The Institute of Applied Physiology, Medical Faculty at Ulm University, Germany is looking for a
Group leader (advanced Postdoc level) in Neuroscience, and Lab-head immunohistochemistry (wiss. Mitarbeiter), m/f/d
an interdisciplinary research team with international collaborations, integrated in an
exciting scientific environment. We are analysing individual neurons and neuronal networks,
displaying differential vulnerability in aging and disease. We focus on neurodegenerative diseases
& Schizophrenia, the dopamine system, and on ion channels & receptors. Methodologically
combine state-of-the-art functional analysis (e.g. optogenetics, in vivo / in vitro electrophysiology,
Ca2+ imaging, Seahorse, behavioural analysis), with high-end cell-specific molecular and
immunohistochemistry techniques (e.g. in vivo tracing, confocal, STED, Multiphoton-Microscopy,
RNAScope, CRISPR/Cas9, single-cell transcriptomics).
The successful applicant has the opportunity to apply for own grants, and to build up his/her own
independent line of research
, and is expected to lead the Immunohistochemistry laboratory at
the Institute. The possibility for a Habilitation (qualification for a Professorship) is given. The position
is offered initially for three + two years. Longer funding and tenure is possible
and desired. Salary,
benefits etc. are according to the German TV-L system
. As start-date, summer-term 2023 is
envisioned, but a prior or later start is possible.
Applicants are expected to be enthusiastic about science, with excellent degrees
medical- or life-sciences. Team spirit, capability for independent, self-motivated work, and very
good English-skills are required. Technical expertise
in immunohistochemistry, protein
biochemistry and microscopy/imaging, or electrophysiology, as well as experience in studentsupervision
are highly desired. As our medical school teaching takes place in German language
only, the ability to teach in German language
is of great advantage.
Ulm University was ranked first among the German universities younger than 50 years, and offers
a broad range of research programs and core facilities (e.g. the Center for Translational Imaging,
). For further information, please see: www.uniulm.
; or contact Birgit Liss.
Application Deadline: November 30th, 2022
Are you interested?
Please send in your full application, containing cover letter, statement of
research interest (max. 1 page), CV (with 3 most important papers), teaching statement, certificates
(BSc/MSc and PhD/MD degrees or equivalents), and contact details of two references, by mail to:
Prof. Birgit Liss, Institute of Applied Physiology, Ulm University, Albert Einstein Allee 11, 89081
Ulm, Germany. Or send it by e-mail (as one merged PDF-file only) to email@example.com
Please send copies only, as application documents will be destroyed after the selection process. Please note
that expenses related to your application can not be reimbursed. Employment takes place through the
administration department of the University Medical Center Ulm, which acts in the name and on behalf of the
federal state of Baden-Wuerttemberg. Handicapped people with equal qualifications will be employed
preferentially. The Ulm University strives for an increased proportion of women in research and teaching and
therefore strongly encourages qualified female scientists to apply for the position.