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Post-doctoral position in Bonn/Germany

20 September 2018

Post-doctoral position in Bonn/Germany

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A position is available within the scientific team “Neurodegeneration & Neuroprotection in Parkinson’s Disease” led by Donato Di Monte. The research focus of this team is on molecular mechanisms underlying neurodegeneration and alpha-synuclein pathology in Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. For this position, research emphasis will be on specific mechanisms, in particular mitochondrial damage, neuron-to-neuron propagation of alpha-synuclein, protein aggregation and neuroinflammation. Studies will be conducted in a variety of experimental models (e.g., stereotactic brain injections of viral vectors), using histochemical and molecular biology approaches.

Your profile
Candidates (f/m ) with a PhD in biological sciences or MD/PhD degree are encouraged to apply. Prior experience in neuroscience research, neuropathology/histology and in vivo models of neurodegenerative diseases are highly desirable. Applicants should be fluent in English and possess excellent communication and team-working skills

We offer
• Working in an international, highly interactive environment. The research group is involved in a variety of collaborative projects with other scientific groups in Germany, Europe and the US
• Participation and leadership in challenging and cutting-edge research projects
• Opportunity to utilize state-of-the-art equipment and facilities
• The position is limited to two years with a potential extension
• A high potential for the individual development of our employees. In particular, qualified training in neurosciences and mentorship to acquire/refine independent skills
• Employment, payment and social benefits are determined by the Public Sector Collective Agreement (TvöD Bund)
You will obtain special skills and knowledge for your scientific qualification at DZNE. The DZNE is an equal opportunity employer. It is committed to employing disabled individuals and especially encourages them to apply.

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Closing date:
Contract length:
2 years, extension possible
Deutsches Zentrum für Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen e. V. (DZNE)
Research Group Prof. Di Monte

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Prof. Di Monte
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