1 Postdoc (m/f/d) / Department of Experimental Diabetology

German Institute of Human Nutrition (DIfE)


4 Dec 2023
Job Information

Organisation/Company
German Institute of Human Nutrition (DIfE)
Research Field
Biological sciences
Researcher Profile
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country
Germany
Application Deadline
15 Jan 2024 – 23:59 (Europe/Berlin)
Type of Contract
Temporary
Job Status
Full-time
Hours Per Week
40
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?
No

Offer Description

The German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke (DIfE) is a member of the Leibniz Association. The institute’s mission is to conduct experimental and clinical research in the field of nutrition and health, with the aim of understanding the molecular basis of nutrition-dependent diseases, and of developing new strategies for treatment and prevention.

We invite applications to join the Department of Experimental Diabetology for

1 Postdoc (m/f/d)

starting as soon as possible.

 

Tasks

  • Investigation of the impact of DNA hydroxymethylation (5hmC) on skeletal muscle function
  • Identification of stimuli that trigger 5hmC modification in skeletal muscle
  • Presentation of research results (in scientific journals, colloquia and conferences)

 

Skills and Requirements

  • Very good degree (M.Sc. degree, diploma, state examination) and doctorate in a biomedical subject (e. g. biology, biotechnology, biochemistry)
  • Experience in epigenetics, molecular biology and bioinformatics methods
  • Experience/Knowledge in working with cell culture and/or organoids would be appreciated
  • Very high motivation and willingness for interdisciplinary cooperation in a diverse research environment
  • Excellent English (in speaking and writing) and computer skills, knowledge of German is advantageous, but not required

 

We offer a vibrant and interactive research setting, excellent working conditions and continuing education, close collaboration with national and international project partners, state-of-the-art equipment and support mobility with a jobticket for using the public transport. The position is on a fixed-term contract basis, ending on December 31st, 2025.  The level of salary will be determined on the basis of standard/tariff conditions, present qualifications and professional experience (TV-L, level E13).

 

We are looking forward to your application!

Please send your documents (cover letter explaining your motivation, CV, copies of degrees/certificates and references) as a single pdf-file with reference no. 2023_W08_L before January 15th, 2024 via e-mail to[email protected] .

 

For further information please do not hesitate to contact:

Prof. Dr. Annette Schürmann
Head of the Department of Experimental Diabetology
E-Mail: [email protected]

 

Dr. Meriem Ouni
Phone: +49 33200 88 2505
E-Mail: [email protected]

 

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Requirements

Research Field
Biological sciences
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

  • Very good degree (M.Sc. degree, diploma, state examination) and doctorate in a biomedical subject (e. g. biology, biotechnology, biochemistry)
  • Experience in epigenetics, molecular biology and bioinformatics methods
  • Experience/Knowledge in working with cell culture and/or organoids would be appreciated
  • Very high motivation and willingness for interdisciplinary cooperation in a diverse research environment
  • Excellent English (in speaking and writing) and computer skills, knowledge of German is advantageous, but not required

Languages
ENGLISH
Level
Excellent

Research Field
Biological sciences
Years of Research Experience
1 – 4

Internal Application form(s) needed
DIAB_2023_Postdoc_Inserat.pdf
English
(131.04 KB – PDF)
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Additional Information
Benefits

We offer a vibrant and interactive research setting, excellent working conditions and continuing education, close collaboration with national and international project partners, state-of-the-art equipment and support mobility with a jobticket for using the public transport.

Website for additional job details
https://www.dife.de/karriere/stellenangebote/postdoc-diab/

Work Location(s)

Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
German Institute of Human Nutrition (DIfE) Potsdam-Rehbruecke
Country
Germany
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Where to apply

E-mail
[email protected]

Contact

City
Nuthetal
Website
http://www.dife.de
Street
Arthur-Scheunert-Allee 114-116
Postal Code
14558
E-Mail
[email protected]

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