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Post-doctoral position in Lübeck/Germany

20 May 2020

Post-doctoral position in Lübeck/Germany

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The Luebeck Institute of Neurobiology (Director: Henrik Oster) aims at filling the position (full-time) of a Postdoc Position on the Interaction of the Circadian Clock System and Stress Axis Regulation starting at the 1st of July, 2020 or later. The successful applicant will work on a DFG-funded project studying the interaction of the circadian clock system with acute and chronic stress axis regulation. Funding is initially limited until the 30th of June, 2023.

The position is part of the team of Prof. Henrik Oster (,which studies the interaction between circadian clocks and the endocrine system at all levels — from molecules to behavior (e.g.: J Clin Invest. 2010 Jul;120(7):2600-9; Elife. 2015 Mar 30;4:e06253; Mol Metab. 2019 Dec;30:140-151; Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2020 Apr;16(4):213-223)

• hold a very good Master s degree and a finished PhD degree in biology, biochemistry, molecular life sciences, molecular medicine or similar
• High motivation, solid organizational and strong teamwork skills, fluency in English and the willingness to work with tissues from humans and mice.
• Experience in mouse experiments, molecular and cell biology techniques and a thorough knowledge of physiology and genetics are advantageous.

We offer a research environment on a competitive level in an international and multidisciplinary team at the Institute and in the Center of Brain, Behavior & Metabolism (CBBM) research building. Personal scientific interests with regard to the planned research project will be considered.

Applications and relevant materials (enclosing a cover letter of max. 2 pages that specifies your research interests and its relation to the Oster lab; a curriculum vitae detailing your publication record and teaching experience if any; PDF of up to two key publications if applicable; the contact details of two references) must be received no later than June 15, 2020 as a single PDF to

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3 years
University of Lübeck
Institute of Neurobiology

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Julia Steinhardt
Ratzeburger Allee 160

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