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Post-doctoral position in Cologne/Germany

12 April 2018

Post-doctoral position in Cologne/Germany

Job ID
18610
Place
Cologne/Germany

Description

The Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research invites applications for Postdoctoral Positions in the Research Groups Neuronal Control of Metabolism of Prof. Jens C. Brüning (http://www.sf.mpg.de/research/bruening) and Synaptic Transmission in Energy Homeostasis of Dr. Henning Fenselau (http://www.sf.mpg.de/research/fenselau).


The groups use cell type-specific neuro-technology for mapping, manipulating, and monitoring the regulatory neuronal circuits of energy and glucose homeostasis. Applicants should be highly motivated, ambitious, and talented scientists who wish to be part of an international, enthusiastic and collaborative team in an outstanding scientific environment. Applicants should have a PhD in life science with experience in systems neuroscience approaches such as neurocircuitry mapping and in vivo calcium imaging, brain slice electrophysiology, mouse genetics or metabolism research. The working language is English; knowledge of the German language is not required.



The Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research is part of a broad network of research institutions in the Cologne-Bonn area dedicated to research on different life science topics, constituting a vibrant and collaborative environment for international scientists. The institute is equipped with state-of-the-art neuro-technology and excellent core facilities providing outstanding research opportunities for its scientists.


The employment contract is based on contracts for the civil service (TVöD-Bund, Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst). The positions are available for an initial two-year appointment with the possibility of extension. The Max Planck Society is committed to employ more disabled individuals and especially encourages them to apply. The Max Planck Society also seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and especially encourages them to apply.

Job Information

Closing date:
2018-07-01
Employment start date:
2018-05-01
Institution:
Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research
Department:
Neuronal Control of Metabolism and Synaptic Transmission in Energy Homeostasis

Contact Information

Dr. Henning Fenselau
Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research
Gleueler Str. 50, 50931 Köln, Germany
Phone
+49 221 4726-217
Email
henning.fenselau@sf.mpg.de
Website
http://www.sf.mpg.de

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