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PhD position (E13, 65%) in membrane biology

The department of membrane biochemistry at the Life & Medical Sciences (LIMES) Institute of the University of Bonn is offering a

PhD position (f/m) (EG 13 TV-L, 65%)
in the area of membrane biology

For more detailed information on the LIMES institute and the department of membrane biochemistry (Professor Thorsten Lang) please see

The position can start earliest on 1st May 2018 and is initially limited for the duration of 3 years.

In an international working atmosphere, we offer a research topic focussing on the question of how tetraspanin proteins form functional microdomains in the cell membrane (for further reading see Homsi et al., Biophysical Journal, 2014; Schmidt et al., Biophysical Journal, 2016).

We expect the candidate to be highly motivated, open-minded, and eager to learn. He/she should have graduated in biochemistry or another related subject and be familiar with standard cell biology and molecular biology techniques. Moreover, the candidate should be experienced with or have a deep interest in biophysical techniques, in particular in superresolution microscopy imaging.

The University of Bonn is an equal-opportunity employer.

Please send inquiries and applications only by Email (CV, letter of motivation, list of publications and similar activities, certificates, expected availability date, and recommendation letter(s) and/or reference contacts) not later than by April 30, 2018 to Prof. Dr. Lang, Life & Medical Sciences (LIMES) Institute (

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