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Postdoctoral Fellow (f/m/d)

(Ref. 12/2022)

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

The Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) in Berlin 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.

The Broichhagen Lab (Section Chemical Biology: is looking for a post-doctoral fellow in spectroscopy and microscopy (recent publications: Roßmann et al., bioRxiv 2020; Birke et al., Org. Biomol. Chem. 2022). The position is funded by an ERC Starting Grant and focusses on novel imaging applications in primary cells and tissue with minimal biomolecule labelling intervention to study drug uptake and metabolism in health and disease. The anticipated starting date is September 2022. The positions are initially limited to 2 years with the potential for extension.

Your profile:

We seek highly motivated, ambitious, and talented young scientists to join an enthusiastic and collaborative team in an outstanding scientific environment. Successful postdoc applicants will hold a Ph.D. in a relevant area (e.g. chemistry, physics, cell biology) and have a strong track record of accomplishment. Postdoc candidates with proven experience in microscopical imaging techniques (e.g. confocal light microscopy, STED, STORM, Raman spectroscopy) and an interest in building and establishing a new microscopic technique at the FMP are especially encouraged to apply. All applicants are expected to benefit from excellent written and oral communication skills and display a high personal motivation to excel in science. The working language is English.

We offer:

  • An attractive environment in a pleasant, friendly working atmosphere with an excellent infrastructure
  • Employment with all benefits of the public service
  • Continuing education and training
  • Family service

Compensation is in accordance with the TVöD Bund (German public service) salary scale. Social benefits correspond to those of the public service.

We offer equal opportunities regardless of gender and welcome applications of disabled candidates. They will be preferred in case of equal qualification. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.

For more information please contact:

Dr. Johannes Broichhagen: e-mail: Homepage FMP:

On the FMP homepage please go to Stellenangebote/Jobsand click first on this advertisement and then on the button “Online bewerben”. Please combine your application documents including a concise statement of research interest, CV, contact information for three letters of reference and copies of degree certificates.

We are looking forward to your application!