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The Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) belongs to the „Forschungsverbund Berlin e. V. (FVB)“. The FVB is an institution of seven natural sciences research institutes in Berlin funded by the Federal Republic of Germany and the association of its federal states. The research institutes are members of the Leibniz association.

In the group Structural Interactomics (led by Prof. Fan Liu) there is an opening for a

PhD Student (m/f/d) in Mass Spectrometry and Informatics

Our group focuses on using multi-disciplinary approaches that combines proteomics, cross-linking mass spectrometry, molecular biology, structural biology and bioinformatics to investigate the organizational aspects of protein assemblies and their functions in various organelles. For this position, we are particularly looking for an informatician who has strong interests in developing new informatics tools for mass spectrometry analysis. In addition, opportunities are also available in developing software packages with industrial corporations. We provide an international, innovative and interdisciplinary work environment, with access to state-of-the-art mass spectrometry platform as well as many other infrastructures within the institute and on campus Buch. For further information about the lab please visit the website


We seek highly motivated, ambitious, and talented scientists to join an enthusiastic and collaborative team in an outstanding scientific environment to perform research. Candidates with a background of informatics and/or mass spectrometry techniques are especially encouraged to apply. A good command of the English language and a high personal motivation to excel in science are required.

Research Environment

The Leibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) is a non-university research institute that conducts basic research in molecular pharmacology and provides a vibrant and collaborative environment with state-of-the-art facilities for research and employees from all over the world. We offer equal opportunities regardless of gender and welcome applications of disabled candidates. They will be preferred in case of equal qualification.


The payment level is based on the German state public service salary scale (TVöD-Bund).


Please send your complete application documents including a letter of motivation, CV, transcripts as well as the names and contact information of two references by email to Prof. Dr. Fan Liu ( before Oct 30th, 2021.

Visit our webpage to know more about our lab

On the FMP homepage please go to “Stellenangebote/Jobs” and click first on this advertisement and then on the button “Online bewerben”.

We are looking forward to your application!