The Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, Clinical Neuroscience, invites applications
for a position as
Postdoc / Research Associate for Molecular /
(Background Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Medicine or related fields)
Highly qualified candidates with a clear commitment to basic and interdisciplinary research in
the field of neuroscience and a documented focus on molecular/cellular biology are invited to
apply. The position requires co-supervision (together with the department head) of a devoted
and well trained team of PhD students and 4 technicians, all experienced in their respective
Applicants should hold a PhD in biological, biochemical or molecular medical sciences or related
disciplines. The successful applicant should be fluent in English, have a strong interest in
promoting his/her own scientific career in molecular/cellular neuroscience and in working in
a multidisciplinary and international team. We are seeking highly enthusiastic and ambitious
individuals with particular interest in research in the field of translational/clinical neurosciences.
Specifically, the applicant would work on novel mouse models of neuropsychiatric phenotypes,
e.g. certain aspects of schizophrenia or autism, with main focus on higher cognitive
functions and novel treatment strategies. Applicants with broad experience in many areas of
laboratory work ranging from immunohistochemistry including appropriate experience with
confocal microscopy to experience with biochemistry and protein chemistry, ideally also with
molecular biology/genetics, are particularly welcome.
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, via the department
secretary, Mrs. Wiebke Timner, until October 15, 2017.
Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine
37075 Göttingen, GERMANY
Tel: +49-551-389 9615 / Fax: +49-551-389 9670
E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com