Our Group is part of the CIBSS Cluster of Excellence and therefore receives numerous funding.

For further information please refer to the following articles:
• Knerr et al., Nature 2023, 617:616-622.
• Ulferts et al., Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol 2021, 13:a040121
• Krippner et al., Embo Rep 2020 21:e50758v • Wang et al., Nat Commun 2019, 10:527

We are searching for doctoral students to start as soon as possible. The position is limited to 3 years. The salary will be determined in accordance of E13 TV-L.

Our requirements are:
• A Master's degree or a comparable degree in biology, biochemistry, chemistry or biophysics
• Experience and knowledge of biochemical techniques
• Very good English skills
• Motivation, dependability and a sense of responsibility
• A high degree of willingness to work in a team

What we offer:
• Challenging and varied tasks with a high degree of personal responsibility in a highly committed, interdisciplinary and international team
• Excellent scientific development opportunities, state-of-the-art equipment and techniques
• Publication of relevant research results in high-ranking journals
• An excellent social environment with a well-coordinated team in which commitment is honoured and appreciated
• A workplace in the center of Freiburg and its campus.

The Institute aims to increase the proportion of women and therefore encourages qualified women to apply. Please apply with your detailed application documents including enclosed proof of the qualifications we are looking for.

University of Freiburg
Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology
Prof. Dr. Robert Grosse
Albertstr. 25, 79104 Freiburg im Breisgau

Please send your application to:
Ilias Michailidis


16 February 2024