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Post-doctoral position in Bonn/Germany

10 September 2020

Post-doctoral position in Bonn/Germany

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Post-doctoral Position (f/m/d) in Parkinson’s Disease Research at the DZNE-Bonn
Code: 1847/2020/8
The German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) is a center of excellence within the Helmholtz Association dedicated to translational research on neurodegenerative diseases.
A full-time post-doctoral position is available within the research team “Neurodegeneration & Neuroprotection in Parkinson’s Disease” led by Donato Di Monte in Bonn ( 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: lysosomal dysfunction, mitochondrial oxidant stress, neuroinflammation, neuron-to-neuron propagation of alpha-synuclein, and host-microbiome interactions.

Candidates with a PhD in biological sciences 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. Interested candidates should send their applications in English as a single pdf file. The file should include a cover letter, a CV with publication list and three references.

The DZNE-Bonn offers a highly interactive, international working environment. Our post-doctoral researchers have access to state-of-the-art equipment in modern laboratory facilities and are encouraged to acquire and refine independent skills. Employment, payment and social benefits are determined by the Public Sector Collective Agreement (Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst – TvöD). The DZNE is an equal opportunity employer. It especially welcomes and encourages disabled individuals to apply.
Please apply via: Application deadline: October 15, 2020.

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Prof. Donato DiMonte
Venusberg-Campus 1, Gebäude 99, 53127 Bonn
+49 228 433020

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