Job ID: 80946

Postdoctoral position in cellular and molecular neuroscience or cell biology

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 20 May 2022

Contract Length: 2 years

City: Marburg

Country: Germany

Institution: Philipps-University

Department: The Institute for Physiology and Pathophysiology


The position is offered for a period of 2 years initially, if no former times of qualification must be considered. The starting date is as soon as possible. Salary and benefits offered
commensurate to a public service position in the state Hesse, Germany (TV-H E 13). Responsibilities include scientific research in the fields of cellular and molecular neuroscience or cell biology, and teaching duties in medical physiology. The focus of your research will be on one or more of the following areas: cellular physiology of auditory hair cells, regulation and structure-function analysis of ion channels and transporters, phosphoinositide signaling.

This is a temporary qualification position for the acquisition of further scientific competences (e.g. preparation for a subsequent qualification phase). Within the scope of the assigned tasks, the possibility of independent scientific work is offered, which serves the own scientific qualification. This refers to independent project planning, the acquisition of primary research data as well as their further use for the preparation of scientific publications. The fixed term is in accordance with § 2 Para. 2 WissZeitVG. Qualification requirements include a PhD and/or MD in biology, human biology, biochemistry pharmacy, medicine or related areas. Passion for science, dedication, integrity, good problem solving and interpersonal skills are critical. Profound knowledge in one or ideally more of the following techniques is expected: Fluorescence microscopy (live-cell imaging, confocal, TIRF, FRET, etc.), electrophysiology (patch clamp), cell biology, or molecular biology.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact Prof. Dr. Dominik Oliver by e-mail ( The University of Marburg, as the oldest university in Hesse, can boast a long and successful history. Founded in 1527, it offers excellent teaching in a wide range of subjects in a total of 16 departments and over 22.000 students.

We support women and strongly encourage them to apply. In areas where women are underrepresented, female applicants will be preferred in case of equal qualifications. Applicants with children are welcome – Philipps-University is certified as a family-friendly university. Sharing a full-time position (§ 8 Abs. 2 S. 1 HGlG) as well as a reduction of working time is possible. Applicants with a disability as described in SGB IX (§ 2 Abs. 2, 3) will be preferred in case of equal qualifications. Application and interview costs can not be refunded.

Please apply via Email (in form of a single PDF-file) to before 20.05.2022 and citing the reference number fb20-0061-wmz-2022. We look forward to receiving your application.