Post-Doc / Group Leader
We are seeking a self-motivated scientist interested in developing techniques for the receptor assembly triggered by light. The project is part of a collaborative ERA-NEURO NET program (France/Germany). The main objective of this project is to develop new chemical and optical tools to study and modulate receptor trafficking in synaptic transmission in different models of neurodegenerative diseases. Further details: http://www.biochem.uni-frankfurt.de/tampe
The successful candidate should have received her/his PhD less than 5 years ago. She/he is expected to have good communication skills as well as previous experience in cell biology, biophysics or biochemistry. The position –subject to corresponding funding– will be available on February 1st, 2010 for a period of three years and the salary according to the German standards for the public service (BAT IIa). The duration of the contract is limited by the regulations of the German “Wissenschaftszeit-vertragsgesetz i. V.m. dem Hessischen Hochschulgesetz”.
Applications from qualified women are strongly encouraged. Handicapped persons having the same qualification will be preferred.
Please send till December 2nd, 2009 a letter stating specific research interests and background together with your CV to: Prof. Dr. Robert Tampé, Institute of Biochemistry, Biocenter, Goethe-University, Max-von-Laue-Str. 9, D-63438 Frankfurt a.M., Germany, firstname.lastname@example.org.