|Location:||Marburg - Germany|
|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students, International Students|
|Funding amount:||Salary and benefits oered commensurate to a public service position in the state Hesse, Germany (TV-H E 13, 50 %).|
|Placed On:||2nd February 2023|
|Closes:||26th February 2023|
The Philipps University, founded in 1527, oers multiple award-winning teaching for around 22,000 students and tackles the important issues of our time with excellent research across a broad spectrum of science.
The Department of Medicine, research group on Physiology and Pathophysiology, Retinal Physiology, PI: Dr. Moritz Lindner, is currently accepting applications for a Research Assistant in Visual Neuroscience (PhD student).
The position is available immediately and oered for a period of 3 years, if no former times of qualification must be considered. Salary and benefits oered commensurate to a public service position in the state Hesse, Germany (TV-H E 13, 50 %).
Dr. Lindner's group uses a wide range of methods from immunohistochemistry to live-cell imaging and electrophysiology to better understand pathophysiological processes in the retina and to develop innovative therapeutic approaches (e.g. viral gene therapy).
You will specifically work on a collaborative project funded by the German Research Foundation entitled "Re-engineering mammalian opsins as a tool for optogenetic vision restoration" (See recent publications: Rodgers et al, Current Biology; Lindner et al, Prog Retin Eye Res., 2022.).
The position is limited to a time period deemed adequate for the completion of a doctoral degree. As part of the assigned duties, there will be ample opportunity to conduct the independent scientific research necessary for the completion of a doctorate. The limitation complies to § 2, 1 WissZeitVG.
Disposition to persue own scientific qualification (e. g. a doctorate project in the field of Neurophysiology) is expected.
This PhD project is part of a highly collaborative DFG-funded program (SPP2127) and will benefit from close interaction with PhD students from other participating laboratories, e.g. whilst participating in Summer Schools organized by the collaborative. Moreover, SPP2127 particularly students with childcare responsibilities. Further information can be found at www.lindnerlab.de and www.spp2127.de.
We actively support the professional development of junior researchers by the oers of Marburg Research Academy (MARA), the International Oice, the Higher Education Didactics Oice and the Human Resources Development Oice.
Contact for further information
Dr. Moritz Lindner
+49 6421-28 66445
We support women and strongly encourage them to apply. In areas where women are underrepresented, female applicants will be preferred in case of equal qualifications. As a certified family-friendly university, we support our employees in balancing family and career. A reduction of working time is possible. Applicants with a disability as discribed in SGB IX (§ 2 Abs. 2, 3) will be preferred in case of equal qualifications. Application and interview costs cannot be refunded.
Please send your application, containing a supporting statement, a CV and a recent text production as a work sample, mentioning registration number above as a single PDF file to Moritz.Lindner@uni-marburg.de before 26th February 2023.
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