The Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, Clinical Neuroscience, invites applications
for a position as
Postdoc for Genetics of Mental Disease
(Background Biology, Psychology, Medicine or related fields)
beginning not later than November/December 2017
Highly qualified candidates with a clear commitment to basic and interdisciplinary genetic research on brain diseases and a documented focus on (neuro)genetics and genetic (bio)statistics
are invited to apply. The position includes the opportunity of co-supervising PhD students (together with the department head and an experienced geneticist).
The successful applicant will receive support by technical personnel.
Applicants should hold a PhD in genetics or related disciplines. They should be fluent in English,
have a strong interest in promoting his/her own scientific career in genetics of mental diseases and in working in a multidisciplinary and international
team. We are seeking highly enthusiastic and ambitious individuals with particular interest in translational and clinical neuroscience.
Specifically, the applicant would utilize the novel approach of phenotype-based genetic association studies, mainly in schizophrenia or autism.
The Max Planck Society is committed to employing more handicapped individuals and especially
encourages them to apply.
Applications should be submitted, preferably via e-mail, to Prof. Ehrenreich (firstname.lastname@example.org
), via the department secretary, Mrs. Wiebke Timner
), until October 15, 2017. For further questions regarding eligibility and application requirements, please also contact
Dr. Marina Mitjans (email@example.com
Prof. Hannelore Ehrenreich
Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine
37075 Göttingen, GERMANY
Tel: +49-551-389 9615 / Fax: +49-551-389 9670