The Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
is one of the largest universities in Germany with around 44,000 students and with about 5,700 employees. Founded in 1914 by Frankfurt citizens and since 2008 once again proud of its foundation status Goethe University possesses a high degree of autonomy, modernity and professional diversity. As a comprehensive university, the Goethe University offers a total of 16 departments on five campuses and more than 150 degree programs along with an outstanding research reputation.
At the Institute for Molecular Biosciences
, Department RNA Regulation in Higher Eukaryotes at the Goethe-University Frankfurt is inviting applications for a
PhD student (m/f/d)
(E 13 TV-G-U, 65 % part-time)
available for three years, starting as soon as possible subject to the approval of funds. The salary grade is based on the job characteristics of the collective agreement applicable to Goethe-University (TV-G-U).
The position is supported by the Excellence Cluster „Cardiopulmonary Institute (CPI)“. The aim is to establish methods and tools allowing to study „The role of micropeptides and Split-ORFs in the cardiovascular system“. You are responsible for planning, conducting and validating of experiments.
Requirement is a completed scientific university degree (diploma or master) in Biology, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology or Cell Biology. You should have experiences and interest in RNA biology, RNA biochemistry, microscopy or cell culture work. You should be proficient in English and expertise and interest in bioinformatics would be advantageous. The student will work at the interface between Cell biology, RNA biochemistry and Bioinformatics.
The Goethe University is committed to a policy of providing equal employment opportunities for both men and women alike, and therefore encourages particularly women to apply for the position/s offered. Individuals with severe disability will be prioritized in case of equal qualification.
To apply, please send your application including your CV, the names of two scientific references and a motivation letter in a single PDF file until 15.06.2023
by email to Prof. Michaela Müller-McNicoll; email: firstname.lastname@example.org