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PhD position - Germany  

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Posted on : 12 April 2017

Project Description


Description:
  • Our company  is one of the leading research institutes within the fields of biochemistry, structural and cell biology, and bio medicine. 
  • With its 25 scientific departments and research groups, and a staff of around 850 people, the institute is one of the largest within the company.
  • The Department of Molecular Medicine is seeking a Biochemist for a PhD position. 
  • The successful candidate for this position would take over an ambitious project where reconstituted adhesion complexes are used to understand the earliest molecular events of cell adhesion to integrin substrates.



The position
  • The candidate would join a successful and well-equipped laboratory with world-wide recognition in the field of adhesion biology. 
  • Besides an interesting and disease-relevant project, we offer the opportunity to connect to internationally renowned scientists.
  • We are seeking candidates with a strong background in biochemistry, with in depth experience in
    • Heterologous protein expression and purification, 
    • Characterization of proteins, 
    • Analysis of protein interactions (e.g. surface plasmon resonance, isothermal titration calorimetry, analytical ultracentrifugation, dynamic light scattering). 
  • Our company seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply. 
  • Our company  is committed to employing more disabled individuals and especially encourages them to apply.



Our offer
  • The salary level will be according to public salary scale. 
  • The position is fixed term for two years with possible extension.
  • The position is fixed term for three years with possible extension.