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Ph.D. Student in Münster/Germany

11 June 2018

Ph.D. Student in Münster/Germany

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The Institute of Anatomy and Molecular Neurobiology at the Westfälische Wilhelms University of Münster is looking as soon as possible for a

PhD Student (gender neutral)

in cellular neurosciences.

Ref.: 02400
Salary according to TV-L E13 (Research Scientist, 50%)

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 is 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 (biology, physics, etc.), 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 positions, and to apply with your CV, including publications and names of two referees, please contact until June 30th 2018:

Univ.Prof. Dr. Markus Missler, Westfälische Wilhelms-University, Institute of Anatomy and Molecular Neurobiology, Vesaliusweg 2-4, D-48149 Münster, Germany
Phone: +49-251-83 50200 or Email:

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Closing date:
Contract length:
3 years
Westfälische Wilhelms University

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Markus Missler
Vesaliusweg 2-4
48149 Münster

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