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Jena University Hospital

The Institute of Physiology II invites applications for the position

PhD student (m/f)

Duties and Responsibilities:
The position is embedded in the DFG research consortium SFB/Transregio 166 “High-end light microscopy elucidates membrane receptor function – ReceptorLight”, Jena-Würzburg. This consortium brings together highly experienced scientists from the field of receptor research to apply and further develope high-end light microscopy techniques to study membrane receptor function. In the context of this project, nicotinic acetylcholine receptors will be studied. Novel fluorescent agonists and antagonists will be synthesized to be employed in confocal patch- clamp fluorometry, a technique combining optical and electrophysiological approaches.
Applicants should hold a Master or Diploma degree in a natural-scientific field (e.g. Biophysics, Biochemistry, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Pharmacology).
Salary: according to TV-L
Working hours: 26 hours/week
Start: 01.04.2018
Term of employment: initially for two years, the position is intended for a doctorate
Jana Kusch
Phone: 03641/9-33733
Universitätsklinikum Jena
Am Klinikum 1 | 07747 Jena
At the 25 institutes and 26 clinical centers of Jena University Hospital, the scientists and physicians work both in the fields of fundamental biomedical research and in patient-related clinical research. There are two main aspects that make a university hospital different from non-university hospitals: ambitious research on the highest level and top quality education of students.
At the Institute of Physiology II the focus is on ion channel research. We are investigating the inner working of these membrane proteins with electrophysiological, molecular biological, optical and mathematical technique
We offer:
  • Opportunity for research on an innovative and worldwide unique research platform
  • A communicative atmosphere within a scientific network providing top-level research facilities
  • educational and other family related benefits
  • company pension scheme (VBL)
  • The place of work is Jena, Germany, a young and lively university town with dynamic business activities, successful scientific centers of innovation, and a vibrant cultural scene around a university with a rich tradition
To apply, send your application letter, a detailed CV, if applicable publication list, contact details of at least 2 referees and list of grades. We look forward to receiving your application.
To apply online for this vacancy please visit: www.uniklinikum-jena.de/Karriere
Reference number: DM7/2018 (internal and external)
Application deadline: 31.03.2018
In case of equal qualification, persons with disabilities will be given priority.

Closing date: 31.03.2018
Closing date: 31 March 2018 Published on academics.com on date 5 March 2018
In your application, please refer to academics.com

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