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The LIFE & BRAIN Center on the University of Bonn Medical Campus is a research and development platform comprising academic institutes and translational units with more than 300 scientists. Embedded in a vibrant clinical environment, LIFE & BRAIN has a particular focus on stem cell-based disease modelling.
Based on a broad portfolio of established technologies including standardized cell reprogramming and neural differentiation, genome editing, organoid formation as well as molecular, cellular and functional phenotyping we are currently expanding our activities towards iPSC-based modelling of psychiatric disorders.
We are looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow interested in an interdisciplinary approach bridging stem cell biology, disease-related research and neurophysiology. Previous experience in molecular biology, genome editing and stem cell-based disease modelling would be desirable.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work in a highly motivated international team situated in a superbly equipped scientific environment. Salary will be according to the German salary scale TV-L E13. Subsidized use of public transport (Job ticket) and an attractive pension plan (VBL) are available. The position is available immediately and restricted to two years with the possibility of extension.
The University of Bonn is committed to diversity and equal opportunity. It is certified as a family-friendly university. It aims to increase the proportion of women in areas where women are under-represented and to promote their careers in particular. It therefore urges women with relevant qualifications to apply. Applications will be handled in accordance with the Landesgleichstellungsgesetz (State Equality Act). Applications from suitable individuals with a certified serious disability and those of equal status are particularly welcome.
Please send your application quoting the reference number 265_2018 along with your bibliography, reprints of your most relevant publications and the names of 3 references until September 15 to:
Prof. Oliver Brüstle
Institut für Rekonstruktive Neurobiologie
LIFE & BRAIN Center
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