Job ID: 12531

Post-doctoral position in Goettingen/Germany

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 14 May 2021

Employment Start Date: 1 July 2021

Contract Length: Initially one year.

City: Goettingen

Country: Germany

Institution: University of Goettingen

Department: Molecular Neurobiology of Behavior


The Department Molecular Neurobiology of Behavior at the University of Göttingen seeks to fill one position of a
Research Assistant (PostDoc) (all genders welcome). Regular working hours will be 100 % of a full position with a contract initially limited to one year. This position should be filled by 1st of July, 2021. Salary: Pay grade 13 TV-L.

The research team investigates neuronal mechanisms underlying learning and memory and the function of neuronal circuits. To do so, we use the model organism Drosophila melanogaster. The molecular basis of the precise wiring of neurons in the Drosophila brain will be analyzed in detail. Moreover, learning-induced synaptic plasticity will be visualized using high resolution microscopy and optical imaging methods, and analyzed in combination with neurogenetic manipulations and behavioral assays.

Your Profile: outstanding doctorate in biology, study focus in the field of Neurobiology, excellent language skills in written and spoken English, very good knowledge and experience in programming, practical experience in the field of Drosophila Neurobiology, practical experience in microscopy techniques.

This post is designed to serve in fostering young researchers and scientists. We offer a lively and stimulating, international research environment with state of the art facilities and excellent mentoring. The University of Göttingen is an equal opportunities employer and places particular emphasis on fostering career opportunities for women. Qualified women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply in fields in which they are underrepresented. The University has committed itself to being a family-friendly institution and supports its employees in balancing work and family life. The mission of the University is to employ a greater number of severely disabled persons. Applications from severely disabled persons with equivalent qualifications will be given preference.


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