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Post-doctoral position in Aachen/Germany

03 July 2020

Post-doctoral position in Aachen/Germany

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The Institute of Physiology at RWTH Aachen University is offering a

Post-Doc position (m/f/d) in Ion Channel Research

The position is offered on a temporary contract for 3 years (project-related) as a full-time position (38.5 h/w) with the option of an extension. The salary corresponds to level 13 TV-L. The start date for the position is 01.09.2020, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The project:
Signaling via ion channel receptors is pivotal for the function of the nervous system as well as for various neurological diseases. Our goal is the characterization of different ligand-gated ion channels at the molecular, cellular and organismal level. We focus on the role of acid-sensing ion channels in mammals, but we also characterize ion channels of different model organisms for comparative physiology. Besides electrophysiology, we employ state-of-the-art molecular
and chemical biology techniques. You will be part of a highly motivated, friendly, multidisciplinary, and international team.

Your profile:
The successful applicant will have the following qualifications:
- PhD or MD degree
- Strong interest in ion channel research
- Expertise in electrophysiology or
- Expertise in cell biology. Experience with the analysis of protein trafficking or subcellular fractionation would be an asset.
- High motivation and excitement to work in an international team
- Proficiency in spoken and written English
- Ability to teach in German (latest after a period of two years)

RWTH Aachen University is certified as a family-friendly University.
We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled persons and ethnic minority groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across RWTH Aachen University. The principles of fair and open competition apply and a ppointments will be made on merit.

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Contract length:
3 years
RWTH Aachen University

Contact Information

Stefan Gründer
Institute of Physiology
Pauwelsstr. 30
D-52076 Aachen

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