The research groups ‘CNS Lipidmetabolism in health and disease’ headed by PD Dr. Fitzner and ‘Movement Disorders and Neuromodulation’ headed by PD Dr. C. van Riesen at the Department of Neurology, University Medical Center Göttingen are offering a position for a

PostDoc (f/m/d)

  • Befristung: Initially limited to 1 year with opportunity for 2-year prolongation
  • Arbeitszeit: Full-time
  • Entgelt: Entgelt nach TV-L
  • Anzeige veröffentlicht am 27.03.2024
  • Stelle zu besetzen ab 01.07.2024
  • Bewerbungsschluss: 30.04.2024

The successful candidate will be an active member of the ‘Movement Disorders and Neuromodulation’ group headed by PD Dr. C. van Riesen and the ‘CNS Lipidmetabolism in health and disease’ group headed by PD Dr. D. Fitzner at the Department of Neurology. The main research focus of our groups is the multimodal development of new biomarkers in neurodegenerative and neuroinflammatory CNS diseases. 

The Project:

The successful candidate will focus on developing and new disease biomarkers by applying an array of different techniques, including lipidomics and proteomics. The project will include the evaluation of animal models as well as translational aspects with relevance to human diseases. Through ongoing studies analysis of human plasma and CSF samples can be included in the project outline with the aim of developing tools to gain insight in pathophysiological processes. 

Your Tasks:

•    designing and conducting of experiments

•    data analysis, interpretation and presentation

•    co-supervision of undergraduates, research assistants and interns

•    participation in preparing scientific publications

Your Profile:

•    master´s degree (or equivalent) in biology, immunology, neuroscience or equivalent discipline 

•    willingness to learn about new techniques and scientific fields, intrinsic motivation and independency to contribute their ideas to the project

•    team player and openness for collaboration within our research group, inside the project and beyond

•    experience in animal models of human diseases, cellular biology as well as molecular biology is desirable but not mandatory

Our offer:

•    interesting job in a motivated and open-minded team

•    flexible research environment with varied and responsible field of activity and opportunities for individual development

•    well-equipped laboratory with profound expertise in required models and techniques

•    careful and qualified training and support for the new challenge.

We look forward to hearing from you!

The University Medical Center Göttingen is committed to professional equality. We therefore seek to increase the proportion of under-represented genders. Applicants with disabilities and equal qualifications will be given preferential treatment.

Ihre Bewerbung richten Sie bitte bis zum 30.04.2024 an
Universitätsmedizin Göttingen
Klinik für Neurologie
PD Dr. Fitzner / PD Dr. C. van Riesen
leitender Oberarzt der Klinik für Neurologie / geschäftsführender Oberarzt der Klinik für Neurologie
37099 Göttingen
Tel: 0551 39-67087
Ansprechpartner/in: PD Dr. D. Fitzner, leitender Oberarzt der Klinik für Neurologie PD Dr. Chr. van Riesen, Geschäftsführender Oberarzt der Klinik für Neurologie

Travel and application fees cannot be refunded or transferred.

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