Job ID: 12532

Post-doctoral position in Köln/Germany

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 1 June 2021

City: Köln

Country: Germany

Institution: Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research

Department: Synaptic Transmission in Energy Homeostasis


The Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research in Cologne, Germany, invites applications for Postdoctoral Positions in the Research Group Synaptic Transmission in Energy Homeostasis of Dr. Henning Fenselau (

The group uses cell type-specific neuro-technology for mapping, manipulating, and monitoring the regulatory neuronal circuits of energy and glucose homeostasis. Applicants should be highly motivated, ambitious, and talented scientists who wish to be part of an international, enthusiastic and collaborative team in an outstanding scientific environment. Applicants should have a PhD in life science with experience in brain slice electrophysiology, neurocircuitry mapping, mouse genetics, or metabolism research. The working language is English; knowledge of the German language is not required.

The Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research is part of a broad network of research institutions in the Cologne-Bonn area dedicated to research on different life science topics, constituting a vibrant and collaborative environment for international scientists. The institute is equipped with state-of-the-art neuro-technology and excellent core facilities providing outstanding research opportunities for its scientists.

The employment contract is based on contracts for the civil service (TVöD-Bund, Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst). The Max Planck Society is committed to employ more disabled individuals and especially encourages them to apply. The Max Planck Society also seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and especially encourages them to apply.
Please submit your complete application and CV including a full publication list, brief description of your research interests and accomplishments together with contact details of three referees until June 1st 2021 as a single pdf file to


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