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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 eight 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) is a non-university academic research organisation dedicated to basic biomedical research and is located at the Research Campus Berlin Buch in close vicinity to the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine and the Charité Experimental and Clinical Research Center.

We are looking for a

Post-doctoral researcher (m/f)

(Ref. 30/2018)

in the group of mass spectrometry and proteomics (led by Dr. Fan Liu) working 39 hours/week  The position is  initially limited to 2 years with the potential of extension and starting as soon as possible.

Job description:

Our group is interested in developing and applying tools to characterize the complexity of protein interactions within the cell. We use 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 biological consequences in various organelles, with a focus on mitochondria and neuronal synapses. 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. The position offers a unique opportunity for candidates who have interdisciplinary background and wish to apply their scientific knowledge and skills to tackle fundamental biological questions.



We are looking for a highly motivated, responsible, reliable, and flexible scientist that works well independently as well as with others. The candidate should have a PhD degree in analytical chemistry, biochemistry, biology or relevant fields. He/she should also have strong expertise in any of the following fields, such as mass spectrometry, informatics, cell biology or molecular biology. Proficiency in spoken and written English is required.

For more information please contact:

Dr. Fan Liu; e-mail: phone: +49 (0)30 94793 141

Homepage FMP:

Salaries will be based on TVöD (Bund). In 2013 the institute has been awarded the certificate of the audit Beruf und Familie as family-friendly employer. We offer equal opportunities regardless of gender and welcome applications of disabled candidates. They will be preferred in case of equal qualification.  

Please upload complete application documents only as a single merged PDF-file including CV, copies of degree certificates and the names and contact informations of two referees as soon as possible but not later than October 10th, 2018 via the FMP`s online job application facility (button “Apply online”). Failing to submit the materials as a single PDF results in immediate exclusion from the competition.

We are looking forward to your application!