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Research Associate / Postdoctoral Scientist (gn)


Department of Physiology II

The University Hospital of Münster is one of the leading hospitals in Germany. Such a position cannot be achieved by size and medical successes alone. The individual commitment counts above all. We need your commitment so that even with little things we can achieve great things for our patients. There are many possibilities open for you so that you may develop with them.

The Dept. of Physiology II at University of Muenster, Germany, is offering at the earliest opportunity limited to 3 years a position as a

Research Associate/Postdoctoral Scientist (gn*)
Ref. 03761

Salary according to German TV-L E13 (100%)

(*gn=gender neutral)

The research project will apply molecular/cell biological techniques and mouse genetics to study new aspects of mechano-chemical signalling in healthy and failing heart muscle cells, with a strong translational aspect from basic research to disease-relevant questions.

We are searching for a trained and highly motivated scientist holding a PhD or MD degree and having experience in biophysics, molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, physiology or similar disciplines.

Knowledge and practical skills in molecular biology and mouse genotyping is required. Experience in cellular biomechanical methods would be an advantage (e.g., muscle cell or molecular mechanics)

The successful applicant will join a dynamic team of both experienced and junior researchers with many national and international collaborations and a history of high-quality research output (for recent papers, see Krysiak et al., Nat. Commun. 2018; 9:262; Linke et al, Annu Rev Physiol 2018; 80:389-411). The position also offers interesting opportunities for teaching physiology topics to medical and non-medical students. The option for a habilitation is possible.

Please send your application including your CV, a letter describing your motivation to work with us and the reference code until 12.06.2019 via e-mail to Bewerbung(at)­ukmuenster(dot)­de.

Applications from female candidates are particularly encouraged. In the case of equal qualifications, competence and specific achievements, women will be considered on preferential terms within the framework of the legal possibilities unless reasons specific to an individual male candidate predominate. Handicapped candidates with equal qualifications will be given preference.



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