PhD in Chemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Münster, Germany

Postdoc in Germany

PhD in Chemistry and Molecular Biology: The European Institute for Molecular Imaging at the University of Münster invites applications for a PhD position in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Molecular Biology, or Biomedicine. The project, focusing on the biology of guidance receptors in neuronal development and cancer, offers an exciting opportunity for interdisciplinary research combining nanotechnology, cell biology, and advanced imaging methods.

PhD Scholarship Opportunity in Chemistry and Molecular Biology

Summary Table:

  • Designation: PhD Student (gender neutral)
  • Research Area: Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Molecular Biology, Biomedicine
  • Location: European Institute for Molecular Imaging, University of Münster
  • Employment Type: Part-time (25 hours/week), initially limited to 3 years
  • Salary: According to TV-L E13


  • Master’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Molecular Biology, or Biomedicine
  • Strong interest in nanotechnology and fluorescence microscopy methods
  • Experience in lab work, preferably with cell culture, molecular biology, biochemistry, and confocal microscopy
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English (German desired)
  • Ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team

Job Description: The selected candidate will join the group of Dr. Maria Florencia Sánchez at the European Institute of Molecular Imaging. The research will focus on understanding how receptors, particularly plexins, sense and respond to the environment in neuronal development and cancer. The project involves interdisciplinary approaches including chemical biology, nanotechnology, and advanced imaging methods. The PhD student will contribute to the development of new methods and their application to investigate plexin signaling.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit their applications online by 31.07.2024, including:

  • Cover letter describing research interests and suitability for the position (max. 1 page)
  • CV with a list of relevant publications
  • Copy of official academic transcript or a letter stating the expected degree completion date
  • Contact information for academic references/recommendation letters

Last Date for Apply: 31.07.2024

This position offers an employment contract initially limited to three years with opportunities for career development in a multidisciplinary research team. Join us in unraveling the mysteries of receptor signaling in neuronal development and cancer!



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