The German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) investigates
the causes of diseases of the nervous system and develops strategies for
prevention, treatment and care. It is an institution within the Helmholtz
Association of German Research Centres with nine sites across Germany
(Berlin, Bonn, Dresden, Göttingen, Magdeburg, Munich, Rostock/Greifswald,
Tübingen and Witten). The DZNE cooperates closely with universities, their
clinics and other research facilities.
The DZNE in Bonn is looking for a
Postdoctoral Researcher (f/m)
in animal models of
The laboratory of Dr. Erdem Gültekin Tamgüney is focused on understanding
how disease-associated proteins misfold, aggregate, spread, and damage the
brain. We are inviting applications for a postdoctoral position in this group to work
with mouse models of neurodegeneration to elucidate disease mechanisms
causing synucleinopathies and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
- The successful candidate will be fluent in English.
- At least 3 years of experience in working with mouse models of
neurodegeneration, in paraffin- and cryosectioning, in immunohistochemical
and immunofluorescence staining of tissue sections, and in confocal
- Experience in preparing and culturing primary neurons and organotypic
brain slices, in conducting behavioral experiments, in protein purification, or
with biophysical methods to study protein misfolding and aggregation is a plus.
- An interesting and challenging task in a research center that works on the
future topics of health research.
- An international environment characterized by a strong focus on science and
- The opportunity to utilize state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.
- Targeted personnel development.
- Employment, payment and social benefits are determined by the Public
Sector Collective Agreement (Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst - TVöD
You will obtain special skills and knowledge for your scientific qualification
during your activities at DZNE. The DZNE is an equal opportunity employer.
The DZNE especially welcomes and encourages disabled individuals to apply.
Applicants should send a letter of research interests, curriculum vitae and two
references as a single PDF File to: firstname.lastname@example.org