PhD Student (gn)

Institute of Anatomy and Molecular Neurobiology and the Institute of Medical Physics and Biophysics

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.

Based on a cooperation the Institute of Anatomy and Molecular Neurobiology and the Institute of Medical Physics and Biophysics at the Westfälische Wilhelms University of Münster is looking as soon as possible limited for 3 years for a

PhD Student (gn*)
Ref.: 04759

Part-Time with 65%
Salary according to TV-L E13 (Research Scientist, 65%)

(*gn=gender neutral)

in cellular neurosciences. Our research focuses on molecular mechanisms of synapse formation and neurotransmission. For our electron microscopic unit, we seek an interested and highly motivated graduate student to investigate the ultrastructure of synaptic contacts, and their defects in mouse models of neurodevelopmental disorders. The project based on state-of-the-art embedding and ultrathin-labelling protocols including high-pressure freezing (HPF), freeze substitution (AFS), cryo/room temperature-ultramicrotomy techniques and analysis with our TEM Libra 120 electron microscope.

Ideal candidates will hold an above-average Diploma or MSc degree in a related subject, and have already shown a strong motivation for basic science. Prior experimental experience with the nervous system, immunohistochemistry or electron microscopic techniques is an asset.

For more information on the advertised please contact Univ.-Prof. Dr. Markus Missler, +49 251 83 50200 or Markus.Missler(at)­uni-muenster(dot)­de.

We are looking forward to receiving your complete application including publications and names of two referees. Please send your application (attachments as single PDF) including the reference number until 22.04.2020 to Personalgewinnung des Universitätsklinikums Münster, Bewerbermanagement, Albert-Schweitzer-Campus 1, Gebäude D5, 48149 Münster or as one complete pdf-file to bewerbung(at)­ukmuenster(dot)­de.

Applications of women are specifically invited. In the case of similar qualifications, competence, and specific achievements, women will be considered on preferential terms within the framework of the legal possibilities. Handicapped candidates with equivalent qualifications will be given preference.



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